Bill Summary for S 148 (2019-2020)

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Feb 26 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 148 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 26, 2019
AN ACT TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO DISCLOSE OR RELEASE RECORDINGS FOR PURPOSES OF SUSPECT IDENTIFICATION OR APPREHENSION OR TO LOCATE A MISSING OR ABDUCTED PERSON.
Intro. by D. Davis.

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Bill summary

Amends GS 132-1.4A(h), allowing a custodial law enforcement agency to disclose or release a recording in its sole discretion to a district attorney for any of the three existing purposes identified. Adds the following to the purposes for which a recording can be disclosed or released: suspect identification or apprehension and noncriminal investigative purposes such as community-oriented publicity or goodwill. 

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