Bill Summary for H 98 (2019-2020)

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Feb 18 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 98 (Local) Filed Monday, February 18, 2019
AN ACT TO REGULATE HUNTING WITH ARTIFICIAL LIGHT IN BRUNSWICK, MACON AND CLAY COUNTIES.
Intro. by Corbin.

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Applicable only to Macon and Clay Counties, makes it a Class 2 misdemeanor for any person to intentionally shine a light on any wild animal from the right-of-way of any public road, street, or highway between the half hour after sunset and the half hour before sunrise. Clarifies that the act does not apply to the necessary shining of light by motorists engaged in normal travel and not attempting to attract or immobilize wildlife by use of lights. Designates enforcement responsibility. Effective October 1, 2019, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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