WASHINGTON, D.C. -(Ammoland.com)- On June 29, the North Carolina Legislature gave final approval to expand opportunities for Sunday hunting with firearms in North Carolina.
The Conference Report for House Bill 559, “Outdoor Heritage Enhanced,” was adopted by the Senate with a 31-11 vote and the House with an 80-25 vote. The bill will now head to the desk of Governor Roy Cooper for his consideration.
HB 559 was sponsored by North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus Co-Chairs Representative John Bell and Senator John Alexander and Caucus members Representative Chris Millis and Senators Tom McInnis and Danny Earl Britt.
The legislation was strongly supported by the North Carolina Legislative Sportsmen’s Caucus collectively, and Caucus Co-Chair Representative Michael Wray and Caucus members Senate President Pro Temp Phil Berger, House Speaker Tim Moore, Senator Bill Rabon and Representative Brian Turner, among others, were instrumental in the bill’s advancement.
Congressional Sportsmen’s Foundation (CSF) Honorary Board Member Richard Childress said, “With over two million acres of Game Lands in North Carolina, HB 559 will help ensure that all North Carolinians have a place to hunt on Sundays. Lack of access is cited …Read the Rest