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.
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)
Bill H 157 (2019-2020)Summary date: Feb 25 2019 - View Summary