Bill Summary for H 618 (2013-2014)

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Jul 25 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 618 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
AN ACT TO RESTORE THE FIREARMS RIGHTS OF CERTAIN PERSONS WHO WERE CONVICTED OF NONVIOLENT FELONIES BEFORE DECEMBER 1, 1995, AND WHOSE FIREARMS RIGHTS HAD BEEN RESTORED BEFORE DECEMBER 1, 1995, TO INCREASE THE FEE TO PETITION FOR THE RESTORATION OF FIREARMS RIGHTS, AND TO ADD TO THE LIST OF OFFENSES INELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNCTION CERTAIN FELONY BREAKING AND ENTERING OFFENSES, AND ANY OFFENSE THAT IS AN ATTEMPT TO COMMIT AN OFFENSE THAT IS NOT ELIGIBLE FOR EXPUNCTION.
Intro. by Speciale, Pittman.

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House amendment to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.

Amends GS 14-415.1(f) to provide that the statute does not apply to, there is no disentitlement under the statute for, and restores the firearms to any person who meets the specified criteria, including, had firearms rights restored before December 1, 1995, and the forfeiture of the person's rights on (was, after) that date occurred only because of the effect of amendments to the statutes enacted by SL 1995-487 that were applicable to any person convicted of a felony before December 1, 1995.

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