Bill Summary for H 559 (2017-2018)

Summary date: 

Jun 29 2017
S.L. 2017-182

Bill Information:

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 559 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 4, 2017
AN ACT TO EXPAND THE USE OF FIREARMS FOR HUNTING OF WILD ANIMALS AND UPLAND GAME BIRDS ON SUNDAY AND TO ALLOW HUNTING OF MIGRATORY BIRDS ON SUNDAY.
Intro. by Millis, J. Bell.

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Conference committee makes the following changes to the 5th edition.

Amends GS 153A-129 (Firearms). Requires a county ordinance to prohibit hunting on Sunday as allowed under GS 103-2 to be approved by a majority of those voting in a county-wide referendum, held under GS 163-287. Effective October 1, 2017.

Makes a conforming change to SL 2015-144, Section 5(c).

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