Bill Summary for H 36 (2021-2022)

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Mar 10 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 36 (Public) Filed Monday, February 1, 2021
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PUNISHMENT FOR DISCHARGING OR ATTEMPTING TO DISCHARGE A FIREARM AT OR INTO AN UNOCCUPIED EMERGENCY VEHICLE AND TO INCREASE THE PUNISHMENT FOR POINTING A LASER DEVICE AT A LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICER OR OTHER EMERGENCY PERSONNEL WHEN THE PERSON OR ANIMAL IS IN THE PERFORMANCE OF HIS OR HER DUTIES.
Intro. by Hastings, Saine, C. Smith, K. Baker.

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House committee substitute amends the 1st edition as follows.

Amends proposed GS 14-34.1A, which makes it a Class H felony to discharge or attempt to discharge any firearm or barreled weapon capable of discharging shot, bullets, pellets, or other missiles at a muzzle velocity of at least 600 feet per second at or into any unoccupied emergency vehicle. Adds a vehicle owned or operated by the Section of Community Corrections of the Division of Adult Corrections and Juvenile Justice of the Department of Public Safety to the definition of emergency vehicle.

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