Bill Summary for H 169 (2015-2016)

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Jul 16 2015

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View NCGA Bill Details2015-2016 Session
House Bill 169 (Public) Filed Thursday, March 5, 2015
Intro. by Hager, Presnell.

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Bill summary

House committee substitute to the 2nd edition makes the following changes.

Adds the following to those counties where motor vehicle emissions inspections are no longer required under GS 143-215.107A: Brunswick, Caldwell, Carteret, Catawba, Chatham, Cleveland, Craven, Edgecombe, Franklin, Harnett, Henderson, Lee, Lenoir, Moore, Nash, New Hanover, Onslow, Robeson, Rockingham, Stanly, Stokes, Wayne, and Wilson.

Specifies that the Department of Environment and Natural Resources (DENR) must, by July 1, 2018, prepare and submit to the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) for approval a proposed NC State Implementation Plan amendment that is based on the change to the motor vehicle emissions testing program made in this act.

Amends the effective date provision so that the act is effective upon the later of (1) January 1, 2020 (was, 2016) or (2) the first day of a month that is 60 (was, 30) days after DENR certifies that the US EPA has approved the amendment to the NC State Implementation Plan; adds that DENR must provide this notice and the effective date of this act on its website and through written or electronic notice to specified impacted parties in counties where motor vehicle emissions inspection requirements are removed by the act.