14B NCAC 16 .0808          CONCEALED WEAPONS

(a)  Nothing in G.S. 74C or this Chapter shall be construed as permitting the carrying of concealed weapons by licensees, trainees, registrants or firearms trainers while in performance of duties regulated by the Private Protective Services Act, unless the licensee, trainer, or registrant has complied with all provisions of G.S. 14, Article 54B and applicable rules promulgated by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission pursuant thereto and has been issued a current concealed handgun permit by a Sheriff.  Additionally, applicants shall comply with the concealed firearm provisions for training and qualifications set forth in Paragraph (b) of this Rule.

(b)  A licensee, trainer, or registrant shall comply with each of the following requirements to carry a Concealed Firearm while engaged in a private protective services business.

(1)           An individual shall hold a current Armed Security Guard Registration Permit by complying with all requirements for armed registration as prescribed in this Section.

(2)           An individual shall complete standards set forth by the N.C. Criminal Justice Education and Training Standards Commission to include knowledge of North Carolina firearms laws including, but not limited to, the limitation on concealed weapon possession on specified grounds and within certain buildings.

(3)           An individual meeting the requirements of this Section shall be issued a concealed firearm endorsement to the current Armed Security Guard Registration Permit for the term of the Armed Security Guard Registration Permit without additional permit fees, but any additional training costs necessary to comply with this Section shall be borne directly by the applicant.

(c)  The endorsement shall be renewed at the time of the Armed Security Guard Registration Permit renewal pursuant to the applicable provisions of this Section on payment of the armed security guard registration renewal fee and proof of possession of a current Concealed Handgun Permit.  There shall be no additional fee for the concealed firearms endorsement renewal.

 

History Note:        Authority G.S. 74C‑5; 74C‑13;

Eff. June 1, 1984;

Temporary Amendment Eff. December 1, 1995 for a period of 180 days or until the

permanent rule becomes effective, whichever is sooner;

Amended Eff. June 1, 1996;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .0808 Eff. July 1, 2015.