HB 1313 | ND State Capitol | Wednesday at 9:30 AM – 10:30 AM
Nonpartisan Leaguer RepresentativeRuth Buffalo for North Dakota has introduced a bill to include data on missing and murdered indigenous people. This is a very important bill for ND. Indigenous people go missing here at a much higher rate than any other group of people.
Please consider attending the committee hearing meeting. Bring written testimony! Bring your spoke testimony! Or just bring your support! It is important to write your legislative district’s representatives if you cannot make the meeting on Wednesday morning.
Read the full bill here
The attorney general shall maintain a criminal justice data information sharing system within the bureau of criminal investigation for the exchange of criminal justice data information by judicial, law enforcement, and emergency services agencies, and the department of transportation. The criminal justice data information sharing system must include data related to missing and murdered indigenous people. Only an authorized individual employed by a criminal justice agency as defined in section 12-60-16.1