Bill Summaries: S649 (2017-2018 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 6 2017 - View summary

    Amends GS 132-1(b), GS 132-1.4(d), GS 132-1.9, GS 132-6, GS 132-6.2, and GS 132-9 (regarding public records and access to them) to replace references to the "people," "persons," or "any person"with "residents of this State," thereby limiting access to State residents only. Further amends GS 132-6 (Inspection and examination of records) to provide that public records maintained by the clerk of court and register of deeds of every county shall be open to inspection and copying by any person, subject to the requirements and conditions of GS Chapter 132. Effective October 1, 2017.