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.
HANDICAPPED PARKING DECAL.
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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)
Mon, 11 Mar 2019 Senate: Filed
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 Senate: Passed 1st Reading
Tue, 12 Mar 2019 Senate: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate
Wed, 17 Apr 2019 Senate: Withdrawn From Com
Bill S 213 (2019-2020)Summary date: Mar 11 2019 - View Summary