Bill Summary for H 879 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Apr 22 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 879 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO THE JUVENILE CODE IN REGARD TO DUE PROCESS PROTECTIONS, REENTRY OF JUVENILES IN THE DELINQUENCY SYSTEM, AND CONFINEMENT OF JUVENILES.
Intro. by Jordan, Glazier, McGrady, Avila.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition:

Amends proposed GS 7B-2408.5 to provide that the provisions of GS 15A-974 (Exclusion or suppression of unlawfully obtained evidence) apply to the section. 

Amends GS 7B-2510, making clarifying changes. 

Amends GS 7B-3200 and proposed subsection (e1), making technical and clarifying changes.

Amends GS 7B-1903 concerning secure custody review hearings, adding language that provides that such hearings can be waived for not more than 30 calendar days and only with the consent of the juvenile or through the counsel for the juvenile. Also requires the order for continued secure custody to be in writing with appropriate findings of fact. Makes a technical change to subsection (f). 

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