14B NCAC 16 .0809          AUTHORIZED FIREARMS

Armed licensees or registrants are authorized, while in the performance of official duties or traveling directly to and from work, to carry a standard revolver from .32 caliber to .357 caliber, a standard semi-automatic pistol from .354 caliber to .45 caliber, any standard 12 gauge shotgun, or any standard semi-automatic or bolt action .223, .308, 5.56 X 45 mm NATO caliber, or any above handgun caliber rifle as long as the licensee or registrant has been trained pursuant to Rule .0807 of this Section. For purposes of this Section, a "standard" firearm means a firearm that has not been modified or altered from its original manufactured design.


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

Eff. June 1, 1984;

Amended Eff. January 1, 2015; June 1, 1993; November 1, 1991; July 1, 1987;

Transferred and Recodified from 12 NCAC 07D .0809 Eff. July 1, 2015;

Amended Eff. February 1, 2016;

Readopted Eff. November 1, 2019.