Bill Summary for H 747 (2019-2020)
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AN ACT TO REQUIRE LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO ENTER MISSING CHILD, MISSING PERSONS, OR UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS INFORMATION INTO THE NATIONAL MISSING AND UNIDENTIFIED PERSONS SYSTEM AFTER THIRTY DAYS HAVE PASSED AND THE PERSON HAS NOT BEEN FOUND OR IDENTIFIED.Intro. by McNeill, Faircloth, Floyd, C. Smith.
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Amends GS 143B-1015 to allow a law enforcement agency to enter missing or unidentified person information into NamUS (defined in GS 143B-1011 as the National Missing and Unidentified Persons System created by the US Department of Justice's National Institute of Justice) at any time and requires entering such information into NamUS when (1) the person has been missing for more than 30 days and (2) an unidentified person has not been identified for more than 30 days following the person's death. Requires a law enforcement agency that enters missing or unidentified person information into NamUS to (1) include all information regarding the missing or unidentified person and (2) enter into NamUS the fact that a missing person has been found or an unidentified person identified if either of these circumstances occurs following the original entry of the person's information into NamUS. Makes additional clarifying and technical changes to GS 143B-1011 and GS 143B-1016. Effective October 1, 2019.