Bill Summary for H 652 (2019-2020)

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Jun 18 2020

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 652 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2019
AN ACT TO PROVIDE THAT A PERSON WHO HAS A CONCEALED CARRY HANDGUN PERMIT MAY CARRY A HANDGUN ON EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY THAT IS THE LOCATION OF BOTH A SCHOOL AND A PLACE OF RELIGIOUS WORSHIP AND TO ENACT THE 2ND AMENDMENT PROTECTION ACT OF 2020.
Intro. by Torbett, Lewis.

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Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes. Deletes the content of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.

Changes the act's titles.

Amends GS 14-269.2 relating to weapons on campus or other educational property, by creating a new subsection (k1) to exempt certain persons from the statute's restrictions in the following circumstances. Allows a person who has a valid concealed handgun permit under Article 54B, or a person exempt from from obtaining a permit to possess and carry a handgun if: 1) the person is possessing/carrying on educational property other than an institution of higher education or a nonpublic, postsecondary educational institution; 2) the educational property is not owned by a local board of education or county commission and is the location of both a school and a building that is a place of religious worship as defined in G.S. 14-54; 3) the handgun is only possessed and carried on educational property outside of any time when curricular or extracurricular activities are taking place on the premises and any time when the premises are being used for educational, instructional, or school-sponsored activities; and 4) the person or persons in legal possession or control of the premises has not posted a conspicuous notice prohibiting the carrying of a concealed handgun on the premises in accordance with G.S. 14-415.11(c).

Effective December 1, 2020.

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