Bill Summary for H 761 (2011-2012)

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Jun 7 2011

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View NCGA Bill Details2011-2012 Session
House Bill 761 (Public) Filed Wednesday, April 6, 2011
TO MAKE TAMPERING WITH AN IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEM AN UNLAWFUL ACT AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A DEALER'S LICENSE, MECHANIC'S LICENSE, OR ANY OTHER LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DIVISION EXCEPT FOR A DRIVERS LICENSE.
Intro. by McComas, Carney.

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House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provision in previous edition concerning tampering with ignition interlock systems.
Amends GS 20-7(n) to remove the requirement that the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) distinguish between license holders who are less than 21 years old and license holders who are over 21 years old by using different color backgrounds or borders for each group. Makes a conforming change to GS 20-11(a). Amends proposed GS 114-19.31 to include (1) a restoration of a revoked driving privilege and (2) a nonrenewal of a dealer’s license to the list of instances in which the Department of Justice may provide the DMV with the criminal history record of any applicant for licensure under GS Chapter 20. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to licenses issued on or after that date.
Amends GS 20-30 (concerning certain violation provisions) to include special identification cards within the scope of the statute. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. Changes title to AN ACT TO REMOVE COLORED BORDER REQUIREMENTS FROM CERTAIN LICENSES, TO CLARIFY THAT SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ARE SUBJECT TO VIOLATION PROVISIONS, AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A RESTORATION OF A REVOKED LICENSE, A DEALER’S LICENSE, MECHANIC’S LICENSE, OR ANY OTHER LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DIVISION EXCEPT FOR A DRIVER’S LICENSE UNLESS IT IS BEING RESTORED AFTER A REVOCATION.

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