Duty to Call 911

nc-stampHB 785 – Duty to Call 911/Violation Misdemeanor

Primary Sponsor: Rep. Frank Iller (R – Brunswick)

This bill would require any person who knows or has reason to know that another is in need of emergency assistance has a duty to dial 911 to summon police, fire department or ambulance. Failure to dial 911 under these circumstances would be a class A1 misdemeanor.

This bill has been referred to the House Judiciary II Committee.


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