GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT WHEN A DISTRICT COURT JUDGE TRANSFERS A JUVENILE FELONY CASE TO SUPERIOR COURT, THE SUPERIOR COURT HAS JURISDICTION OVER THAT FELONY, ANY RELATED OFFENSE, AND ANY GREATER OR LESSER INCLUDED OFFENSE OF THAT FELONY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. G.S. 7A-610(a) is amended by adding the following sentence at the end of the subsection:
"When the case is transferred to superior court, the superior court has jurisdiction over that felony, any offense based on the same act or transaction or on a series of acts or transactions connected together or constituting parts of a single scheme or plan of that felony, and any greater or lesser included offense of that felony."
Sec. 2. This act shall become effective October 1, 1983, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 15th day of June, 1983.