AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW PROVIDING FOR MINIMUM STANDARDS FOR JAIL DORMITORIES TO ALLOW COUNTIES TO HOUSE SIXTY‑FOUR INMATES PER DORMITORY SO LONG AS CERTAIN MINIMUM STANDARDS ARE MET. Enacted June 24, 2014. Effective June 24, 2014.
Summary date: Jun 24 2014 - More information
Summary date: Jun 10 2014 - More information
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition. Deletes the amendments to GS 14-256, which made it a Class H felony to escape from a county facility when the person has been charged with a felony and committed to the facility pending trial. Makes conforming changes including amending the long title.
Summary date: Jul 15 2013 - More information
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Makes GS 153A-221(d), which allows county detention facility dorms to house up to 64 inmates if six specified conditions are met, applicable to all counties (was, applied to counties with a population exceeding 250,000 according to the most recent federal census).
Adds an amendment to GS 14-256 to make a person guilty of a Class H felony upon escaping from a county or city confinement facility or officers if the person has been charged with or convicted of a felony (was, convicted of a felony) and has been committed to the facility pending trial or transfer (was, pending transfer) to the state prison system. Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses occurring on or after that date.
Makes conforming changes to the act's long title.
Summary date: May 14 2013 - More information
Senate amendment makes the following change to the 1st edition:
Makes technical change to the bill title by deleting the word "inmates" after "hundred fifty thousand."
Summary date: Mar 27 2013 - More information
Amends GS 153A-221 to apply the provision that allows a county detention facility dormitory to house up to 64 inmates as long as provided conditions are met, to counties with a population in excess of 250,000 (was, in excess of 300,000).
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