REMOVE REVOCATION FOR DWLR (NEW).

View NCGA Bill Details2013-2014 Session
House Bill 615 (Public) Filed Tuesday, April 9, 2013
A BILL TO BE ENTITLED AN ACT TO REPEAL THE PUNISHMENT OF REVOKING A PERSON'S DRIVERS LICENSE FOR COMMITTING CERTAIN DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED OFFENSES; TO MAKE DRIVING WHILE LICENSE REVOKED A NON-MOVING VIOLATION FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES; AND TO MAKE OTHER CONFORMING CHANGES.
Intro. by Ramsey, Baskerville, Turner.

Status: Re-ref Com On Appropriations/Base Budget (Senate Action) (Jul 1 2013)
H 615

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Jul 1 2013 - More information

    Senate committee substitute to the 2nd edition changes the act's effective date from December 1, 2013, to June 1, 2014.


  • Summary date: May 9 2013 - More information

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

    Amends GS 20-28(a) to delete provisionthat prohibited a person who violated the subsection (driving while license revoked) from receiving a prayer for judgment continued under any circumstances. Makes a conforming change to the title.


  • Summary date: Apr 9 2013 - More information

    Amends subsection (a) of GS 20-28 to provide that if (1) a person's driver's license is revoked for animpaired driving revocation as defined in GS 20-28.2(a) or under GS 20-16(a)(5) or(2) a person is charged with violating this subsection based on a violation of any restriction of GS 20-179.3 or any restriction relevant to the installation or use of an ignition interlock under GS 20-17.8, then upon conviction of violating this subsection, the person's driver's license is revoked for an additional one-year period for the first offense, an additional two years for the second offense, and permanently for a third or subsequent offense (was, revoked a person's driver's license based on the number of convictions under subsection (a) for driving with a revoked license). Prohibits a person who violates this subsection from receiving a prayer for judgment continued under any circumstances. Provides that for the purposes of subsection (c1) of GS 20-28, a violation of subsection (a), driving while license is revoked, that does not require an additional period of license revocation is not considered to be a moving violation. Makes conforming changes to subsection (c3) of GS 20-28.

    Amends GS 20-28.1(a) to provide that for the purposes of this subsection, the following are not considered to be a "motor vehicle moving offense": (1) a violation of GS 20-28(a) that does not require an additional period of license revocation, (2) a violation ofGS 20-28(a1), and (3) a violation of GS 20-7 for driving a motor vehicle without a regular driver's license.

    Amends GS 20-20.1(b), which providesthat a person is eligible to apply for a limited driving privilege under this section if specified conditions apply. Provides that a person is eligible to apply for a limited driving privilege if the underlying offense is not an offense that would result in an impaired driving license revocation as defined in GS 20-28.2(a),an offense involving a violation of any restriction of GS 20-179.3, or any restriction relating to the installation or use of an ignition interlock under GS 20-17.8.

    Effective December 1, 2013, and applies to offenses committed on or after that date.


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