GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2014-7
HOUSE BILL 1131
AN ACT TO EXEMPT CLAY COUNTY FROM STATE WILDLIFE LAWS WITH RESPECT TO OPOSSUMS BETWEEN THE DATES OF DECEMBER 26 AND JANUARY 2.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. No State statutes, rules, or regulations related to the capture, captivity, treatment, or release of wildlife shall apply to the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) between the dates of December 26 of each year and January 2 of each subsequent year.
SECTION 2. This act applies only to Clay County.
SECTION 3. This act is effective on and after December 30, 2013.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 12th day of June, 2014.
s/ Philip E. Berger
President Pro Tempore of the Senate
s/ Thom Tillis
Speaker of the House of Representatives