Bill Summary for S 217 (2017-2018)

Summary date: 

Mar 8 2017
S.L. 2017-77

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View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
Senate Bill 217 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 8, 2017
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE DISCHARGE OF A FIREARM OR BOW AND ARROW FROM THE RIGHT-OF-WAY IN RICHMOND COUNTY.
Intro. by McInnis.

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Makes it a Class 3 misdemeanor to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, or attempt to discharge a firearm or bow and arrow, from, on, across, or over the roadway or right-of-way of any public road in Richmond County. Clarifies that any unpaved roads within the Wildlife Resources Commission's Sandhills Game Land is not included as a public road for purposes of this provision. Provides that this provision is enforceable by law enforcement of the Wildlife Resources Commission, sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, and other peace officers with general subject matter jurisdiction. Applies only to Richmond County. Effective October 1, 2017, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. 

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