SENATE BILL 381
AN ACT REGARDING TRESPASSING IN PUBLIC BUILDINGS IN GASTON COUNTY.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
Section 1. It is unlawful for any person to willfully refuse or fail to leave any public building during those hours of the day or night when the building is regularly closed to the public upon being requested to leave that building by a regularly employed guard, watchman, or custodian of the building, provided the person has no apparent lawful business to pursue.
Sec. 2. As used in this act, "public building" means a building over which the State has jurisdiction, located in Gaston County which is owned or regularly used by the United States, North Carolina, Gaston County, any municipality in Gaston County, or any agency of any of those governments.
Sec. 3. Violation of this act is a misdemeanor punishable under G.S. 14-4.
Sec. 4. This act shall become effective on July 1, 1979.
In the General Assembly read three times and ratified, this the 19th day of April, 1979.