AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE DISABLED VETERAN AND PARTIALLY DISABLED VETERAN SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES FOR MOTORCYCLES, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO PRODUCE AN "ALPHA PHI ALPHA FRATERNITY" SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE, TO REDUCE THE NUMBER OF APPLICATIONS REQUIRED FOR COLLEGIATE INSIGNIA PLATES FOR PUBLIC MILITARY COLLEGES AND UNIVERSITIES, TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION TO PRODUCE AN "ORDER OF THE EASTERN STAR PRINCE HALL AFFILIATED" SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE, TO PROVIDE THAT MEDICAL CERTIFICATION IS NOT REQUIRED FOR RENEWAL OF A HANDICAPPED PLACARD THAT EXPIRES AFTER THE PERSON TO WHOM IT IS ISSUED IS EIGHTY YEARS OF AGE, AND TO AUTHORIZE DEPARTMENT SECRETARIES TO DELEGATE CERTAIN BUDGETARY DECISIONS. Enacted June 25, 2018. Effective June 25, 2018, except as otherwise provided.
Summary date: Jun 26 2018 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 15 2018 - View summary
Conference report to the 3rd edition makes the following changes.
Amends GS 20-37 by providing that a medical certification is not required to renew any handicapped placard that expires after a person to whom it is issued is 80 years old (was, renewal is not required for any placard that expires after the person to whom it is issued is 80 years old).
Adds a section amending GS 143B-1325 by allowing the secretaries of the departments listed in the statute to delegate to the Department's Chief Information Officer the authority for budgetary decisions falling below a set dollar threshold. Effective July 1, 2018.
Makes conforming changes to the title.
Summary date: Jun 7 2018 - View summary
House amendment makes the following changes to the 2nd edition.
Changes the act's long title.
Enacts a new subsubsection to GS 20-79.4(b), creating an "Order of the Eastern Star Prince Hall Affiliated" registration plate. Establishes a special plate fee of $20 and requires $10 of that amount be transferred quarterly to the Most Wonderful Grand Lodge of North Carolina, PHA. Authorizes the Revisor of Statutes to reorganize the special registration plates listed in GS 20-79.4(b). Effective February 1, 2019.
Summary date: Jun 6 2018 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Changes the act's long and short titles.
Reenacts GS 20-63(b1)(47) and GS 20-79.4(b)(g) as they existed immediately before their expiration to authorize the Division of Motor Vehicles (Division) to produce and issue an Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity special registration plate. Reenacts and modifies the expired provisions regarding the Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity special registration plate set out in subsections (a1) and (b) of GS 20-79.7 and subsection (b39) of GS 20-81.12, establishing a special plate fee of $30 and requiring that $20 of that amount be transferred quarterly to the Education Consortium of North Carolina Inc. for the benefit of scholarships for African-American male students attending accredited colleges and universities (previously, to the Association of North Carolina Alphamen Educational Foundation for scholarships for the benefit of African-American males in the Association attending accredited North Carolina colleges and universities). Further amends GS 20-81.12(b39), as reenacted, eliminating the requirement that the Division must receive at least 300 applications for the special plate before it can be developed. Effective February 1, 2019.
Amends GS 20-81.12(a), reducing the number of applications required to be received by the Division before a plate can be developed for collegiate insignia license plates for a public military college or university from 300 to 100 applications.
Amends GS 20-37.6, establishing that renewal of a handicapped placard is not required for any placard that expires after the person to whom it is issued is 80 years of age and that the placard remains valid thereafter.
Changes the effective date of the act, providing that the act is effective when it becomes law except as otherwise provided (previously, effective July 1, 2017).
Summary date: Mar 1 2017 - View summary
Amends GS 2079.4(b) to authorize disabled and partially disabled veterans to obtain from the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) a special registration plate for the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle.
Amends GS 2079.7(a) to direct the DMV to provide and issue the authorized Disabled Veteran registration plate free of charge to persons qualified to receive them for both a motor vehicle and a motorcycle.
Effective July 1, 2017.