Bill Summary for H 102 (2015-2016)

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Feb 23 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 102 (Public) Filed Monday, February 23, 2015
AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE LAW ENFORCEMENT OFFICERS, EMERGENCY PERSONNEL, AND MUNICIPAL AND COUNTY EMPLOYEES TO OPERATE UTILITY VEHICLES ON SOME PUBLIC HIGHWAYS AND TO MODIFY THE MOVE‑OVER LAW TO INCLUDE VEHICLES BEING USED IN THE COLLECTION OF REFUSE, SOLID WASTE, OR RECYCLING.
Intro. by Davis.

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Amends GS 20-171.23 to clarify that law enforcement officers and fire, rescue, and emergency medical services personnel are authorized to operate motorized all-terrain vehicles on public highways that meet certain specified criteria. Defines the term motorized all terrain vehicles, as used in this statute, to have the same meaning as in GS 14-159.3, except that the term also includes utility vehicles as defined in GS Chapter 20.

Amends GS 20-171.24 to clarify that employees of municipalities and counties listed in this statute are authorized to operate motorized all-terrain vehicles on public highways that meet certain specified criteria. Defines the term motorized all terrain vehicles, as used in this statute, to have the same meaning as in GS 14-159.3, except that the term also includes utility vehicles as defined in GS Chapter 20. Amends subsection (f) of this statute to add the city of Wilmington to the list of municipalities and counties to which this statute is applicable.

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