The amendment states that during the first 48 hours of a police investigation, or during the first two days in which a suspect in police custody has not been arraigned, the suspect's name would be placed under a gag order.
The embargo includes suspects in all cases, except where public safety is concerned, or when the publication serves the investigation's purposes.
The "concealment bill" states that the embargo will have no time limit and that its violation will be punishable by one year in jail.
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