Bill Summary for S 149 (2011-2012)

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May 23 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
Senate Bill 149 (Local) Filed Monday, February 28, 2011
TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL INTENTIONALLY TO CARRY CONCEALED PLASTIC KNUCKLES EXCEPT ON ONE'S OWN PROPERTY; TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO CARRY PLASTIC KNUCKLES, WHETHER OPENLY OR CONCEALED, ON EDUCATIONAL PROPERTY; AND TO MAKE IT UNLAWFUL TO SELL OR OTHERWISE TRANSFER PLASTIC KNUCKLES TO A MINOR .
Intro. by Kinnaird.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition.
Amends GS 14-269(a) to clarify that it is also unlawful to willfully and intentionally carry concealed nonmetallic knuckles (was, plastic knuckles), except on one’s own premises. Makes a conforming change to GS 14-269.2(d) and (e). Amends GS 14-315(a) to clarify that it is a Class 1 misdemeanor to sell or otherwise transfer to a minor metallic or nonmetallic knuckles (was, brass knucks or plastic knuckles) or other prohibited item under existing law. Specifies that prosecutions for offenses committed before the act’s effective date, December 1, 2011, including prosecutions where nonmetallic knuckles have been alleged to be deadly weapons, are not abated or affected by this act, and the statutes that would be applicable but for this act remain applicable to those prosecutions. Makes conforming changes to the bill title.

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