GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2017-77
SENATE BILL 217
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM OR BOW AND ARROW FROM the right‑of‑way in RICHMOND county.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. It is unlawful to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, or to attempt to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, from, on, across, or over the roadway or right‑of‑way of any public road. For purposes of this section, the term "public road" shall not include any unpaved roads within the Wildlife Resources Commission's Sandhills Game Land.
SECTION 2. Violation of the provisions of this act is punishable as a Class 3 misdemeanor.
SECTION 3. This act is enforceable by law enforcement officers of the Wildlife Resources Commission, by sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, and by other peace officers with general subject matter jurisdiction.
SECTION 4. This act applies only to Richmond County.
SECTION 5. This act becomes effective October 1, 2017, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 29th day of June, 2017.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives