AN ACT TO ALLOW LAW ENFORCEMENT AGENCIES TO DISCLOSE OR RELEASE RECORDINGS FOR PURPOSES OF SUSPECT IDENTIFICATION OR APPREHENSION OR TO LOCATE A MISSING OR ABDUCTED PERSON.
Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 132-1.4A(h), by no longer providing that the release of the records is at the custodial law enforcement agency's sole discretion. Amends the purposes for which the disclosure or release of a recording may be made to include locating a missing or abducted person and by removing the proposed language allowing release for noncriminal investigative purposes such as community-oriented publicity or good will. Makes technical changes.