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.
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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