HOUSE BILL 1215
AN ACT TO PROMOTE SAFETY IN THE USE OF FIREARMS IN CERTAIN COUNTIES.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge any center fire rifle upon the land of another or from the right-of-way of any public road or highway onto or across the land of another without first having secured the express written permission of the owner or lessee of the land upon, onto or across which such rifle is to be discharged.
Sec. 2. The written permission required by Section 1 shall be effective for only 12 months following the granting thereof, is not transferable, shall be carried on the person of the permittee while in possession of a center fire rifle on the land owned or leased by the person from whom such permission was obtained, and shall be exhibited to any law enforcement officer on request.
Sec. 3. All law enforcement officers including wildlife protectors are hereby authorized, and it shall be their duty, to aid in the enforcement of this law.
Sec. 4. Violation of this act shall constitute a misdemeanor punishable by a fine not to exceed fifty dollars ($50.00) or imprisonment not to exceed 30 days.
Sec. 5. This act shall apply only to the counties of Bertie, Durham, Hertford, Gates and Pasquotank.
Sec. 6. This act shall become effective upon its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 12th day of April, 1974.