ADJUST LPA PAY RATES/DMV ADVERTISING.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 651 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2019
AN ACT TO ADJUST LICENSE PLATE AGENCY PAY RATES AND REQUIRE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO INCLUDE COMMISSION CONTRACTOR OPTION IN DIVISION ADVERTISING.
Intro. by Torbett, Lewis.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (May 7 2019)
H 651

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 9 2019 - More information

    Identical to S 625, filed 4/3/19.

    Amends GS 20-63 concerning the amount of compensation payable by the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to a commission contractor by adding that the standard transaction rate is $2. Provides that the collection of the highway use tax and the removal of a registration stop (was, inspection stop) are considered a separate transaction compensated at three-fourth of the standard rate (was, compensation of $1.30). Adds that the collection of a civil penalty imposed under GS 20-311 for a lapse in financial responsibility is a separate transaction and sets compensation at two times the standard transaction rate. Further amends the statute by providing that the specified items that were to be considered as a single transaction when performed at the same time, is to be compensated at the standard transaction rate (was, $1.46) and amends that list of transactions to include the receipt of the restoration fee imposed for registering a vehicle after a lapse in financial responsibility (previously referred to the receipt of the civil penalty or restoration fee). 

    Enacts new GS 20-63.03 to require the DMV to include, when it advertises the methods by which a vehicle owner may title or register a vehicle, the option to do so at the office of a commission contractor. Prohibits the advertising from encouraging one method over another or implying that going to the office of a commission contractor is a less desirable option. 

    Effective October 1, 2019. 


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