Bill Summary for S 78 (2013-2014)
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A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE NORTH CAROLINA COURTS COMMISSION TO STUDY REQUIRING CITIES AND COUNTIES TO REMOVE PERSONAL INFORMATION FROM RECORDS AVAILABLE ON INTERNET WEB SITES MAINTAINED BY COUNTIES AND CITIES WHEN REQUESTED BY CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT PERSONNEL, PROSECUTORS, AND JUDICIAL OFFICERS.Intro. by Hartsell.
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House amendment makes the following changes to the 5th edition.
Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition in their entirety.
Changes the long title.
Directs the NC Courts Commission to study the development of a process to remove personal information of nonelected officials from records commonly available on city and county websites. Sets out seven areas of consideration that must be in the study, including under what circumstances the information removed from websites is subject to disclosure as a public record and the costs of such a process to the cities and counties of North Carolina. Requires the NC Courts Commission to consult with any other agencies, institutions, or individuals that it deems appropriate.
Findings and recommendations, along with any recommended legislation, are to be reported to the 2015 General Assembly upon its convening.