Bill Summary for S 393 (2011-2012)

Summary date: 

Mar 22 2011

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 393 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 22, 2011
TO APPROPRIATELY INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR FELONY DEATH BY VEHICLE AND AGGRAVATED FELONY DEATH BY VEHICLE SO THAT THE PUNISHMENT FOR CAUSING A DEATH WHILE DRIVING IMPAIRED IS ONE CLASS HIGHER THAN CAUSING SERIOUS BODILY INJURY WHILE DRIVING IMPAIRED, AND TO MAINTAIN THE PENALTY FOR AGGRAVATED FELONY DEATH BY VEHICLE AT ONE CLASS HIGHER THAN FELONY DEATH BY VEHICLE.
Intro. by Atwater.

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Makes aggravated felony death by vehicle a Class C felony (was, Class D) and felony death by vehicle a Class D felony (was, Class E). Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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