Bill Summary for H 477 (2013-2014)

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Mar 28 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 477 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 28, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT ALLOWING A COURT TO CONSIDER AS A TYPE OF RELIEF IN GRANTING A DOMESTIC VIOLENCE PROTECTIVE ORDER THE USE OF A GPS TRACKING DEVICE ON A PERSON WHO HAS COMMITTED ACTS OF DOMESTIC VIOLENCE AND REQUIRING THE NORTH CAROLINA DEPARTMENT OF PUBLIC SAFETY TO REPORT ON IMPLEMENTATION AND COST IMPACT.
Intro. by Lambeth, S. Ross, Schaffer.

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Amends GS 50B-3 by adding a new GS 50B-3(a)(9a), which provides that being electronically monitored by way of a Global Positioning System (GPS) device, or other similar device, is considered a type of relief granted under a protective order.  The defendant is responsible for any costs associated with the use of the device.

Effective July 1, 2014, applying to offenses committed on or after that date.

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