A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A CLERK OF SUPERIOR COURT WHO MEETS CERTAIN CRITERIA IS EXEMPT FROM THE PROHIBITION AGAINST CARRYING A WEAPON IN A COURTHOUSE.
Amends GS 14-269.4 to allow a clerk of court to carry a handgun on certain state property, including a courthouse, while discharging his or her official duties, as long as (1) the person has a valid concealed handgun permit, has been certified as having completed a basic law enforcement training course, or has successfully completed a one-time weapons retention training similar to that provided to certified law enforcement officers and (2) the person secures the handgun in a locked compartment while the gun is not on the person. Effective December 1, 2013.
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