House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends GS 143B-963 (Criminal history record checks of applicants for and current holders of certificate to transport household goods). Places existing language into new subsection (a). Adds new subsection (b) to permit the Utilities Commission to provide the information obtained pursuant to the statute to the Public Staff for purpose of participating in proceedings before the Commission. Requires Public Staff to keep all information obtained confidential. Effective when the act becomes law. Makes conforming change to the act's effective date provisions.
Amends the act's long title.
Bill H 732 (2017-2018)Summary date: Apr 24 2017 - View summary
Bill H 732 (2017-2018)Summary date: Apr 11 2017 - View summary
Amends GS 20-398 (concerning household goods carrier marking or identification of vehicles). Specifies that an intrastate household goods carrier cannot attempt to operate on a highway, public street, or public vehicular area within the State in the transportation of household goods for compensation without meeting the requirements set out in subsection (a) pertaining to the marking or identification of the vehicle/carrier (currently, only specifies household goods carriers operating, and does not include carriers attempting to operate on roads within the State). Adds new subsection (e) establishing that any law enforcement officer with territorial jurisdiction can enforce the provisions of GS 20-398.
Amends GS 62-280.1, making the false representation of a household goods carrier certificate unlawful, providing that any person who violates subsection (a) of the statute, or who aids and abets another person in violating subsection (a) of the statute, is guilty of a Class 3 misdemeanor and punished by a fine of no more than $500 for the first offense and no more than $2,000 for any subsequent offense (currently, does not include a person who aids and abets another person in violating the statute). Adds new subsection (d) establishing that any law enforcement officer with territorial jurisdiction can enforce the provisions of GS 62-280.1.
Effective December 1, 2017, and applies to violations committed on or after that date.