AN ACT AMENDING THE LAWS PERTAINING TO CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS TO CLARIFY THAT A KNOWING VIOLATION OF A CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDER IS PUNISHABLE BY CIVIL OR CRIMINAL CONTEMPT AND CLARIFYING THE SCOPE OF STAY ON PROCEEDINGS WHEN A CASE IS ON APPEAL. Enacted May 21, 2015. Section 1 is effective October 1, 2015. The remainder is effective May 21, 2015.
Bill Summaries: H79 CONTEMPT FOR 50C/ SCOPE OF STAY FOR APPEALS.
Summary date: May 21 2015 - View Summary
Summary date: Mar 11 2015 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes the short and long titles.
Amends GS 1-294, Scope of stay; security limited for fiduciaries, providing that unless otherwise provided by the Rules of Appellate Procedure, when an appeal is perfected it stays all further proceedings in the court below upon the judgment appealed from, or upon the matter embraced, except that the court below can proceed on matters included in the action that are not affected by the judgment appealed from.
Amends the effective date clause to provide that the above proposed changes are effective when the act becomes law.
Summary date: Feb 11 2015 - View Summary
Amends GS 50C-10, as the title indicates. Effective for orders entered on or after October 1, 2015.