Bill Summaries: S113 (2019-2020 Session)

  • Summary date: Feb 21 2019 - View summary

    Amends GS 20-7 by adding that application forms to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) for an identification card, learners permit, or drivers license must include the option for the application to provide emergency contact information. Requires DMV to develop a system for adding and updating that information. Contact information is not considered a public record. Allows DMV in the event of an emergency to make customer emergency contact information available to a law enforcement officer who, in exercising the officer's official duties, needs help reaching an emergency contact. Provides the DMV and law enforcement officers with liability from civil or criminal liability, in the absence of gross negligence or willful misconduct, in connection with maintaining and using the emergency contact information. Effective July 1, 2020.