AN ACT TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO DEVELOP A PROCESS WHEREBY PERSONS WHO ARE HOMEBOUND CAN APPLY FOR A SPECIAL PHOTO IDENTIFICATION CARD BY MEANS OTHER THAN PERSONAL APPEARANCE AND TO MAKE OTHER CLARIFYING CHANGES. Enacted July 3, 2013. Section 3, regarding reporting, is effective July 3, 2013. The remainder is effective July 1, 2014.
Summary date: Jul 8 2013 - View summary
Bill S 712 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 11 2013 - View summary
Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Directs the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to adopt rules allowing the application for or renewal of a special photo id card under GS 20-37.7, by means other than a personal appearance (previous edition codified this language and directive in the statutes).
Deletes the requirement that the DMV must include, at a minimum, the costs, benefits, and feasibility of implementing such a system in its report.
Bill S 712 (2013-2014)Summary date: Apr 5 2013 - View summary
Requires the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to adopt rules allowing a homebound person to apply for or renew a special photo ID card by means other than personal appearance. Defines a person who is homebound. Requires a special identification card to include a color photo of the special ID card holder. Effective July 1, 2014.
Requires the DMV to report to the Chairs of the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee on the status of the implementation of the system for homebound persons, including the costs, benefits, and feasibility of implementing the system.