GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2013

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HOUSE DRH30098-LH-92  (02/20)

 

 

 

Short Title:        Private School/Handgun On School Prop.

(Local)

Sponsors:

Representatives Conrad and Lambeth (Primary Sponsors).

Referred to:

 

 

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to provide that an executive head at any private school funded exclusively with private funds and located in forsyth county may adopt a school policy to allow a school employee who has a concealed handgun permit to possess and carry a handgun on the educational property of the private school, provided the employee complies with any additional criteria, policies, or rules adopted by the executive head of the private school regarding the possession and carrying of handguns.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 14‑269.2 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:

"(i)        Notwithstanding any other provision of this section, the executive head of any private school that is funded exclusively with private funds may adopt a school policy to allow an adult employee who has a concealed handgun permit issued in accordance with Article 54B of this Chapter or considered valid under G.S. 14‑415.24 to possess and carry a handgun on the educational property that is owned, used, or operated by the private school. The executive head of the private school may also establish additional criteria that must be satisfied before an employee may possess and carry a handgun on the private school's educational property and may adopt policies and rules to regulate the possession and carrying of the handgun while the employee is on the private school's educational property."

SECTION 2.  G.S.  14‑269.2 is amended by adding a new subdivision to read:

"(7)      An adult private school employee authorized to possess and carry a handgun on the educational property of a private school pursuant to subsection (i) of this section, provided the weapon is a handgun, the employee has a concealed handgun permit issued in accordance with Article 54B of this Chapter or considered valid under G.S. 14‑415.24, the employee is in compliance with any additional criteria, policies, and rules adopted by the executive head of the private school regarding the possession and carrying of a handgun, and the employee is on the private school's educational property."

SECTION 3.  This act applies only to Forsyth County.

SECTION 4.  This act becomes effective December 1, 2013.