NORTH CAROLINA GENERAL ASSEMBLY
HOUSE BILL 482
AN ACT TO PREVENT THE DISCHARGE OF FIREARMS ON ANY PUBLIC HIGHWAY OR STREET IN CATAWBA COUNTY, SO AS TO INSURE THE SAFETY OF THE GENERAL PUBLIC AND TO PREVENT DESTRUCTION OF PUBLIC PROPERTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina do enact:
Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to discharge or fire any pistol, shotgun, rifle, or other firearm of any description whatsoever on, or from any public street or highway, or the rights of way thereof, in Catawba County; provided, however, that this Act shall not apply to the following persons: Officers and enlisted personnel of the Armed Forces of the United States when in discharge of their official duties as such and acting under orders requiring them to carry arms or weapons, civil officers of the United States while in the discharge of their official duties, officers and soldiers of the militia and the State Guard when called into actual service, officers of the State, or of any county, city, or town, charged with the execution of the laws of the State, when acting in the discharge of their official duties. Any person convicted of violating the provisions of this Section shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by fine, imprisonment, or both, in the discretion of the court.
Sec. 2. All laws and clauses of laws in conflict with this Act are hereby repealed.
Sec. 3. This Act shall be in full force and effect from and after its ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 9th day of May, 1967.