GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-101
HOUSE BILL 224
AN ACT to require the court to attempt to identify outstanding warrants before entering an order in a criminal case only in cases in which the defendant is in custody, as recommended by the north carolina courts commission.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. G.S. 15A‑301.1(p) reads as rewritten:
"§ 15A‑301.1. Electronic Repository.
(p) Prior to the entry of
any order of the court in a criminal case, the court shall attempt to identify
all outstanding warrants against that
individualindividual, if in
custody, and notify the appropriate law enforcement agencies of the
location of the individual."
SECTION 2. This act becomes effective December 1, 2017, and applies to orders entered on or after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 26th day of June, 2017.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Roy Cooper
Approved 1:51 p.m. this 12th day of July, 2017