Bill Summary for H 187 (2015-2016)

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Mar 31 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 187 (Public) Filed Tuesday, March 10, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON COMMITS THE OFFENSE OF CYBERSTALKING IF THE PERSON KNOWINGLY INSTALLS OR PLACES A TRACKING DEVICE WITHOUT CONSENT AND USES THE DEVICE TO TRACK THE LOCATION OF AN INDIVIDUAL.
Intro. by Glazier, Horn, Faircloth, McGrady.

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

Amends GS 14-196.3 adding language to the proposed term "fleet vehicle" providing that fleet vehicles are also motor vehicles used as demonstrators, test vehicles, or loaner vehicles by motor vehicle dealers. Amends the provisions which create exceptions to the prohibition and unlawful tracking of vehicles, expanding on the exception for the owner of fleet vehicles, establishing that the provisions also do not apply to creditors of fleet vehicles or a motor vehicle dealer or seller as defined in GS 20-286 and 25A-6 when tracking such vehicles. Also exempts the installation, placement, or use of an electronic tracking device to locate and remotely disable a fleet vehicle with the express consent of the purchaser, borrower, or lessee of the fleet vehicle. Makes a clarifying change to GS 14-196.3(e)

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