A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AMEND THE LAW PROVIDING FOR THE ISSUANCE OF CAPTIVITY LICENSES AND PERMITS BY THE WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION.
House amendment #1makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Provides that Article 1 (Civil Remedy for Protection of Animals)of GS Chapter 19A does not apply to a licensed sportsman who captures a wild animal for use or display in an annual, seasonal, or cultural event, providing that the animal is captured from the wild and returned to the wild at or near the place where it was captured. Amends GS 19A-2 to specify that for any action filed under GS Chapter 19A, venue must be in Superior Court in the county where any violation is alleged to have occurred.
Renumbers the bill sections accordingly.
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