Bill Summary for S 241 (2021)

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May 26 2021

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View NCGA Bill Details2021
Senate Bill 241 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 11, 2021
AN ACT AMENDING MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS REGULATING MODIFIED UTILITY VEHICLES AND DIRECTING THE USE OF CERTAIN FUNDS APPROPRIATED TO THE DEPARTMENT OF TRANSPORTATION.
Intro. by Jarvis, Sawyer, Johnson.

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House committee substitute amends the 3rd edition as follows.

Revises the proposed changes to the definition of modified utility vehicle in GS 20-4.01, which is a cognate of passenger vehicle in GS Chapter 20, to include a motor vehicle that is uplifted by a licensed manufacturer, dealer, or person or business otherwise engaged in vehicle manufacturing or modification (was, a motor vehicle that is "custom-built"), as an alternative to a vehicle that is manufactured, for off-road use with equipment and specifications as described. 

Adds a new directive to require the Department of Transportation (DOT) to lease a passenger ferry for operation between Hatteras and Ocracoke for a term to end by September 12, 2021. Requires DOT to use $943,000 of the funds appropriated from the Highway Fund to DOT in SL 2020-91 (DOT 2020-21 FY Budget/Governance) to lease and operate the ferry. Effective on the date the act becomes law. 

Makes clarifying changes to the act's effective date provisions. Changes the act's titles.

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