Bill Summary for S 43 (2021)

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Jun 2 2021

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Senate Bill 43 (Public) Filed Tuesday, February 2, 2021
AN ACT TO ENACT THE RELIGIOUS ASSEMBLY SECURITY AND PROTECTION ACT OF 2021 AND TO AUTHORIZE CONCEALED CARRY FOR CERTAIN LAW ENFORCEMENT FACILITY EMPLOYEES.
Intro. by Britt, Daniel, Johnson.

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House committee substitute amends the 2nd edition as follows.

Expands the proposed definition for operating hours set forth in GS 14-269.2 to also include any time when the premises are being used for programs for minors by entities not affiliated with the religious institution. 

Amends GS 14-415.27 to allow a person with a concealed handgun permit to carry a concealed handgun in a law enforcement facility if the person is employed by a law enforcement agency and who (1) is not a law enforcement officer sworn and certified pursuant to Article 1 of GS Chapter 17C or GS Chapter 17E, (2) has been designated in writing by the head of the law enforcement agency in charge of the facility, (3) has in the person's possession written proof of the designation, and (4) has not had the designation rescinded. Applies to offenses committed on or after July 1, 2021.

Changes the act's long title.

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