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.
PUBLIC RECORDS ACCESS - NC RESIDENTS ONLY.
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AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT ACCESS TO NORTH CAROLINA PUBLIC RECORDS ARE FOR NORTH CAROLINA RESIDENTS.Intro. by Daniel, Brock, Hise.
Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 5 2017)
Tue, 4 Apr 2017 Senate: Filed
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Wed, 5 Apr 2017 Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Bill S 649 (2017-2018)Summary date: Apr 6 2017 - View Summary