Bill Summary for H 880 (2015-2016)

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Apr 17 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 880 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT AUTHORIZING COMPANY POLICE OFFICERS TO USE APPROPRIATE AND REASONABLE FORCE TO KEEP A RESPONDENT AT THE FACILITY WHERE THE RESPONDENT IS TO OBTAIN AN EXAMINATION BY A PHYSICIAN OR PSYCHOLOGIST PURSUANT TO COURT ORDER.
Intro. by Jordan, Elmore, Faircloth.

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Adds a new subsection (i) to GS 122C-251 to provide that if a respondent is being temporarily detained in accordance with GS 122C-261(d), 122C-263(a), or 122C-263(d)(2) and the law enforcement officer leaves the facility after a finding, with the input of the personnel at the facility, that it is safe to temporarily detain the respondent at the facility under the supervision of the facility personnel, then an individual acting as a company police officer may use appropriate and reasonable force and means either to keep the respondent at the facility where the respondent is to be detained or return the respondent to the facility where the respondent is to be detained if it is pursuant to a continuous and immediate pursuit.

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