AN ACT TO ALLOW FEDERAL COURT OFFICIALS TO CARRY CONCEALED WEAPONS IN THE SAME MANNER AS STATE JUDGES.
Adds a new exemption to the prohibition against carrying a concealed weapon set out in GS 14-269 to exempt US Supreme Court justices, US Court of Appeals judges, US district court judges, US senior judges, US magistrate judges, US bankruptcy judges, US attorneys, and US assistant attorneys who have a concealed handgun permit, so long as the person is not carrying a concealed weapon at any time while consuming alcohol or an unlawful controlled substance, or while either remains in the person's body. Requires the individual to secure the weapon in a locked compartment when the weapon is not on the person. Applies to offenses committed on or after December 1, 2021.
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