Bill Summary for H 593 (2019-2020)

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Jun 19 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 593 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 3, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS MODIFICATIONS TO THE GENERAL STATUTES RELATED TO JUVENILE CRIME PREVENTION COUNCILS, INDIVIDUALS UNDER EIGHTEEN IN CUSTODY, THE STATEWIDE MISDEMEANANT CONFINEMENT PROGRAM, CRIMINAL COURT FEES, AND RADIOLOGICAL EMERGENCY PLANNING FEES; TO APPROPRIATE FUNDS; TO CREATE A REGISTRY REQUIREMENT REVIEW FOR CERTAIN SEX OFFENDERS; AND TO CLARIFY DECLARATION PUBLICATION.
Intro. by Richardson, Morey, John, Rogers.

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Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Revises the long title to refer to the misdemeanant confinement program (was, misdemeanor confinement program). Makes conforming changes throughout.

Revises several proposed changes set out in Section 8 to provide that if a juvenile who is confined in a facility turns 18 while in custody, custody of the juvenile may be transferred from the Juvenile Justice Section of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice to the appropriate sheriff. Amends the following statutes accordingly: GS 15A-521; GS 15A-1343(a1)(3); GS 15A-1343.2(e)(5) and (f)(6); GS 15A-1344(d2) and (e); GS 15A-1351(a); and GS 15A-1352(a) and (f).

Amends Section 8(c) to make further conforming changes to GS 15A-521(c)(3) regarding release orders. 

Amends Section 8(l) to make technical and clarifying changes to the proposed revisions in GS 148-13 regarding earned time and good credits.

Amends Section 8(p) to extend the effective date for the revisions in Section 8 related to juvenile detention from July 1, 2020, to August 1, 2020.

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