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In December 2018, after over a year of study, the North Carolina legislature’s Task Force on Sentencing Reforms for Opioid Drug Convictions recommended that the legislature enact opioid sentencing reforms. Read the Task Force’s recommendations here. FAMM is supporting reforms to North Carolina’s lengthy mandatory minimum sentences for drug offenses. Keep checking here for updates as bills are introduced to reform mandatory minimum drug sentences in North Carolina. You can also sign up for FAMM’s emails for more information on how you can help reform North Carolina’s sentencing laws.

2019 Laws and Policy

How You Can Advocate for Sentencing Reform in North Carolina

You can do several things to work toward reforming North Carolina’s sentencing laws.

Latest News:

FAMM applauds introduction of North Carolina Next Step Act

Friday, April 26, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org  FAMM APPLAUDS INTRODUCTION OF NORTH CAROLINA NEXT STEP ACT The bill includes prison reforms that would strengthen families and reduce recidivism. RALEIGH, NC – FAMM applauds the introduction of the North Carolina Next Step Act, HB 988, by Reps. Holly Grange (R-20), Rena Turner (R-84), and Jon Hardister (R-59). The bill complements … Read More

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Sentencing reform in North Carolina pushed by advocates, Trump State of the Union guest Matthew Charles

Tuesday, April 16, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org SENTENCING REFORM IN NORTH CAROLINA PUSHED BY ADVOCATES, TRUMP STATE OF THE UNION GUEST MATTHEW CHARLES RALEIGH, NC – Criminal justice reform advocates and Matthew Charles, President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union guest, held a press conference at the North Carolina State Capitol today to urge the passage of the … Read More

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Trump State of the Union guest Matthew Charles to urge North Carolina legislature to enact sentencing reform

Tuesday, April 9, 2019

Contact: Rabiah Burks, 202-822-6700 rburks@famm.org TRUMP STATE OF THE UNION GUEST MATTHEW CHARLES TO URGE NORTH CAROLINA LEGISLATURE TO ENACT SENTENCING REFORM RALEIGH, NC – Criminal justice reform advocates and Matthew Charles, President Donald Trump’s 2019 State of the Union guest, will hold a press conference on Tuesday, April 16, at 10:00 a.m. in the North Carolina General … Read More

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