A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW FOR THE ISSUANCE OF TITLE BY THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO THE OWNER OF OUT-OF-STATE MOTOR VEHICLES THAT ARE THIRTY-FIVE MODEL YEARS OLD OR OLDER IF THE LICENSE AND THEFT BUREAU OF THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES FAILS TO COMPLETE AN INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION OF THE VEHICLE'S IDENTIFICATION NUMBER WITHIN FIFTEEN DAYS OF RECEIVING A REQUEST FOR INSPECTION AND VERIFICATION.
Amends GS 20-53 (Application for specially constructed, reconstructed, or foreign vehicle), to provide that a vehicle is deemed to have satisfied all inspection and verification requirements and title must be issued to the owner within 10 days if an inspection and verification is not conducted by the License and Theft Bureau within the Department of Motor Vehicles within 10 days after receiving a request and there is no probable cause to believe that the ownership documents or public vehicle identification number given do not match the vehicle. Also requires title to be issued to the owner within 10 days if the vehicle passes a timely performed inspection and verification.
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