GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA
SESSION LAW 2015-73
HOUSE BILL 574
AN ACT TO provide that STATE WILDLIFE LAWS do not apply TO OPOSSUMS BETWEEN THE DATES OF DECEMBER 29 AND JANUARY 2.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. No State or local statutes, rules, regulations, or ordinances related to the capture, captivity, treatment, or release of wildlife shall apply to the Virginia opossum (Didelphis virginiana) between the dates of December 29 of each year and January 2 of each subsequent year.
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified this the 3rd day of June, 2015.
s/ Daniel J. Forest
President of the Senate
s/ Tim Moore
Speaker of the House of Representatives
s/ Pat McCrory
Approved 10:00 a.m. this 11th day of June, 2015