Enacts new GS 20-53.6 requiring that bicycles used, by a person 16 years or older, on a public street or highway be registered with the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV). A certificate of title is not required. Sets the registration fee at $10 and requires that the fees be used for bicycle safety related projects. Requires DMV to issue a registration card and suitable plate. Violations are an infraction punishable by a fine of not more than $25. Effective December 1, 2019. Requires issuing warning tickets only for the first six months.
DMV/REGISTRATION OF BICYCLES.
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AN ACT TO REQUIRE THE OWNER OF A BICYCLE TO REGISTER THE BICYCLE WITH THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES.Intro. by Elmore.
Status: Ref to the Com on Transportation, if favorable, Judiciary, if favorable, Commerce, if favorable, Finance, if favorable, Rules, Calendar, and Operations of the House (House action) (Feb 26 2019)
Mon, 25 Feb 2019 House: Filed
Tue, 26 Feb 2019 House: Passed 1st Reading
Bill H 157 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 25 2019 - View Summary