Bill Summary for H 211 (2019-2020)

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Sep 10 2019

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View NCGA Bill Details2019-2020 Session
House Bill 211 (Public) Filed Wednesday, February 27, 2019
AN ACT TO MAKE VARIOUS CHANGES TO MOTOR VEHICLE LAWS OF THE STATE.
Intro. by Shepard.

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Conference report makes the following changes to the 6th edition.

Further amends GS 20-63.1 to add a new subsection explicitly requiring all registration plates to be replaced every seven years. Pursuant to this new provision, requires the Division of Motor Vehicles (DMV) to replace special registration plates on July 1, 2021, and other registration plates beginning on July 1, 2020.

Amends GS 20-140.4(a) to except from the safety helmet requirement set forth in subdivision (2) operators and passengers of an autocycle that is equipped with a roll bar or roll cage. Effective October 1, 2019. Provides a savings clause for prosecutions for offenses committed before the effective date.

Directs the Joint Legislative Transportation Oversight Committee to study the feasibility of making digital license plates publicly available as an alternative to traditional physical registration plates. Requires the Committee to report to the 2020 General Assembly.

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