NC Senate Approves Bipartisan Legislation to Address Rioting and Civil Disorder

In a bipartisan vote, today the North Carolina Senate overwhelmingly approved HB 40, to “Prevent Rioting and Civil Disorder. The bill will now be sent to the Governor’s desk for signature.

House Speaker Tim Moore said, “We simply must do a better job of protecting the public and our business owners and supporting our law enforcement officers who risk their lives every day to keep our communities safe. I am thankful that both the House and Senate have now approved this commonsense bill.”

He continued, “Particularly in light of the rampant increase in crime in our state and across the nation, I urge Governor Cooper to sign this commonsense bill into law without delay.”