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  • Summary date: Feb 2 2023 - View Summary

    Amends the definition of security guard and patrol profession set forth in GS 74C-3 (defining private protective services profession) to add those companies that work on educational property owned, used, or operated by a school that is considered either a private church school or school of religious charter (Part 1 of Article 39) or a qualified nonpublic school (Part 2 of Article 39). Makes other technical change. Applies to licenses granted or renewed on or after December 1, 2023.

    Amends GS 14-269.2 (establishing circumstances when having weapons on campus or other educational property is a crime) by adding those same security guards to the list of persons exempt from the criminal law when they are acting in discharge of their official duties on the premises of the school.  Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2023.