(a)  Non-residents of North Carolina who are residents of a WVC member state at the time of a misdemeanor hunting, fishing, or trapping violation occurring in North Carolina, may be released on personal recognizance when the violation consists of a written citation requiring a violator to resolve the violation directly with the court, either in person, by mail, or through an attorney.

(b)  All identified offenses set forth in G.S. 113 are subject to the provisions of the WVC.

(c)  Upon failure to comply with the terms of a citation for violation of North Carolina hunting, fishing, or trapping laws, the Wildlife Resources Commission shall send notice of failure to comply, by certified mail, return receipt requested, to the violator's last known address, and report the failure to comply to the home state to start suspension procedures in accordance with the Wildlife Violator Compact Manual.

(d)  License privileges shall only be restored when the citation is resolved through the North Carolina Court System.

(e)  Upon resolving the citation, the non-resident shall notify the Wildlife Resources Commission so that hunting, fishing or trapping privileges can be restored.


History Note:        Authority G.S. 113-134; 113-300.7;

Eff. August 1, 2017.