Bill Summary for H 483 (2021-2022)

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May 4 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
House Bill 483 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 1, 2021
AN ACT TO REVISE THE LAW ON PROVIDING MENTAL HEALTH OR MENTAL CAPACITY RECORDS WHEN APPLYING FOR A PISTOL PURCHASE PERMIT.
Intro. by Greene, McNeill, C. Smith, Miller.

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House committee substitute amends the 2nd edition as follows.

Repeals Section 1 of the act, amending pistol permit provisions set forth in GS 14-404 and related access to mental health orders of permit applicants under GS 122C-54, if HB 398 becomes law. Effective on the date the act becomes law. 

Enacts GS 14-32.5, making it a Class A1 misdemeanor to use or attempt to use physical force, or threaten the use of a deadly weapon, against another person when the offender is either (1) a current or former spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim, (2) a person with whom the victim shared a child in common, (3) a person who is cohabitating with or has cohabitated with the victim as a spouse, parent, or guardian, or (4) a person similarly situated to a spouse, parent, or guardian of the victim. Effective December 1, 2021. Makes conforming changes to the act's long title. 

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