NORTHAMPTON SHOOTING RANGES (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 345 (Local) Filed Tuesday, March 24, 2015
AN ACT TO ALLOW WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION SHOOTING RANGES IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.
Intro. by Steinburg.

Status: Re-ref Com On Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House Action) (Jun 28 2016)

SOG comments (2):

Long Title Change

Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition made changes to the long title. The original title was as follows:

AN ACT TO ALLOW CURRITUCK COUNTY TO REMOVE ABANDONED VESSELS FROM NAVIGABLE WATERS.

Change Long Title

Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition changed long title.  Long title was AN ACT TO ESTABLISH A SEASON FOR TAKING FOXES BY TRAPPING IN PERQUIMANS COUNTY AND TO ALLOW WILDLIFE RESOURCES COMMISSION SHOOTING RANGES IN NORTHAMPTON COUNTY.

Bill History:

H 345

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jun 22 2016 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.

    Deletes the provisions that established a season for trapping foxes in Perquimans County.


  • Summary date: Jun 7 2016 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends the act's short and long titles.

    Deletes all of the provisions of the previous edition and replaces it with the following.

    Establishes a season for trapping foxes in Perquimans County. Provides that regardless of any other provision of law, there is an open season for trapping foxes during the trapping season set each year by the Wildlife Resources Commission (WRC), with no tagging requirements before or after sale. Sets no bag limit for foxes taken under this act. Effective October 1, 2016. 

    Amends Section 1 of SL 1973-78, as amended, adding language to exclude shooting ranges managed by WRC or those individuals properly permitted on lands owned or managed by the WRC from certain regulations in Northhampton County that provide for the prohibition on discharging rifles with a calibre larger than .22 for any purpose without the specified required written permission from the landowner or lessee, as well as the requirement that such rifles must be positioned at least eight feet off the ground in order for the discharging to be legal.


  • Summary date: Mar 24 2015 - More information

    Amends SL 2013-182, as the title indicates.


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