GRAND JURY IF LEO CHARGED PERFORMING DUTIES.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 415 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 28, 2019
AN ACT TO CREATE A RIGHT FOR LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS TO TESTIFY BEFORE A GRAND JURY WHEN THE OFFICER MAY BE CRIMINALLY CHARGED FOR A CRIME THAT ALLEGEDLY OCCURRED WHILE THE OFFICER WAS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF THE OFFICER'S DUTIES.
Intro. by Daniel, Edwards, Britt.

Status: Re-ref to Judiciary. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Apr 3 2019)

SOG comments (1):

Identical bill

Identical to H 649, filed 4/9/19.

S 415

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 28 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 15A-626 to provide that the district attorney must notify a law enforcement officer by personal service 10 days before a grand jury is to consider a presentment or indictment of the law enforcement officer for actions arising out of or in the performance of the officer's duties as a sworn law enforcement officer. Requires notifying the officer that he/she is entitled to appear before the grand jury and voluntarily testify or present evidence if he/she desires. If the officer elects to testify, he/she must be called after the State's evidence has been presented.

    Applies to grand jury proceedings on or after December 1, 2019.


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