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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Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Amends the new provisions of GS 143B-1015 to specify that a law enforcement agency can enter information from a missing person report, which is defined to include a missing child or person, into NamUS at any time, and must enter the information into NamUS upon a missing child having been missing for more than 30 days (previously, did not specifically include missing child information in the authorization and mandate to enter missing or unidentified person information). Also specifies that a law enforcement agency must enter both listed categories of information when entering missing child information into NamUS. Amends GS 143B-1016, making a technical change regarding the responsibilities prescribed to the NC Center for Missing Persons.