GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

H                                                                                                                                                    1

HOUSE BILL 227

 

 

Short Title:        Purchase of Firearms in Other States.

(Public)

Sponsors:

Representatives Hollo, Gillespie, Hilton, and Jones (Primary Sponsors).

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

Referred to:

Judiciary Subcommittee A.

March 3, 2011

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to provide that a person may buy a FIREARM IN another state, provided the person satisfies the appropriate background checks.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 14-409.10 reads as written:

" 14-409.10.  Purchase of rifles and shotguns out of State.

It shall be lawful for citizens of this State to purchase rifles and shotguns and ammunition therefor in states contiguous to this State. Notwithstanding any other provision of law of this State, a citizen of this State may purchase a firearm in another state if the citizen undergoes a background check that satisfies the law of the state of purchase and that includes an inquiry of the National Instant Background Check System."

SECTION 2.  This act becomes effective December 1, 2011.