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.
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.
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