Bill Summary for H 281 (2015-2016)

Summary date: 

Mar 25 2015

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 281 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 18, 2015
AN ACT TO PROVIDE FOR THE DIVISION OF ADULT CORRECTION TO PROVIDE COPIES OF ALL RECORDS TO THE OFFICE OF THE CHIEF MEDICAL EXAMINER IN THE EVENT OF THE DEATH OF AN INMATE IN THE CUSTODY OF THE DIVISION.
Intro. by L. Hall, Setzer, Cunningham, Pierce.

View: All Summaries for BillTracking:

Bill summary

House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

Amends proposed GS 148-10.5, concerning deaths of inmates and subsequent records, clarifying that the records sent to the Chief Medical Examiner after the death of an inmate are used for the purpose of determining the cause and manner of death. Provides that the Chief Medical Examiner has to request copies of the records concerning any report the State Bureau of Investigation makes if it investigates the death of the inmate. Further provides that any records provided to the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner pursuant to this statute are not considered public records as defined in GS 132-1 if the records would not be public records in the custody of the Division of Adult Correction or the State Bureau of Investigation.

© 2022 School of Government The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

This work is copyrighted and subject to "fair use" as permitted by federal copyright law. No portion of this publication may be reproduced or transmitted in any form or by any means without the express written permission of the publisher. Distribution by third parties is prohibited. Prohibited distribution includes, but is not limited to, posting, e-mailing, faxing, archiving in a public database, installing on intranets or servers, and redistributing via a computer network or in printed form. Unauthorized use or reproduction may result in legal action against the unauthorized user.

Printer-friendly: Click to view