Bill Summary for H 3 (2011-2012)

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Jan 26 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 3 (Public) Filed Wednesday, January 26, 2011
TO PROVIDE FOR THE ADOPTION OF THE GOOD FAITH EXCEPTION TO THE EXCLUSIONARY RULE INTO STATE LAW.
Intro. by Stam, Ingle, Faircloth.

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Amends GS 15A-974 by removing the requirement that evidence be suppressed at criminal trial if it is obtained as a result of a substantial violation of the provisions of GS Chapter 15A (Criminal Procedure Act). Requests the North Carolina Supreme Court to reconsider and overrule its holding in State v. Carter that the good faith exception to the exclusionary rule, which exists under federal law, does not apply under state law.

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