Amends GS 75A-5 to reduce the fees for certificates of number for vessels and removes requirements that impose higher fees for larger vessels.
Reinstates language in GS 75A-5(h) that was repealed in 2013. That language provides that renewal fees are not required for commercial fishing vessels in some circumstances.
Reenacts G.S. 75A-5.1, which was repealed in 2013. That section pertained to commercial fishing vessels and renewal of identification numbers.
Reinstates language in GS 75A-7(a)(5) repealed in 2013. That subsection includes exceptions to the requirement that vessels obtain certificates of number. The exception in (a)(5) is for a vessel that has a valid marine document issued by a federal customs agency.
Amends GS 75A-34(a), which relates to applying for a certificate of title in the state for a vessel. Provides that a vessel may not be titled if it is documented with the United States Coast Guard (was, title allowed if the Coast Guard documentation was expired or deleted).
Amends GS 75A-38(b) to reduce title fees and remove the requirement that some of the title fees be transferred to the Shallow Draft Navigation Channel Dredging and Lake Maintenance Fund. Amends GS 105-449.126 to delete subsection (b), which provided that some funds from the Highway Fund be transferred to the same fund.
Effective October 1, 2015, and applies to applications submitted and titles issued after that date.
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