HB 254 – Const. Amend./Concealed Carry

Primary House Sponsors: Rep. Larry Pittman (R-Cabarrus); Rep. Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort, Craven)


This bill would revise, subject to voter approval at the general election in 2022, Section 30 of Article I of the NC Constitution to grant the right to carry any legal weapon for self-defense, either openly or concealed, with or without a permit, to any citizen who has not been indicted or convicted of a violent crime or possession or distribution of a controlled substance and who has not been adjudicated mentally incompetent.


Filed – 3/9/2021