AN ACT TO INCLUDE PER TRANSACTION RATES PAID TO LICENSE PLATE AGENCY COMMISSION CONTRACTORS WITHIN THE QUADRENNIAL ADJUSTMENT MADE BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES, TO SPECIFY THAT PROCESSING AN INSPECTION STOP IS A SEPARATE TRANSACTION FOR WHICH COMPENSATION SHALL BE PAID, AND TO REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO STUDY THE PROCEDURE FOR PROCESSING INSPECTION STOPS. Enacted July 28, 2016. Section 1 is effective July 28, 2016. The remainder is effective October 1, 2016.
Summary date: Aug 2 2016 - View summary
Summary date: Jun 15 2016 - View summary
Senate committee amendment makes the following changes to the 1st edition.
Amends the act's effective date, now providing that Sections 2 [amending GS 20-63(h)] and 3 (requiring the Division of Motor Vehicles to study the procedure for processing inspection stops) of the act are effective October 1, 2016 (was, July 1, 2016).
Summary date: Apr 28 2016 - View summary
Amends GS 20-4.02 concerning the quadrennial adjustment of certain fees and rates by the Division of Motor Vehicles, beginning July 1, 2020, providing that in addition to applying to the specified statutes, the quadrennial adjustment also applies to the rates for transactions completed pursuant to GS 20-63(h), which concerns the issuance of registration plates, certificates, and titles by commission contractors. Adds language to clarify that the adjustments to these per-transaction rates must be rounded to the nearest cent. Makes conforming changes.
Amends GS 20-63(h) to provide that the collection of the highway use tax and the removal of an inspection stop are considered separate transactions with separate transaction fees. Effective July 1, 2016.
Requires the Division of Motor Vehicles to report to the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee by December 1, 2017, on four things, including the number of vehicle inspection stops that were overridden in the two most recent fiscal years and the number of vehicles registered in North Carolina in the two most recent fiscal years subject to inspection under federal law. Effective July 1, 2016.