AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PUNISHMENT FOR ASSAULT WITH A FIREARM ON A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER, PROBATION OFFICER, OR PAROLE OFFICER AND ON AN EMPLOYEE OF A DETENTION FACILITY. SL 2019-116. Enacted July 11, 2019. Effective December 1, 2019.
Bill Summaries: H 224 ASSAULT W/ FIREARM ON LEO/INCREASE PUNISHMENT.
Summary date: Jul 11 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: Mar 6 2019 - View Summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes the act's long title.
Further amends GS 14-35.1, increasing from a Class E felony to a Class D felony assault with a firearm upon a person employed at a detention facility operated under the jurisdiction of the State or local government while the employee is in the performance of the employee's duties. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.
Summary date: Feb 27 2019 - View Summary
Amends GS 14-34.5 as the title indicates; increases the penalty from a Class E to a Class D felony. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.