Bill Summary for S 571 (2013-2014)

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Jun 6 2013

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View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 571 (Public) Filed Monday, April 1, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO AUTHORIZE THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO ISSUE VARIOUS SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES AND TO AMEND PROVISIONS FOR VARIOUS SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATES.
Intro. by Brock.

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Senate committee substitute to the 1st edition makes the following changes. Further amends GS 20-70.4(b) to also allow issuance of the following 7 license plates, contingent on the receipt of at least 300 plate applications: Improved Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks of the World, National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial, NC FIRST Robotics, NC Sportsmen's Caucus, North Carolina Cattlemen's Association, Operation Coming Home, Pancreatic Cancer Awareness, and YMCA. Establishes the fees for those plates and requires the funds in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account from the sale of each of the plates to go to specified entities for each plate. Also amends the provision for the retired legislator plate to require the plates be issued in the order applications are received.

Amends GS 20-79.7 to add a $20 fee for the Fraternal Order of Police plate, with $10 of that fee to be transferred to the North Carolina Fraternal Order of Police to support the State Lodge. Also clarifies that the Bronze Star Combat Recipient, Bronze Star Recipient, Combat Veteran, Legion of Merit, Military Veteran, Military Wartime Veteran, Partially Disabled Veteran, and Pearl Harbor Survivor plates do not have a fee.

Amends GS 20-81.12(b4) to require funds from the sale of the Olympic Games Plate be allocated to the North Carolina Amateur Sports (was, to the NC Health and Fitness Foundation, Inc.) and that the funds be allocated as follows: (1) 67% to the US Olympic Committee to assist in training Olympic athletes, (2) 33% to assist with administration of the State Games of North Carolina; deletes the allocation to the Governor's Council on Physical Fitness and health for support of local fitness council development.

Amends GS 20-81.12(b38) to require funds derived from the sale of the Charlotte Motor Speedway plates to go to Speedway Children's Charities.

Amends the act's long title.

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