Bill Summary for H 50 (2023-2024)

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Summary date: 

Feb 15 2023

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2023-2024 Session
House Bill 50 (Public) Filed Thursday, February 2, 2023
Intro. by Chesser, D. Hall, K. Hall, Saine.

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Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 1st edition adds the following. 

Enacts new GS 14-32.5 making it a Class A1 misdemeanor to use or attempt to use physical force, or threaten the use of a deadly weapon, against another person if the person committing the offense is a: (1) current or former spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim; (2) person with whom the victim shares a child; (3) person who is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse, parent, or guardian; or (4) person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim. Amends GS 14-415.12, to allow a sheriff to deny a concealed handgun permit to an applicant who has been found guilty or received a prayer for judgment continued or suspended sentence of this new statute. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2023.

Make conforming changes, including changing the act's long title.