Bill Summary for H 121 (2019-2020)

Summary date: 

Apr 11 2019

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 121 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 19, 2019
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE EXPUNCTION OF CERTAIN OFFENSES COMMITTED ON OR BEFORE NOVEMBER 30, 2019, FOR OFFENDERS UNDER THE AGE OF EIGHTEEN AT THE TIME OF CONVICTION AND TO MODIFY THE LAW ON EXPUNCTION OF RECORDS WHEN CHARGES ARE DISMISSED OR THERE ARE FINDINGS OF NOT GUILTY.
Intro. by Stevens, Hurley, Jarvis, Carter.

View: All Summaries for BillTracking:

Bill summary

House amendment to the 4th edition makes the following changes.

Amends the heading of Part I of the act.

Amends proposed GS 15A-145.8 to clarify that petitions for expungement are to be forwarded to the senior resident superior court judge.

Amends the following statutes by removing the requirement that the court state the reasons why an expunction was not granted when an expunction without a hearing is not ordered: GS 15A-145.8 (expuntion of record for offenders under age 18 at the time of conviction of certain misdemeanors and felonies upon completion of the sentence), and GS 15A-146 (expunction of records when charges are dismissed or there are findings of not guilty).

© 2020 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view