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North Carolina Enhanced Penalty for Second Degree Trespass (HB 562)

This law was last updated on Oct 31, 2017


This law is Anti–LGBTQ

State

North Carolina

Number

HB 562

Status

Failed to Pass

Proposed

Apr 4, 2017

Topics

Anti-Transgender, LGBTQ

Full Bill Text

www.ncga.state.nc.us

HB 562 would increase the penalty for second degree trespass to a Class 1 misdemeanor if the offense occurs in a multi-occupancy bathroom, shower, or changing facility.

If passed, transgender individuals may be criminalized for using public accommodations in accordance with their gender identity.

Related Legislation

Companion bill to SB 668.

This bill was introduced only a week after a provision in HB 2 was repealed. The provision had prohibited transgender individuals from using public accommodations in accordance with their gender identity.


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