Bill Summary for H 289 (2011-2012)

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Jun 15 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 289 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 9, 2011
Intro. by Gillespie.

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Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to 3rd edition.
Amends GS 20-63(b) deleting language that identifies specified special registration plates as not having to be First in Flight plates. Additionally, deletes the first 25 listed plates (GS 20-63(b)(1) thorough (b)(25)) from the list of plates that are not First in Flight plates under current law. Provides that this amendment to GS 20-63(b) is not to be construed as requiring the recall of an existing full-color special license plate issued to a registered owner of a motor vehicle, but does prohibit issuing any additional or replacement full-color special license plates on or after the effective date of this act.
Provides for the following additional special registration plates to be issued by the Department of Motor Vehicles: (1) Kappa Alpha Order, (2) Sustainable Fisheries Plate, (3) NC Morgan Horse Club, (4) USO of North Carolina, (5) Greensboro Symphony, (6) Green Industry Council, (7) Retired Legislators, (8) Don’t Tread on Me, (9) USA Triathlon, and (10) NC Horse Council. Requires that the additional special registration plates meet the standard requirement of at least 300 applications. Authorizes motorcycle plates for Civic Clubs. Provides for fees for the additional special registration plates and the distribution of those fees. Provides that the special registration plate for county commissioner may be authorized upon receipt of at least 100 applications (was, 300).