House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends GS 14-415.1 to clarify that in addition to firearms, weapons of mass death and destruction, and ammunition, convicted felons are prohibited from owning or possessing an electric weapon or electric device intended to be used as a weapon (was, any electric weapon or device). Also provides that it is unlawful for a convicted felon to carry a concealed weapon, including a tear gas gun or similar device intended to be used as a weapon (was, a tear gas gun or a chemical weapon or device).
Adds new subsection (a) to GS 14-415.1 defining serious bodily injury as the term is defined in GS 14-32.4(a), and defining the term serious injury as a lesser degree of physical harm than serious bodily injury such as bruises, lacerations, broken bones, or any other indications of physical injury that do not rise to the level of serious bodily injury.
Makes organizational changes to proposed subsection GS 14-415.1(a1).
Bill H 582 (2011-2012)Summary date: May 19 2011 - View summary
Bill H 582 (2011-2012)Summary date: Mar 31 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 14-415.1(a), adding that it is also unlawful for a person convicted of a felony to purchase, own, possess, care, or control any ammunition, or electric weapon or device. Adds that it is unlawful for a person convicted of a felony to carry a concealed weapon, including a tear gas gun or a chemical weapon or device. Enacts new subsections (a1), (a2), (a3), and (a4) to set the following punishments under GS 14-415.1, unless the offense receives greater punishment under another provision of law: makes a person who violates the statute guilty of a Class G felony; makes a person who violates the statute and discharges the weapon guilty of a Class E felony; makes a person who violates the statute and causes serious injury guilty of a Class D felony; and makes a person who violates the statute and causes serious bodily injury guilty of a Class C felony. Current law punishes all violations of the statute as a Class G felony. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2011.