Bill Summary for H 740 (2015-2016)

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Apr 15 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 740 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 14, 2015
AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A PILOT PROGRAM ON ALLOWING THE USE OF A GPS TRACKING DEVICE ON A PERSON WHO HAS COMMITTED ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE.
Intro. by Lambeth, Conrad, Hanes, Terry.

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Identical to H 722, filed 4/14/15.

Requires the Department of Public Safety (DPS), in consultation with specified entities, to conduct a pilot program in Forsyth County for the use of global positioning system tracking devices on domestic violence offenders. Makes the offender subject to the monitor responsible for the costs associated with the device. Specifies issues that must be considered in implementing the program. Requires DPS to report to the Joint Legislative Oversight Committee on Justice and Public Safety on the effectiveness of the program by April 1, 2018. Effective January 1, 2016. 

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