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NCJ Number: 155199 Find in a Library
Title: North Carolina Structured Sentencing Act and Related Statutes, 1994 Edition
Corporate Author: North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Cmssn
United States of America
Date Published: 1994
Page Count: 49
Sponsoring Agency: National Institute of Justice/
Rockville, MD 20849
NCJRS Photocopy Services
Rockville, MD 20849-6000
North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Cmssn
Raleigh, NC 27602
Sale Source: National Institute of Justice/
NCJRS paper reproduction
Box 6000, Dept F
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United States of America

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North Carolina Sentencing and Policy Advisory Cmssn
P.O. Box 2472
Raleigh, NC 27602
United States of America
Document: PDF
Type: Legislation/Policy Description
Language: English
Country: United States of America
Annotation: North Carolina's Structured Sentencing Act has two parts, one focusing on the structured sentencing of persons convicted of crimes and the other containing related statutes.
Abstract: General provisions of the first part concern structured sentencing, felony and misdemeanor sentencing, multiple convictions, aggravated and mitigated sentences, enhanced sentences, and punishment limits. The second part deals with responsibilities of a community penalties program, the sentencing of persons who have used or threatened to use a firearm during the commission of a crime, punishment for felonies and misdemeanors, the sentencing of habitual felons, prior convictions of violent felons, verdict and judgment, forfeiture of licensing privileges after felony conviction, and probation conditions. The second part also describes criteria for selection and sentencing of youthful offenders to IMPACT (Intensive Motivational Program of Alternative Correctional Treatment), special probation rules, probation revocation, imprisonment, postrelease supervision, life imprisonment without parole, sentence appeals, capital offenses, and sentence reductions allowed for work. Tables
Main Term(s): State courts
Index Term(s): Alternatives to institutionalization; Community-based corrections (adult); Community-based corrections (juvenile); Felony; Incarceration; Misdemeanor; North Carolina; Probation conditions; Sentencing guidelines
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