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  • Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - View Summary

    AN ACT TO CREATE A CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR DISTURBING OR DISMEMBERING HUMAN REMAINS. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 6/2/11. Enacted June 23, 2011. Effective December 1, 2011.

  • Summary date: Jun 2 2011 - View Summary

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the first edition. Deletes all provisions of previous edition and replaces them with AN ACT TO CREATE A CRIMINAL PENALTY FOR DISTURBING OR DISMEMBERING HUMAN REMAINS. Rewrites GS 14-401.22 to enact additional subsections stating that any person who willfully disturbs, vandalizes, or desecrates human remains or commits or attempts to commit upon human remains an act of sexual penetration is guilty of a Class I felony. Provides exceptions to the provision. Provides that any person who attempts to conceal evidence of the death of another by knowingly and willfully dismembering or destroying human remains is guilty of a Class H felony. Provides that any person who violates the previous provision, knowing or having reason to know the human remains are of a person who did not die of natural causes, is guilty of a Class D felony. Defines human remains as any dead human body in any condition of decay or any significant part of a dead human body. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

  • Summary date: Mar 2 2011 - View Summary

    Amends GS 14-409.10 to allow a North Carolina citizen to purchase a firearm in another state if the individual undergoes a background check that satisfies the laws of the state in which the purchase takes place and that includes an inquiry of the National Instant Background Check System. Deletes the current provisions of GS 14-409.10, which allow North Carolina citizens to purchase rifles, shotguns and ammunition in states contiguous to North Carolina (without any provisions concerning background checks). Effective December 1, 2011.