S136: Relief from Arbitrary Executive Orders. Latest Version



AN ACT TO waive the abc permit renewal and registration fees due on may 1, 2021, or for the period covering may 1, 2021, through april 30, 2022.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  Notwithstanding G.S. 18B‑903, the ABC Commission shall not impose a fee for any of the following:

(1)        For permits that are active as of April 30, 2021, to renew any permit subject to renewal under G.S. 18B‑903(a)(5) for the period from May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.

(2)        To renew any permit subject to renewal under subdivisions (2) through (4) of subsection (a) of G.S. 18B‑903 during the period from May 1, 2021, through April 30, 2022.

(3)        For permits that are active as of April 30, 2021, to register any permit under G.S. 18B‑903(b1) that is due on May 1, 2021.

SECTION 2.  Any ABC permittee who has prepaid a fee that is waived under Section 1 of this act may request a refund for the total amount of the prepaid fee. No later than 30 days from the date it receives a request authorized under this section, the ABC Commission, in collaboration with the Department of Public Safety, shall refund the total amount of the prepaid fee to the ABC permittee.

SECTION 3.  This act is effective when it becomes law.