Bill Summary for H 851 (2013-2014)

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Apr 12 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 851 (Public) Filed Thursday, April 11, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO CLARIFY THAT MOTOR VEHICLES MUST HAVE AT LEAST TWO WORKING STOP LAMPS ON THE REAR OF THE VEHICLE AND TO MAKE OTHER CLARIFYING CHANGES.
Intro. by Setzer, Carney.

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Bill summary

Amends GS 20-129 to prohibit selling or operating a vehicle, or any motorcycle or motor-driven cycle, manufactured after December 31, 1955, unless it has two stop lamp on the rear of the vehicle. Requires the lamps to emit, reflect, or display a red or amber light visible from no less than 100 feet to the rear, and requires it to be actuated by foot brake. Makes conforming changes to GS 20-129.1 (additional lighting equipment required on certain vehicles).

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