Bill Summaries: H545 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2023 - View summary

    Amends the title of GS 14-34.1 to “Willful or wanton discharge of certain barreled weapons or a firearm.” Creates new subsection (a1), making it a Class E felony to willfully or wantonly discharge a firearm or barreled weapon capable of a muzzle velocity of at least 600 ft. per second in or on the property of another without permission, or on a public street or highway, or any public place where people (other than the person firing the weapon) are present. Effective and applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2023.