Bill Summaries: S450 (2023-2024 Session)

  • Summary date: Mar 30 2023 - View summary

    Amends the following statutes to no longer limit the firearms that can be ordered to be destroyed to only those which do not have a legible, unique identification number or are unsafe for use because of wear, age, or modification: GS 15-11.1(b1)(3) (relating to the disposition of firearms seized as evidence); GS 15-11.2(d)(1) (relating to the disposition of unclaimed firearms not confiscated or seized as evidence); and GS 14-239.1(4) (relating to the confiscation and disposition of deadly weapons used by a defendant upon conviction of certain offenses). Applies to any firearm found or received by a local law enforcement agency on or after July 1, 2023.