AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES RELATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY. Enacted October 1, 2015. Section 2 is effective October 1, 2015. The remainder is effective July 1, 2015.
Summary date: Oct 6 2015 - View summary
Summary date: Sep 29 2015 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 3rd edition.
Amends the short and long titles.
Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition and replaces them with the following.
Amends SL 2015-241, the Appropriations Act, adding new section 16A.9, prohibiting the allocation of $333,557 from budget code 23002 to the State Bureau of Investigation (SBI) to update the Statewide Automated Fingerprint Identification System (SAFIS). Provides that the Department of Public Safety (DPS) can use up to $3 million in over-realized receipts during the 2015-17 fiscal biennium for replacement of the SAFIS.
Amends GS 143B-930(a) to allow costs of storing and maintaining public information to be added to the fee to be charged by the DPS for the disbursement of information from the State Bureau of Investigation at the request of a citizen.
Amends GS 15A-502(a2) and GS 15A-502(a4), as enacted by Section 11.(h) of SL 2015-195, to require arresting law enforcement agencies to submit fingerprints of those charged with the specified misdemeanor offenses only to the SBI (previously required the fingerprints and the offense to be submitted to the National Criminal Instant Background Check System and to the SBI). Effective October 1, 2015.
Amends GS 143B-911(a), as amended by Section 16A.7(f) of SL 2015-241, concerning the State Capitol Police, adding language that provides that the Chief, special officers, and employees of the State Capitol Police Section are not considered members of the State Highway Patrol.
Unless otherwise noted above, the act is effective on July 1, 2015.
Summary date: Apr 30 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition:
Makes a technical change to the act's long title.
Provides that the Division of Adult Correction can require an inmate participating in the reinstatement process to submit to a drug test if it is reasonably suspected that the inmate is engaged in the illegal use of controlled substances. Provides that an inmate that tests positive for a controlled substance is ineligible to continue to participate in the driving privilege reinstatement process.
Makes a technical change.
Summary date: Apr 29 2015 - View summary
The committee substitute to the 2nd edition is to be summarized.
Summary date: Apr 28 2015 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Adds the North Carolina Sheriffs' Association to those entities that the Division of Adult Corrections must collaborate with in developing the process allowing an inmate whose driving privileges have been suspended or revoked for driving while impaired or driving under the influence may complete the requirements for reinstatement of driving privileges before release.
Summary date: Apr 15 2015 - View summary
Requires the Division of Adult Corrections (Division) of the Department of Public Safety, in collaboration with specified state entities, to develop a process for an inmate whose driving privileges have been suspended or revoked for a conviction of driving while impaired or driving under the influence to complete the requirements for reinstatement of the inmate's driving privileges before the inmate's release. Requires the Division, on or before October 1, 2015, to report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety on the status of the development of the process. Requires the Division to implement the process no later than January 1, 2016.