RICHMOND/RIGHT-OF-WAY SAFETY.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 217 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 8, 2017
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM OR BOW AND ARROW FROM THE RIGHT-OF-WAY IN RICHMOND COUNTY.
Intro. by McInnis.

Status: Ch. SL 2017-77 (Senate Action) (Jun 29 2017)

Bill History:

S 217/S.L. 2017-77

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 30 2017 - More information

    AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM OR BOW AND ARROW FROM THE RIGHT-OF-WAY IN RICHMOND COUNTY. Enacted June 29, 2017. Effective October 1, 2017.


  • Summary date: Jun 28 2017 - More information

    Conference report makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    The House recedes from House Amendment 1 to the 1st edition, which amended the long title, and expanded the scope of the act to also make it a Class 3 misdemeanor to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, or attempt to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, from, on, across, or over the roadway or right-of-way of any public road in Buncombe County, excluding unpaved roads within the Sandy Mush Game Lands.


  • Summary date: Jun 22 2017 - More information

    House amendment makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Expands the scope of the act to also make it a Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, or attempt to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, from, on, across, or over the roadway or right-of-way of any public road in Buncombe County, excluding unpaved roads within the Sandy Mush Game Lands.


  • Summary date: Mar 8 2017 - More information

    Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, or attempt to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, from, on, across, or over the roadway or right-of-way of any public road in Richmond County. Clarifies that any unpaved roads within the Wildlife Resources Commission's Sandhills Game Land is not included as a public road for purposes of this provision. Provides that this provision is enforceable by law enforcement of the Wildlife Resources Commission, sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, and other peace officers with general subject matter jurisdiction. Applies only to Richmond County. Effective October 1, 2017, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. 


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