AN ACT TO ALLOW DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDERS, CIVIL NO-CONTACT ORDERS, AND INVOLUNTARY COMMITMENT ORDERS TO BE TRANSMITTED BY ELECTRONIC AND FACSIMILE TRANSMISSION, TO AMEND LAWS REGARDING TRANSPORTATION OF PERSONS BEING INVOLUNTARILY COMMITTED, AND TO REQUIRE THE ADMINISTRATIVE OFFICER OF THE COURTS TO RECEIVE INPUT ON CLARIFYING LANGUAGE USED IN CITATIONS AND MAKE CHANGES AS APPROPRIATE.
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Deletes proposed GS 162-16.1.
Amends GS 50B-3 and GS 50C-9 to require the clerk of court to deliver protective orders and civil no-contact orders directly to the appropriate law enforcement agency for service and allows transmission by electronic or facsimile transmission with consent of the receiving law enforcement agency.
Amends the act's long title.
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