Article 2D.

Habitual Breaking and Entering Status Offense.

14-7.25. Definitions.

The following definitions apply in this Article:

(1) "Breaking and entering." - The term means any of the following felony offenses:

a. First degree burglary (G.S. 14-51).

b. Second degree burglary (G.S. 14-51).

c. Breaking out of dwelling house burglary (G.S. 14-53).

d. Breaking or entering buildings generally (G.S. 14-54(a)).

e. Breaking or entering a building that is a place of religious worship (G.S. 14-54.1).

f. Any repealed or superseded offense substantially equivalent to any of the offenses in sub-subdivision a., b., c., d., or e. of this subdivision.

g. Any offense committed in another jurisdiction substantially similar to any of the offenses in sub-subdivision a., b., c., d., or e. of this subdivision.

(2) "Convicted." - The person has been adjudged guilty of or has entered a plea of guilty or no contest to the offense of breaking and entering.

(3) "Status offender." - A person who is a habitual breaking and entering status offender as described in G.S. 14-7.26. (2011-192, s. 3(a).)