HOUSE BILL 299
AN ACT RELATING TO HUNTING FROM PUBLIC ROADS IN DUPLIN COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. Chapter 450, Session Laws of 1951, is hereby repealed.
Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person, except as herein provided, to discharge a firearm from the right-of-way of any public maintained roadway, in the act of taking or attempting to take game animals; provided however, this Act shall not apply to person(s) who have permission from the landowner or other person in charge of the land adjoining such public maintained roadway. Said permission may be (a) in writing; or (b) oral; or (c) implied. For the purpose of this Act, "implied" shall mean that the land adjoining such public maintained roadway is not posted. Permission obtained pursuant to the provisions of this Act may be continuous for one open hunting season.
Sec. 3. The wilful violation of this Act shall be punishable by not more than ten days' imprisonment or not more than fifty dollars' ($50.00) fine, or both, in the discretion of the Court.
Sec. 4. This Act shall apply only to the Counties of Duplin, Durham, and Stokes.
Sec. 5. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 6. This Act shall become effective on and after October 1, 1969.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 7th day of April, 1969.