GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

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HOUSE BILL 111

Corrected Copy 2/28/11

 

Short Title:        Handgun Permit Valid in Parks & Restaurants.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representatives Hilton, Barnhart, Steen, and Hastings (Primary Sponsors).

For a complete list of Sponsors, see Bill Information on the NCGA Web Site.

Referred to:

Judiciary Subcommittee B.

February 16, 2011

 

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to allow persons with concealed handgun permits to protect themselves and their families in restaurants and to  allow a concealed handgun permittee to carry a HANDGUN in a park.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 14-269.3(b) is amended by adding a new subdivision to read:

"(5)      A person on the premises of an establishment that is a restaurant under G.S. 18B-1000(2) or G.S. 18B-1000(6), provided the person has a valid concealed handgun permit under Article 54B of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes."

SECTION 2.  G.S. 14-415.23 reads as rewritten:

" 14-415.23.  Statewide uniformity.

It is the intent of the General Assembly to prescribe a uniform system for the regulation of legally carrying a concealed handgun. To insure uniformity, no political subdivisions, boards, or agencies of the State nor any county, city, municipality, municipal corporation, town, township, village, nor any department or agency thereof, may enact ordinances, rules, or regulations concerning legally carrying a concealed handgun. A unit of local government may adopt an ordinance to permit the posting of a prohibition against carrying a concealed handgun, in accordance with G.S. 14-415.11(c), on local government buildings, their appurtenant premises, and parks.buildings and their appurtenant premises."

SECTION 3.  This act becomes effective December 1, 2011.