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    H257 looking for a bill against seisure.

    " NO SEIZURE OF LAWFUL FIREARMS IN EMERGENCY. " If your looking for some one to support or send an E-mail to this is your guy. I read the headings of his bills he introduced but I cant read the bills for some reason (my comp. sucks and it's old sorry). If What I read is right this is what we've been looking for. http://www.ncga.state.nc.us/gascript...09&BillID=H257

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    This is a copy and paste of the juicy bit of the page:

    February 23, 2009
    *H257-v-1*
    1 A BILL TO BE ENTITLED
    2 AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT LAWFULLY POSSESSED FIREARMS, AMMUNITION,
    3 AND AMMUNITION COMPONENTS MAY NOT BE SEIZED DURING A
    4 DECLARED STATE OF EMERGENCY.
    5 The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
    6 SECTION 1. G.S. 166A-3 reads as rewritten:
    7 " 166A-3. Limitations.
    8 Nothing in this Article shall be construed to:
    9 (1) Interfere with dissemination of news or comment on public affairs; but any
    10 communications facility or organization, including but not limited to radio
    11 and television stations, wire services, and newspapers, may be requested to
    12 transmit or print public service messages furnishing information or
    13 instructions in connection with an emergency, disaster or war; orwar.
    14 (2) Limit, modify or abridgemodify, or abridge, except as provided in
    15 subdivision (3) of this section, the authority of the Governor to proclaim
    16 martial law or exercise any other powers vested in him under the
    17 Constitution, statutes, or common law of this State independent of, or in
    18 conjunction with, any provisions of this Article.
    19 (3) Authorize the taking, confiscation, or seizure of lawfully possessed firearms,
    20 ammunition, or ammunition components."
    21 SECTION 2. Article 36A of Chapter 14 of the General Statutes is amended by
    22 adding a new section to read:
    23 " 14-288.1A. Limitation.
    24 Nothing in this Article shall be construed to authorize, or to allow ordinances that authorize,
    25 the taking, confiscation, or seizure of lawfully possessed firearms, ammunition, or ammunition
    26 components."
    27 SECTION 3. G.S. 14-288.7 reads as rewritten:
    28 " 14-288.7. Transporting dangerous weapon or substance during emergency; possessing
    29 off premises; exceptions.
    30 (a) Except as otherwise provided in this section, it is unlawful for any person to
    31 transport or possess off his own premises any dangerous weapon or substance in any area:
    32 (1) In which a declared state of emergency exists; orexists, unless the dangerous
    33 weapon transported or possessed is a lawfully possessed firearm,
    34 ammunition, or an ammunition component; or
    General Assembly of North Carolina Session 2009
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    1 (2) Within the immediate vicinity of which a riot is occurring.
    2 (b) This section does not apply to persons exempted from the provisions of G.S. 14-269
    3 with respect to any activities lawfully engaged in while carrying out their duties.
    4 (c) Any person who violates any provision of this section is guilty of a Class 1
    5 misdemeanor."
    6 SECTION 4. G.S. 14-288.12(b) reads as rewritten:
    7 "(b) The ordinances authorized by this section may permit prohibitions and restrictions:
    8 (1) Of movements of people in public places;
    9 (2) Of the operation of offices, business establishments, and other places to or
    10 from which people may travel or at which they may congregate;
    11 (3) Upon the possession, transportation, sale, purchase, and consumption of
    12 alcoholic beverages;
    13 (4) Upon Subject to G.S. 14-288.1A, upon the possession, transportation, sale,
    14 purchase, storage, and use of dangerous weapons and substances, and
    15 gasoline; and
    16 (5) Upon other activities or conditions the control of which may be reasonably
    17 necessary to maintain order and protect lives or property during the state of
    18 emergency.
    19 The ordinances may delegate to the mayor of the municipality the authority to determine and
    20 proclaim the existence of a state of emergency, and to impose those authorized prohibitions and
    21 restrictions appropriate at a particular time."
    22 SECTION 5. This act is effective when it becomes law.
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    http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-i...north-carolina Sorry guy's I didn't finish all my post last last night. There are a bunch of bills for our gun right's introduced into the general assembly that are up for vote that started in 09 and run's into 2010. this is just 1 of a couple of good sites for good people out there defending our right's. This site should be a good start for ya.

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    Quote Originally Posted by spinner View Post
    http://www.examiner.com/gun-rights-i...north-carolina Sorry guy's I didn't finish all my post last last night. There are a bunch of bills for our gun right's introduced into the general assembly that are up for vote that started in 09 and run's into 2010. this is just 1 of a couple of good sites for good people out there defending our right's. This site should be a good start for ya.
    All those bills are dead. We start a new session next year.

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