Bill Summary for H 523 (2021-2022)

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Apr 9 2021

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House Bill 523 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 8, 2021
AN ACT TO INCREASE THE PENALTIES FOR STREET RACING.
Intro. by Willingham.

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Amends GS 20-141.3 (Unlawful Racing on Streets and Highways) to do the following: (1) elevate the offense of pre-arranged street racing to a class A1 misdemeanor (was, Class 1); (2) elevate the offense of street racing to a Class 1 misdemeanor (was, Class 2); (3) elevate the offense of authorizing or permitting one’s car to be used for pre-arranged street racing or betting on pre-arranged street racing to a Class A1 misdemeanor (was, Class 1); (4) increase the amount of time a person whose license is revoked under this statute must wait to apply for a new license from 18 months to two years; and (5) require (was, allow) the Commissioner of Motor Vehicles to suspend the license of individuals convicted of a class 1 misdemeanor for street racing for a period not to exceed one year. Effective December 1, 2021 and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.

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