Numerous North Carolina laws taking effect in December

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By JONATHAN DREW
Associated Press

RALEIGH, NC (AP) – New North Carolina laws are aimed at cracking down on revenge porn, keeping children safe from the liquid used in electronic cigarettes and regulating automatic license plate readers.

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Parts or all of more than 30 laws passed by North Carolina lawmakers will take effect Tuesday.

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One law bars posting nude images online without the subject’s consent and with the intent to cause harm. The offense will be a felony for adult offenders and repeat juvenile offenders.

Another creates regulations law enforcement agencies that use automatic license plate readers. Data captured by the systems can only be preserved for 90 days unless it’s subject to a search warrant or request from a law enforcement agency.

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