HANDICAPPED PARKING DECAL.

View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
Senate Bill 213 (Public) Filed Monday, March 11, 2019
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE A DISTINGUISHING REGISTRATION PLATE DECAL.
Intro. by Gallimore, Tillman.

Status: Re-ref to Transportation. If fav, re-ref to Finance. If fav, re-ref to Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate action) (Apr 17 2019)
S 213

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Mar 11 2019 - More information

    Amends GS 20-37.6, permitting a vehicle owner who is handicapped to request a distinguishing registration plate decal (decal) to be placed on the registration plate of an already registered vehicle as an alternative to applying for and displaying a distinguishing license plate. Sets the fee for a decal at $10. Makes the existing provisions regarding general parking for vehicles driven by or transporting a handicapped person, registered owners' eligibility to receive one removable windshield placard, and registration plate application and renewal and enforcement which are applicable to distinguishing license plates also applicable to decals. Makes it a Class 2 misdemeanor to sell a decal. Makes parking or leaving a vehicle in a space designated for handicapped persons without a decal, and unauthorized use of a decal, infractions punishable by a fine of at least $100 but no more than $250. Adds distinguishing registration plate decal to the defined terms in GS 20-37.5. Effective February 1, 2020.


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