AN ACT CREATING A CIVIL CLAIM FOR RELIEF FOR DAMAGES SUSTAINED AS THE RESULT OF TERRORIST ACTS, AMENDING LAWS RELATED TO MEMBERS OF THE NORTH CAROLINA NATIONAL GUARD CARRYING CONCEALED WEAPONS, AND TO PERMIT THE RULES REVIEW COMMISSION TO RETAIN PRIVATE COUNSEL UNDER CERTAIN CIRCUMSTANCES.
Enacts new GS 1-539.2D allowing a person whose property or person is injured by a terrorist to sue and recover damages from the terrorist. Allows the recovery of damages in the greater of three times the actual damages, or $10,000 (corrected), plus court costs and attorneys' fees. Limits the claim period to five years from the date of the injury. Defines terrorist and acts of terror.
Makes conforming changes to GS 14-10.1.
Applies to acts committed on or after December 1, 2015.
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