Bill Summary for H 347 (2019-2020)

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May 3 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 347 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 13, 2019
AN ACT DIRECTING THE JUVENILE JURISDICTION ADVISORY COMMITTEE TO STUDY MODIFYING THE DEFINITIONS OF DELINQUENT JUVENILE AND UNDISCIPLINED JUVENILE TO INCLUDE ONLY JUVENILES AT LEAST TEN YEARS OF AGE.
Intro. by Morey, Horn, McGrady, Harrison.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Makes technical changes to remove the changes to the definition of delinquent juvenile set out in GS 7B-1501(7) (as amended by the act) that becomes effective December 1, 2019.

Amends GS 143B-805 to make the definitions of delinquent juvenile and undisciplined juvenile as they apply to Part 3, Juvenile Justice Section, Article 13, Department of Public Safety mirror the definitions now provided for in GS 7B-1501.

Eliminates the proposed changes to GS 7B-2513, concerning committing delinquent juveniles to the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety for placement in a youth development center. Makes conforming deletions.

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