AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE MUTUAL AID AGREEMENTS WITH OUT-OF-STATE LAW-ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES. SL 2019-130. Enacted July 19, 2019. Effective July 19, 2019.
Bill Summaries: H629 LAW-ENFORCEMENT MUTUAL AID.
Summary date: Jul 22 2019 - View Summary
Summary date: Jun 4 2019 - View Summary
Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Modifies the proposed changes to GS 160A-288, concerning cooperation between law enforcement agencies, to also include county police departments of another state in the definition of law enforcement agency as the term is used in the statute, so long as the other state's laws allow for mutual aid with out-of-state law enforcement officers (previously only included out-of-state municipal police departments or sheriff's offices in the same manner).
Summary date: Apr 15 2019 - View Summary
House committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Makes additional technical changes to GS 160A-288.
Summary date: Apr 9 2019 - View Summary
Amends GS 160A-288 (Cooperation between law enforcement agencies) by removing the limitation in subsection (a) that a law enforcement agency may only provide assistance to another agency to enforce the laws of North Carolina, and by adding to subdivision (b)(2) a definition of agency in addition to law enforcement agency, as well as expanding those definitions to include a municipal police department or sheriff's office of another state if the laws of the other state allow for mutual aid with an out-of-state agency. Requires adherence to GS 15A-403 (regarding authority and procedures for arrest by officers from other states).