Bill Summaries: S840 ALLOW CLERKS TO HEAR TRAFFIC CASES VIRTUALLY.

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  • Summary date: May 26 2020 - More information

    Requires the Administrative Office of the Courts, in consultation with the North Carolina Conference of Clerks of Superior Court, to (1) identify traffic offenses over which clerks of superior court may be given authority to preside, (2) give clerks of superior court authority to hold in-person and remote hearings involving the identified traffic offenses, and (3) provide necessary technology to preside over remote proceedings in a manner that ensures the validity and integrity of the proceedings.

    Appropriates $50,000 in nonrecurring funds for 2020-21 from the General Fund to the Administrative Office of the Courts to implement the requirements of this act.

    Effective July 1, 2020, and expires March 1, 2021.


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