House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes all provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Allows the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety to study (1) requiring all persons arrested or imprisoned for a felony or misdemeanor to be fingerprinted and photographed, (2) entities responsible for the photographs and fingerprints, (3) allowing taking a person's photo when a person is cited for a violation but not arrested and there is a question as to who the person is, and (4) other relevant issues. Requires a report to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety on or before the convening of the 2015 General Assembly. Amends the act's title.
Bill H 535 (2013-2014)Summary date: May 14 2013 - View summary
Bill H 535 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 3 2013 - View summary
Amends GS 15A-502 to require that a person charged with committing a felony or misdemeanor be photographed and fingerprinted when the person has been (1) arrested and taken into custody or committed to a detention facility; (2) committed to imprisonment upon conviction; or (3) convicted of a felony, if the person has not previously been photographed and fingerprinted under the statute. Specifies requirements naming the entities responsible for taking the photographs and fingerprints. Requires the photos and fingerprints to be forwarded to the State Bureau of Investigation. Makes conforming changes. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013.