10A NCAC 28I .0402 FIREARMS
(a) Each state facility shall develop and implement written policies concerning firearms.
(b) The written policies shall include:
(1) a provision stating that only a law enforcement officer as set forth in G.S. 143-166.2(d) may bring a firearm onto the grounds of the facility;
(2) a provision setting forth the areas of the facility where firearms are prohibited including law enforcement officers' firearms. At a minimum, each facility's policy shall prohibit firearms from any patient or resident care area unless a law enforcement officer determines it is necessary to ensure client or staff safety; and
(3) a provision stating that prior to entering an area of the facility where firearms are prohibited, a law enforcement officer shall:
(A) secure his or her firearm in his or her locked motor vehicle; or
(B) deposit his or her firearm in a secured site as designated by the facility.
History Note: Authority G.S. 122C-112.1;
Eff. May 1, 2007.