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  • Summary date: May 26 2022 - View Summary

    Identical to H 1024, filed 5/24/22.

    Adds a new section to Chapter VII of the Charter of the City of Durham (City), SL 1975-671, as amended, to authorize the City to employ and allow civil personnel to investigate traffic crashes involving property damage only, naming these personnel Civilian Traffic Investigators (investigators). Details nine requirements of the City and investigators regarding the employment of investigators, including establishing minimum employment standards and compliance with specified training conditions, equipment issuance, and limits of investigator authority. Specifies that investigators cannot be issued a weapon and have no authority to arrest or issue criminal process. Requires the City to report to the specified NCGA committees by December 31, 2023, on the training and use of investigators between the date the act becomes law and November 1, 2023.