Bill Summary for H 257 (2019-2020)

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Mar 4 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 257 (Public) Filed Monday, March 4, 2019
AN ACT TO PERMIT THE USE OF A FACE MASK WHILE OPERATING A MOTORCYCLE.
Intro. by Bumgardner.

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Bill summary

Current law, GS 14-12.7, prohibits persons 16 years or older from wearing masks or hoods that disguise their identity on public ways and GS 14-12.8, prohibits all persons from wearing masks or hoods that disguise their identity on public property. Amends GS 14-12.11 (Exemptions from provisions of Article 4A: Prohibited Secret Societies and Activities), permitting persons to wear a mask for the purpose of protecting the person's head and/or face when operating a motorcycle. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2019.

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