Bill Summary for S 768 (2017-2018)

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Jun 13 2018

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 768 (Public) Filed Tuesday, May 29, 2018
AN ACT TO UPDATE THE GENERAL STATUTES OF NORTH CAROLINA WITH PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE BY CHANGING THE PHRASE "MENTAL RETARDATION" TO "INTELLECTUAL DISABILITY" IN CERTAIN SECTIONS AND TO MAKE OTHER PEOPLE FIRST LANGUAGE AMENDMENTS AND TECHNICAL AMENDMENTS IN THOSE SECTIONS, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE GENERAL STATUTES COMMISSION.
Intro. by Barringer, Harrington, Krawiec.

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House amendment to the 2nd  ed. revises the bill as follows.

Amends GS 14-27.20(2) by adding to the definition of mentally incapacitated a victim who has been provided a poisonous or controlled substance without the victim’s knowledge or consent.

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