GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2013-70
HOUSE BILL 456
AN ACT CONCERNING membership on the domestic violence review team in mecklenburg county and establishing a domestic violence review team in Pitt county and Alamance county.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Subsection (c) of Section 1 of S.L. 2009-52 reads as rewritten:
Composition. - The Review Team shall consist
of of (i) a lead agency,
Community Support Services of Charlotte, North Carolina, agency that has
experience working with victims of domestic violence and (ii) representatives
of public and nonpublic agencies in the community that provide services to
victims or families of domestic violence, including:violence. No
person who has been convicted of a domestic violence-related crime or who has
been a participant in a batterer intervention program shall be a member of the
Review Team. The board of county commissioners shall designate the lead agency
for the Review Team. The members of the Review Team shall include all of the
A representative from a domestic violence victim's service
who shall be appointed by the lead agency pursuant to subdivision (7) of
subsection (d) of this section.
(2) Two survivors of domestic violence who shall be appointed by the lead agency pursuant to subdivision (7) of subsection (d) of this section.
attorney from the local district attorney's office.The district attorney
from the appropriate prosecutorial district or an assistant district attorney
designated by the district attorney. (3)(4) Local
law enforcement personnel.A local law enforcement officer appointed by
the chief of the local police department of the largest municipality in the
county and at least one law enforcement officer from the other police
departments in the county appointed jointly by the chiefs of police of the
other municipalities in the county.
(5) The sheriff of the county or a person designated by the sheriff.
representative from the local medical examiner's office.The medical
examiner of the county or a person designated by the medical examiner. (5)(7) A
representative from the local department of social services.The director
of the department of social services or a person designated by the director. (6)(8) A
representative from the local health department.The director of the
county health department or a person designated by the director. (7)(9) A
representative from an area mental health authority.The director of the
local mental health managed care organization or a person designated by the
director. (8)(10) A
representative from the local public schools.The superintendent of the
public schools or a person designated by the superintendent. (9)(11) A
representative from a health care system.each of the primary health
care systems in the county. (10)(12) Local
medic or emergency services personnelA magistrate designated by the
chief district court judge. (11)(13) A survivor
of domestic violence.A representative of an institution of higher
education appointed by the board of county commissioners.
(14) A probation and parole officer who supervises probationers convicted of domestic violence appointed by the chief probation and parole officer of the judicial district.
(15) A district court judge who presides over domestic violence cases designated by the chief district court judge.
(16) At the option of the board of county commissioners, the board may appoint not more than two additional representatives from the community who have knowledge, experience, or expertise in preventing domestic violence."
SECTION 2. Section 2 of S.L. 2009-52 is repealed.
SECTION 3. Section 3 of S.L. 2009-52 reads as rewritten:
"SECTION 3. Each
Review Team established pursuant to this act shall
issue an interimissue
a report to the local board of county commissioners, the North Carolina
Domestic Violence Commission, and the Governor's Crime Commission summarizing
its findings and activities by June 15, 2011, and a final report with and
making recommendations for action by June 15, 2014. 2014, and
every three years thereafter. The reports shall not identify the specific
cases or case reviews that led to the individual Review Team's findings and
SECTION 4. Section 5 of S.L. 2009-52 reads as rewritten:
"SECTION 5. This
act applies to
Mecklenburg County only.Alamance County, Pitt County,
and Mecklenburg County."
SECTION 5. This act applies to the following counties: Alamance, Pitt, and Mecklenburg.
SECTION 6. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 11th day of June, 2013.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives