Bill Summary for S 148 (2019-2020)

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Apr 11 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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Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.

Amends GS 132-1.4A(h), by no longer providing that the release of the records is at the custodial law enforcement agency's sole discretion. Amends the purposes for which the disclosure or release of a recording may be made to include locating a missing or abducted person and by removing the proposed language allowing release for noncriminal investigative purposes such as community-oriented publicity or good will. Makes technical changes.

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