H386: Sunny Point Rail ROW Firearm Discharge Ban. Latest Version



AN ACT to ban THE DISCHARGE OR ATTEMPT TO DISCHARGE FIREARMS FROM, ON, ACROSS, OR OVER THE RIGHT‑OF‑WAY ALONG the railroad serving the Military ocean terminal at Sunny Point IN BRUNSWICK COUNTY.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  It is unlawful to discharge a firearm, or to attempt to discharge a firearm, from, on, across, or over the right‑of‑way of the United States Department of Defense Strategic Rail Corridor Network connecting the Leland rail interchange yard with the Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point.

SECTION 2.  Violation of the provisions of this act is punishable as a Class 3 misdemeanor.

SECTION 3.  This act is enforceable by law enforcement officers of the Wildlife Resources Commission, by sheriffs and deputy sheriffs, by sworn civilian police officers for the Military Ocean Terminal at Sunny Point, and by other peace officers with general subject matter jurisdiction.

SECTION 4.  This act applies only to Brunswick County.

SECTION 5.  This act becomes effective October 1, 2021, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.