SUPPORT WRC RESOLUTIONS/BUNCOMBE ROW HUNTING (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 1144 (Public) Filed Sunday, May 29, 2016
AN ACT TO EXPRESS LEGISLATIVE SUPPORT FOR TWO RESOLUTIONS ADOPTED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION PERTAINING TO THE UNITED STATES FISH AND WILDLIFE SERVICE RED WOLF REINTRODUCTION PROGRAM AND TO PROHIBIT HUNTING FROM THE RIGHT-OF-WAYS OF PUBLIC ROADS IN BUNCOMBE COUNTY.
Intro. by Cleveland.

Status: Cal Pursuant Rule 36(b) (House Action) (Jun 30 2016)

SOG comments (1):

Long Title Change

House committee substitute made changes to the 1st edition.  The original title is as follows: 

AN ACT TO DISAPPROVE THE RULES ADOPTED BY THE NORTH CAROLINA WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION.

H 1144

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 29 2016 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following change to the 1st edition.

    Deletes the content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.

    Changes the act's short and long titles.

    Expresses the General Assembly's support for the following Wildlife Resources Commission resolutions dated January 29, 2015: (1) resolution requesting that the US Fish and Wildlife Service declare the red wolf extinct and terminate the Red Wolf reintroduction Program in Beaufort, Dare, Hyde, Tyrrell, and Washington counties and (2) resolution requesting that the US Fish and Wildlife Service remove red wolves released onto private lands in the red wolf recovery area located in those same counties. 

    Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor to hunt, take, or kill any wild animal or wild bird with a firearm, bow and arrow, or crossbow, on, from, or across the right-of-way of any State maintained road or highway, or to discharge any firearm, bow and arrow, or crossbow, on, from, or across the right-of-way of any State-maintained road or highway in Buncombe County. Effective October 1, 2016, and applies to acts committed on or after that date.


  • Summary date: May 24 2016 - More information

    Identical to S 884, filed 5/19/16.

    Pursuant to GS 150B-21.3(b1), this act disapproves four rules adopted by the North Carolina Wildlife Resource Commission on March 18, 2015, and approved by the Rules Review Commission on April 16, 2015 (GS 150B-21.3(b1) provides for delayed effective dates of rules promulgated under the Administrative Procedure Act in the event of the General Assembly putting forth a bill specifically disapproving a rule).

    The four rules specifically disapproved are 15A NCAC 10B. 0106 (Wildlife Taken for Depredations), 15A NCAC 10B. 0219 (Coyote), 15A NCAC 10I. 0102 (Protection of Endangered/Threatened/Special Concern), and 15A NCAC 10I. 0104 (Threatened Species).


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