SUSPEND TRUCK INSPECTION/SEVERE WEATHER.

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
Senate Bill 377 (Public) Filed Wednesday, March 20, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ROUTINE WEIGHT INSPECTIONS OF TRUCKS UPON THE EXISTENCE OF AN IMMINENT THREAT OF SEVERE ECONOMIC LOSS OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY OR WIDESPREAD OR SEVERE DAMAGE TO CROPS READY TO BE HARVESTED.
Intro. by Jackson, Brock.

Status: Ch. SL 2013-230 (Senate Action) (Jul 3 2013)

SOG comments (1):

Long title change

House committee substitute to the second edition changed the long title. Original long title was A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ROUTINE WEIGHT INSPECTIONS OF TRUCKS UPON THE EXISTENCE OF AN IMMINENT THREAT OF WIDESPREAD OR SEVERE DAMAGE TO CROPS THAT ARE READY TO BE HARVESTED.

Bill History:

S 377/S.L. 2013-230

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 8 2013 - More information

    AN ACT TO ALLOW THE GOVERNOR TO TEMPORARILY SUSPEND ROUTINE WEIGHT INSPECTIONS OF TRUCKS UPON THE EXISTENCE OF AN IMMINENT THREAT OF SEVERE ECONOMIC LOSS OF LIVESTOCK OR POULTRY OR WIDESPREAD OR SEVERE DAMAGE TO CROPS READY TO BE HARVESTED. Enacted July 3, 2013. Effective July 3, 2013.


  • Summary date: Jun 18 2013 - More information

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

    Amends GS 116A-19.70(a) to expand the scope of the subsection so that the temporary suspension of weight inspections applies to vehicles transporting livestock or poultry in addition to crops; also expands the application of the provisions to instances where there is an imminent threat of severe economic loss of livestock or poultry, in addition to when there is an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage to crops ready to be harvested. Makes clarifying and conforming changes. Amends the act's long title.


  • Summary date: Apr 18 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Amends GS 166A-19.70, providing that the Department of Public Safety, at the direction of the Governor, will provide for the temporary suspension of weight inspections of specified vehicles in designated counties (previously, there were no counties specified) in an emergency area, as that area is defined in GS 166A-19.3(7), (previously, was as defined in GS 166A-19.20(b).  Also provides that the Governor can designate the specified counties in an executive order issued pursuant to GS 166A-19.20. Establishes that this suspension of weighing can be waived by law enforcement if probable cause exists to believe that the vehicle is creating an imminent hazard to public safety.  Directs the Department of Public Safety to develop procedures to implement the provisions of this section.

    Makes technical and conforming changes.

     


  • Summary date: Mar 20 2013 - More information

    Amends GS 166A-19.70 to allow the Governor, upon recommendation of the Commissioner of Agriculture, to temporarily suspend weighing vehicles that are used to transport crops from emergency areas if there is an imminent threat of widespread or severe damage to crops that are ready to be harvested. The suspension ends when the Governor determines that the threat of widespread or severe damage has passed.


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