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§ 15A‑832.1. Responsibilities of judicial officials issuing arrest warrants.

(a)        In issuing awarrant for the arrest of an offender for any of the misdemeanor offenses setforth in G.S. 15A‑830(a)(7)g., based on testimony or evidence from acomplaining witness rather than from a law enforcement officer, a judicialofficial shall record the defendant's name and the victim's name, address, andtelephone number electronically or on a form separate from the warrant anddeveloped by the Administrative Office of the Courts for the purpose ofrecording that information, unless the victim refuses to disclose any or all ofthe information, in which case the judicial official shall so indicate.

(b)        A judicial officialissuing a warrant for the arrest of an offender for any of the misdemeanoroffenses set forth in G.S. 15A‑830(a)(7)g. shall deliver the court's copyof the warrant and the victim‑identifying information to the office ofthe clerk of superior court by the close of the next business day. As soon aspracticable, but within 72 hours, the office of the clerk of superior courtshall forward to the district attorney's office the victim‑identifyinginformation set forth in subsection (a) of this section. (2001‑433, s. 4; 2001‑487,s. 120.)