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Life & Family Issues Archives

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    Jun
    13

    House Bill 725: Weak on Answers

    Posted in Crime, Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues, Miscellaneous By Netsmart | Tagged ,

    House Bill 725, the Young Offenders Rehabilitation Act, cleared a hurdle in the North Carolina House of Representatives yesterday, passing the Judiciary Subcommittee A. It is now heading to the Appropriations Committee. Also known as the "Raise the Age" bill, this legislation seeks to modify the court's classification of a minor to include 16- and […]

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    May
    30

    SB 306 "Capital Punishemnts/Amendments" Passes through Committee and Families are One Step Closer to Justice

    Posted in Crime, Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues, Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Netsmart | Tagged ,

    The Racial Justice Act (which is a part of Senate Bill 306) is now one step from being repealed in the North Carolina General Assembly. House Judiciary B took a vote Wednesday and SB 306 is headed to the House floor for a vote. House Judiciary B meets every Wednesday at 10 am in the […]

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    May
    28

    Sen. Goolsby Talks About SB 306 and Racial Justice Act

    Posted in Crime, Life & Family Issues, Miscellaneous, Politicians & Politicking By Netsmart

    x http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uPMDVDxtlMY Sen. Goolsby (R-New Hanover) takes a few minutes to talk about the Racial Justice Act and how it is affecting families who have had loved ones murdered. Tomorrow, May 28th, House Judiciary Subcommittee B will vote on whether or not to pass SB 306 "Capital Punishments/Amendments.

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    May
    17

    HB 109 "Require Safetty Helmets/Under 21" and Your Story

    Posted in Healthcare, Legislative Activity, Life & Family Issues, Miscellaneous, Public Safety By Netsmart

    What is your story when it comes to riding motorcycles? Do you ride one? Do you have a family member/friend that was hurt while riding a motorcycle? Do you work with motorcycle accident patients? When Judiciary Subcommittee B and the House met this week, there were many stories that were told about personal experiences and […]

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    Nov
    30

    The Devil is in the Details

    Posted in Crime, Life & Family Issues, Public Safety By Netsmart | Tagged

    “The Devil is in the details” should be the theme of the Legislative Research Commission’s Age of Juvenile Offender Committee. This committee is meeting to discuss what to go about last year’s “Raise the Age” bill. HB632/S506 was proposed in 2011, and would raise the age from 16 to 18 to determine whether you would […]

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