Identical to S 453 filed on 3/26/13.
Codifies subsections (a) through (k) of Section 15.3A (establishing the NC Human Trafficking Commission) of SL 2012-142 in new GS 143A-55.10 and makes the following changes. Expands the membership of the NC Human Trafficking Commission (Commission) from 12 to 15 by adding representatives of Legal Aid of NC, Department of Labor, the NC Justice Center, a trauma expert, the NC Coalition Against Human Trafficking, a hospital or health care representative, one of the area sexual assault response teams, a faith-based shelter or benefits organization, the State Bureau of Investigation, the State Highway Patrol, and a district attorney. Modifies who is to make each type of appointment and removes ex officio members. Provides that members serve two-year terms and are allowed to be reappointed. Provides for appointment by the Chair. Requires that office space be provided in Raleigh for the Commission. Requires the Attorney General to allocate funds, from funds available to the Department of Justice, to fund the Commission's work.
Status: Ref to the Com on Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House, if favorable, Judiciary (House Action) (Apr 2 2013)
Bill H 495 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 1 2013 - More information