AN ACT TO IMPLEMENT RECOMMENDATIONS MADE BY THE NORTH CAROLINA HUMAN TRAFFICKING COMMISSION.
House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 7B-3200 to now require a person filing a petition for expunction of records pertaining to delinquent adjudication to have been released from juvenile court jurisdiction. Excepts from this requirement a person whose participation in the offense was a result of having been a victim of human trafficking or a victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons, as specified in state and federal law. Amends the petition requirements to require a person exempt from the new requirement to state that the petitioner was adjudicated delinquent for an offense the petitioner participated in as a result of having been a victim of human trafficking or a victim of a severe form of trafficking in persons. Applies to petitions filed on or after December 1, 2019. Makes conforming, clarifying and organizational changes.
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