AN ACT TO CLARIFY THE EFFECTIVE DATE FOR THE LAW REGARDING THE RESTORATION OF FIREARMS RIGHTS AND THE LAW AMENDING THE FELONY FIREARMS ACT TO ALLOW CERTAIN EXCEPTIONS THAT ARE SIMILAR TO THOSE ALLOWED UNDER FEDERAL LAW, AND TO CLARIFY THAT THE INFORMATION OBTAINED PURSUANT TO A CRIMINAL RECORD CHECK OF A PETITIONER FOR THE RESTORATION OF FIREARMS RIGHTS SHALL BE KEPT CONFIDENTIAL BUT IS NOT REQUIRED TO BE KEPT IN A SEPARATE CONFIDENTIAL FILE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 1/31/11 and 2/9/11. Enacted March 5, 2011. Effective March 5, 2011.
Summary date: Mar 7 2011 - View summary
Bill H 18 (2011-2012)Summary date: Feb 9 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends Section 7 of SL 2010-108 to make the following technical clarification: GS 14-415.4(l) (pertaining to the restoration of firearms rights), as enacted by Section 1 of SL 2010-108, becomes effective February 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. Clarifies that the remainder of act becomes effective February 1, 2011.
Adds a new section amending GS 114-19.28(c) to require the clerk of superior court to keep information obtained from the State Bureau of Investigation related to firearms restoration rights confidential in the applicable court file (currently, the information must be kept in a separate confidential file).
Makes a conforming change to the title.
Bill H 18 (2011-2012)Summary date: Jan 31 2011 - View summary
Amends Section 7 of SL 2010-108 as the title indicates. Provides that GS 14-415.4(1) (regarding the restoration of firearms rights) as enacted by Section 1 of SL 2010-108 applies to offenses committed on or after the act’s effective date of February 1, 2011.