TO PROVIDE FOR REVIEW OF A DEFENDANT'S PARTICIPATION IN A COURT-ORDERED ABUSER TREATMENT PROGRAM, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE COMMITTEE ON DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Amends GS 15A-1343(b)(12) (concerning regular conditions of probation) to require a defendant attending an abuser treatment program to abide by all program rules. Directs the probation officer to forward a copy of the probation judgment to the treatment program and request to be notified of any violations. Requires the court to review the defendant’s participation in the program within 30 days of a notification that the defendant violated program rules or failed to complete the program within the specified time period. Specifies requirements for notification of the case review.
Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to defendants placed on probation on or after that date.
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