AN ACT TO DIRECT THAT THE JUVENILE JUSTICE SECTION OF THE DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY PERSONNEL RECEIVE JUVENILE MINORITY SENSITIVITY TRAINING ANNUALLY AND TO CLARIFY THE DUTIES OF JUVENILE COURT COUNSELORS.
Amends GS 114-12.1 to require the Juvenile Justice Section (Section) of the Division of Adult Correction and Juvenile Justice to ensure that all of the Section's personnel (was, all juvenile court counselor and other Division personnel) receive minority sensitivity training. Makes the Section responsible for creating, implementing, and evaluating the training annually. Makes conforming changes. Effective October 1, 2021.
Amends GS 143B-831 by amending the powers and duties of juvenile court counselors by removing any other duties that the court may direct.
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