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  • Summary date: Jun 13 2013 - View Summary

    A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO MAKE TECHNICAL AND CLARIFYING CHANGES TO THE JUSTICE REINVESTMENT ACT OF 2011. Enacted June 12, 2013. Section 6 is effective October 1, 2013. The remainder is effective June 12, 2013.


  • Summary date: Apr 4 2013 - View Summary

    House committee substitute makes a technical change to the 1st edition. 

  • Summary date: Mar 19 2013 - View Summary

    Amends GS 15A-1343(b)(3a), providing that a defendant must not abscond, willfully avoiding supervision or by willfully making the defendant's whereabouts unknown to the supervising probation officer, if the defendant is placed on supervised probation (previously, no requirement of being on supervised probation).

    Amends GS 15-205, deleting the requirement that a person on probation be taken, within 30 days, to the local prison unit to appreciate the consequences of probation revocation.

    Amends GS 15A-1344(d2) and 15A-1340.17(e) making clarifying and technical changes.

    Repeals GS 143B-1159, the North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Commission Report. Also repeals GS 15A-1368.4(e)(14) listing submitting to supervision under the Intensive Post-Release Suspension Program as a controlling condition, the violation of which may have resulted in revocation of post-release supervision.

    Section 6 of this act, amending the sentencing grid for B1 through Class E felonies, is effective October 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.