DOMESTIC VIOLENCE FATALITY REVIEW IN BUNCOMBE (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 808 (Local) Filed Wednesday, June 6, 2018
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REVIEW TEAM IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY.
Intro. by Edwards.

Status: Ch. SL 2018-116 (Senate Action) (Jun 28 2018)

SOG comments (1):

Short and Long Title Changes

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes changes to the short and long titles. The original titles are as follows:

BUNCOMBE COUNTY DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE.

AN ACT TO ALLOW THE BUNCOMBE COUNTY BOARD OF COMMISSIONERS TO CREATE A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE TASK FORCE TO COMBAT THE RISING RATE OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE IN THE COUNTY AND BETTER SERVE THE NEEDS OF THE CITIZENS OF BUNCOMBE COUNTY.

Bill History:

S 808/S.L. 2018-116

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 28 2018 - More information

    AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REVIEW TEAM IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY. Enacted June 28, 2018. Effective June 28, 2018.


  • Summary date: Jun 26 2018 - More information

    Senate committee substitute deletes all provisions of 1st edition and replaces it with AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE REVIEW TEAM IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY. Amends short title as indicated. Amends SL 2009-52, Section 5, as amended by SL 2013-70 and SL 2013-270, which establishes a domestic violence fatality prevention and protection review team in certain counties, to include Buncombe County in the list of participating counties. Amends SL 2013-70, Section 5, as amended by SL 2013-270, with the same change. 


  • Summary date: Jun 6 2018 - More information

    Authorizes the Buncombe County Board of Commissioners (Commissioners) to create a Domestic Violence Task Force (Task Force) by resolution. Requires the Commissioners to develop the mission for the Task Force to address five specified community needs to combat the rise in domestic violence and address the needs of victims. Provides that the Task Force will work in conjunction with other governmental and nongovernmental agencies to share information necessary to meet the specified objectives. Requires the Commissioners to determine criteria for membership and to select and manage membership of the Task Force. Limits the Task Force's access to records in a domestic violence fatality case to when a district attorney has given written approval for access after the completion of the investigation or court proceedings or that access by the Task Force will not have any negative or adverse effects on the investigation or completion of a pending case. Requires the Commissioners to establish reporting requirements for the Task Force. Prohibits any report issued under the act from identifying the specific case or case reviews that led to the Task Force's findings and recommendations. Applies to Buncombe County only.


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