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.
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 monitoring 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, 2020. Effective January 1, 2018.