Bill Summary for H 535 (2013-2014)

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May 14 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 535 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 3, 2013
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.
Intro. by Faircloth, McNeill, Burr, Boles.

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House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Deletes all provisions of the 1st edition and replaces it with the following. Allows the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety to study (1) requiring all persons arrested or imprisoned for a felony or misdemeanor to be fingerprinted and photographed, (2) entities responsible for the photographs and fingerprints, (3) allowing taking a person's photo when a person is cited for a violation but not arrested and there is a question as to who the person is, and (4) other relevant issues. Requires a report to the House Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety and the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Justice and Public Safety on or before the convening of the 2015 General Assembly. Amends the act's title.

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