The took the hunting out of the bill.
Here is the link to the new bill.http://www.ncleg.net/Applications/BillL ... 5&SeqNum=0
Here is what the origianl bill did say.
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED 1
AN ACT TO ALLOW HUNTING WITH A SILENCER OR OTHER DEVICE DESIGNED 2 TO MUFFLE OR MINIMIZE THE REPORT OF A FIREARM. 3
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts: 4
SECTION 1. G.S. 113-291.1(c) reads as rewritten: 5
"(c) It is a Class 1 misdemeanor for any person taking wildlife to have in his possession 6 any: 7
(1) Firearm equipped with a silencer or any device designed to silence, muffle, 8 or minimize the report of the firearm. The firearm is considered equipped 9 with the silencer or device whether it is attached to the firearm or separate 10 but reasonably accessible for attachment during the taking of the wildlife. 11
(2) Weapon of mass death and destruction as defined in G.S. 14-288.8. 12
The Wildlife Resources Commission may prohibit individuals training dogs or taking 13 particular species from carrying axes, saws, tree-climbing equipment, and other implements 14 that may facilitate the unlawful taking of wildlife, except tree-climbing equipment may be 15 carried and used by persons lawfully taking raccoons and opossums during open season." 16
SECTION 2. This act is effective when it becomes law. 17
Mar 5, 2013