JUVENILE MEDIA RELEASE.-AB

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 295 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 18, 2015
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE DIVISION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT IS APPROPRIATE TO RELEASE CERTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT AN ESCAPED DELINQUENT JUVENILE.
Intro. by Boles.

Status: Ch. SL 2015-41 (House Action) (May 29 2015)

SOG comments (1):

Long Title Change

House committee substitute to the 1st edition changes the long title. The original title was as follows:

AN ACT TO PERMIT THE DIVISION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DETERMINE THE LEVEL OF THREAT OF AN ESCAPED JUVENILE BEFORE RELEASING INFORMATION REGARDING THE JUVENILE TO THE PUBLIC, AS RECOMMENDED BY THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY

Bill History:

H 295/S.L. 2015-41

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 1 2015 - More information

    AN ACT TO PERMIT THE DIVISION OF JUVENILE JUSTICE OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO DETERMINE WHETHER IT IS APPROPRIATE TO RELEASE CERTAIN INFORMATION ABOUT AN ESCAPED DELINQUENT JUVENILE. Enacted May 29, 2015. Effective May 29, 2015.


  • Summary date: Mar 24 2015 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Changes the long title.

    Deletes proposed language in GS 7B-3102(a) which required the Division of Juvenile Justice (Division) to determine the level of threat posed to the community by an escaped juvenile and if deemed appropriate, release to the public the specified information. Amends same subsection to require the release of a statement by the Division as to the juvenile's threat to self or to others only when deemed appropriate by the Division. 

     


  • Summary date: Mar 18 2015 - More information

    Amends GS 7B-3102(a) to require the Division of Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety to, within 24 hours of the time a juvenile escapes from custody, determine the level of threat posed to the community by the escaped juvenile and if deemed appropriate release to the public the specified information (previously, did not require a level of threat determination).  Directs the Deputy Commissioner of Juvenile Justice or designee to make the level of threat determination.

     


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