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House Vote Imminent After NRA-Backed Omnibus Bill Passes North Carolina House Subcommittee!

Wednesday, June 1, 2011

Thanks to your support, the state House Judiciary Subcommittee C voted to pass House Bill 650, the NRA–backed omnibus bill. HB 650 now goes to the House floor, where it will be considered any day.  Any type of amendment could jeopardize passage of this essential pro-gun legislation at this point, so it is important that you let your state Representative know that he or she needs to support this bill in its current form. 

HB 650, introduced by state Representative Mark Hilton (R-96), originally focused on making a number of improvements to the Right-to-Carry (RTC) law, as well as improving the firearm preemption statute that prevents municipalities from enacting gun control laws more onerous than what has been passed by the state.  A Proposed Committee Substitute (PCS) for the bill was approved by the subcommittee at a previous hearing, which greatly expanded the bill’s scope in a very positive way.  The PCS includes a number of other issues, such as Castle Doctrine language, Parking Lot language, Fraudulent Firearms Purchase Prevention language, and language to ensure North Carolina residents are not prohibited by state law from purchasing long guns in states that do not border North Carolina. 

It is essential to the passage of this bill that you contact your state Representative IMMEDIATELY and urge him or her to support the current version of HB 650.  Contact information for your state Representative can be found here.

Also, please remember to contact the bill sponsor Representative Mark Hilton and House Judiciary Subcommittee C Chairmen to thank them for working with the NRA and encourage their continued support of Second Amendment legislation.

Representative Mark Hilton(R-96), Bill Sponsor
919-733-5988
Mark.Hilton@ncleg.net

House Judiciary Subcommittee C Chairmen: 

Representative Tim Moore (R-111)
919-733-4838
Tim.Moore@ncleg.net

Representative Johnathan Rhyne, Jr. (R-97)
919-733-5782
Johnathan.Rhyne@ncleg.net

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