AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO MAKE A COMMERCIAL DRIVERS LICENSE AND A HAZARDOUS MATERIALS ENDORSEMENT EXPIRE AT THE SAME TIME. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/6/11 and 5/31/11. Enacted June 23, 2011. Effective July 1, 2012.
Bill Summaries: H661 (2011-2012 Session)
Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - View summary
Summary date: May 31 2011 - View summary
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Amends proposed GS 20-37.16(c2) by adding language providing that a commercial drivers license that contains an H or X endorsement, as defined, expires on the date of expiration of the licensee's security threat assessment conducted by the Transportation Security Administration of the United States Department of Homeland Security. Provides that when the commercial drivers license also contains an S endorsement and the licensee is certified to drive a school bus in North Carolina, the commercial drivers license expires as provided in GS 20-7(f). Changes the effective date to July 1, 2012 (previously December 1, 2011), and applies to endorsements issued for commercial drivers licenses on or after that date.
Summary date: Apr 6 2011 - View summary
Amends GS 20-37.16 to require that hazardous materials endorsements be renewed every five years or less so that individuals subject to a certain federal Transportation Security Administration screening may receive the screening and be authorized to renew the endorsements of H or X to transport hazardous materials. Specifies that the H and X endorsements on a commercial driver's license expire when the commercial driver's license expires.
Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to endorsements issued for commercial driver's licenses on or after that date.