Bill Summaries: H690 (2015-2016 Session)

  • Summary date: Apr 14 2015 - View summary

    Reenacts GS 20-79.4(b)(65) as it existed on September 30, 2014, to direct the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to issue a special registration plate that bears the phrase 'Don't Tread on Me' under the image of the Gadsden Flag. Amends GS 20-79.4(b)(65), as reenacted by Section 2 of this act, to remove the provision prohibiting the DMV from issuing the plate authorized under subdivision (65) unless it receives a minimum of 300 applications for the plate. Instead, enacts subdivision (b149) to GS 20-81.12 provide that the applicable requirements of GS 20-79.3A must be met before a "Don't Tread on Me" plate may be developed.

    Amends GS 20-79.7 to establish a special plate fee of $30. Distributes $10 of the fee amount to the Special Registration Plate Account (SRPA) and $20 to the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account (CCAPA). Amends GS 20-81.12 to direct the DMV to make a quarterly transfer of the money in the CCAPA earned from the sale of the "Don't Tread on Me" plates to provide funds for middle school and high school career and technical education supplies and hard copy and electronic textbooks, as provided through the career technical education program support funds allotment.

    Amends GS 20-63(b1) to include the plate in those that are not required to be 'First in Flight' or "First in Freedom" plates.

    Authorizes the Revisor of Statutes to alphabetize, number, and renumber the special registration plates listed in GS 20-79.4(b) to ensure that all the special registration plates are listed in alphabetical order and numbered accordingly.

    Amends GS 20-84(b) to add a motor vehicle that is owned by a congressionally chartered veterans' service organization to those motor vehicles for which the DMV may issue permanent registration plates.

    Effective July 1, 2015.