SENATE BILL 535
AN ACT TO PROHIBIT THE HUNTING OF DEER WITH RIFLES, AND THE TAKING OF ANY WILDLIFE FROM PUBLIC ROADS, IN MECKLENBURG COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. It shall be unlawful for any person to use any rifle in the hunting or taking or attempted taking of deer, except that muzzle-loading rifles may be used during the special muzzle-loading firearms season as established by regulations of the Wildlife Resources Commission.
Sec. 2. It shall be unlawful for any person to use any firearm to hunt or take or attempt to take any wildlife from any public road or highway right-of-way.
Sec. 3. Violation of this act shall be a misdemeanor punishable by a fine of not more than fifty dollars ($50.00). All law enforcement officers including wildlife protectors are hereby authorized to make arrests for violation of this act.
Sec. 4. This act shall apply only to Mecklenburg County.
Sec. 5. This act is effective upon ratification.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 8th day of June, 1981.