AN ACT TO MAKE TAMPERING WITH AN IGNITION INTERLOCK SYSTEM AN UNLAWFUL ACT, TO REMOVE COLORED BORDER REQUIREMENTS FROM CERTAIN LICENSES, TO CLARIFY THAT SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ARE SUBJECT TO VIOLATION PROVISIONS, AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A RESTORATION OF A REVOKED LICENSE. Summarized in Daily Bulletin 4/7/11, 6/7/11, 6/15/11, and 6/16/11. Enacted June 27, 2011. Effective December 1, 2011.
Summary date: Jun 30 2011 - More information
Summary date: Jun 16 2011 - More information
House amendment makes the following changes to 3rd edition. Amends proposed GS 114-19.31 to authorize the Department of Justice to provide to the Division of Motor Vehicles, from the State and National Repositories of Criminal Histories, the criminal history of any applicant for a restoration of a revoked driver’s license (previously included additional types of licenses). Makes conforming changes, and a conforming change to bill title.
Summary date: Jun 15 2011 - More information
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 2nd edition. Adds a section adding GS 20-17.8A, effective December 1, 2011, making it a Class 1 misdemeanor to tamper with an ignition interlock device required to be installed by court order, statute, or condition of operating the vehicle for the purpose of avoiding or altering its operation. Changes bill’s title accordingly. In act’s new GS 114-19.31, dealing with criminal history checks of license applicants, adds provisions specifying that the criminal history checks do not apply to application for an additional or new location made by the existing licensee or to a manufacturer’s license.
Summary date: Jun 7 2011 - More information
House committee substitute makes the following changes to 1st edition. Deletes provision in previous edition concerning tampering with ignition interlock systems.
Amends GS 20-7(n) to remove the requirement that the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) distinguish between license holders who are less than 21 years old and license holders who are over 21 years old by using different color backgrounds or borders for each group. Makes a conforming change to GS 20-11(a). Amends proposed GS 114-19.31 to include (1) a restoration of a revoked driving privilege and (2) a nonrenewal of a dealer’s license to the list of instances in which the Department of Justice may provide the DMV with the criminal history record of any applicant for licensure under GS Chapter 20. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to licenses issued on or after that date.
Amends GS 20-30 (concerning certain violation provisions) to include special identification cards within the scope of the statute. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date. Changes title to AN ACT TO REMOVE COLORED BORDER REQUIREMENTS FROM CERTAIN LICENSES, TO CLARIFY THAT SPECIAL IDENTIFICATION CARDS ARE SUBJECT TO VIOLATION PROVISIONS, AND TO ALLOW THE DIVISION OF MOTOR VEHICLES TO CONDUCT BACKGROUND INVESTIGATIONS ON EVERY PERSON APPLYING FOR A RESTORATION OF A REVOKED LICENSE, A DEALER’S LICENSE, MECHANIC’S LICENSE, OR ANY OTHER LICENSE ISSUED BY THE DIVISION EXCEPT FOR A DRIVER’S LICENSE UNLESS IT IS BEING RESTORED AFTER A REVOCATION.
Summary date: Apr 7 2011 - More information
Adds new section GS 20-17.8A to make tampering with, circumventing, or attempting to circumvent the operation of an ignition interlock device on a motor vehicle a Class 1 misdemeanor. Adds new section GS 114-19.31 to allow the Department of Justice (DOJ) to provide to the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) the criminal history record of any applicant for a dealer’s license, mechanic’s inspection license, or station inspection license, but not an applicant for a driver’s license. Requires DMV to provide DOJ with the applicant’s fingerprints, a signed form consenting to the criminal history record check and use of the fingerprints, and other information as required by DOJ. Provides that DOJ must keep confidential all information about applicants obtained pursuant to state and national criminal history checks. Allows DOJ to charge a fee to offset the costs of conducting such checks. Effective December 1, 2011, and applies to offenses committed and licenses issued on or after that date.
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