A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE JOINT LEGISLATIVE OVERSIGHT COMMITTEE ON JUSTICE AND PUBLIC SAFETY TO STUDY REQUIRING ALL PERSONS ARRESTED OR IMPRISONED FOR A FELONY OR MISDEMEANOR TO BE FINGERPRINTED AND PHOTOGRAPHED.
Amends GS 15A-502 to require that a person charged with committing a felony or misdemeanor be photographed and fingerprinted when the person has been (1) arrested and taken into custody or committed to a detention facility; (2) committed to imprisonment upon conviction; or (3) convicted of a felony, if the person has not previously been photographed and fingerprinted under the statute. Specifies requirements naming the entities responsible for taking the photographs and fingerprints. Requires the photos and fingerprints to be forwarded to the State Bureau of Investigation. Makes conforming changes. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2013.
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