Governor Vetoes Pistol Purchase Bill; Signs 11 Bills Into Law Print
State Government
By Administrator   
Wednesday, 01 September 2021 08:27
 Governor Roy Cooper signed the following bills into law:
* House Bill 415: Update Chiropractic Laws 
* House Bill 489: 2021 Building Code and Dev. Reg. Reform
* Senate Bill 316: Gen. Contractors/Plumbing/Electr. Exempt
* Senate Bill 314: Local Gov. Commission Assistance Toolkit 
* Senate Bill 207: Various Raise the Age Changes/JJAC Recs 
* Senate Bill 159: State Health Plan Administrative Changes. 
* Senate Bill 379: Issuance of Unregisterable Cert. of Title   
* Senate Bill 570: Hold Harmless Star Ratings/ERS Assess. 
* House Bill 692: Restrict Certain Vehicle Modifications 
* Senate Bill 462: CON/Threshold Amds. & Certificate Expirations   
* Senate Bill 654: K-12 COVID-19 Provisions 


Governor Cooper also vetoed the following bills: 
* House Bill 352: Hotel Safety Issues  
* House Bill 398: Pistol Purchase Permit Repeal 


Governor Cooper made the following statement on HB 352: 
"This legislation is not the right way to ensure safety in hotels. It removes legal protections and allows unnecessary harm to vulnerable people, including families with children, who have turned to hotels and motels for housing in a time of need."
Governor Cooper made the following statement on HB 398:
“Gun permit laws reduce gun homicides and suicides and reduce the availability of guns for criminal activity. At a time of rising gun violence, we cannot afford to repeal a system that works to save lives. The legislature should focus on combating gun violence instead of making it easier for guns to end up in the wrong hands.”