H498: Authorize ATV and Utility Vehicle Titling. Latest Version
AN ACT authorizing the division of motor vehicles to issue a certificate of title for all‑terrain vehicles and utility vehicles.
The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:
SECTION 1. Article 3 of Chapter 20 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:
§ 20‑53.6. Titling of all‑terrain vehicles and utility vehicles.
Any owner of an all‑terrain vehicle or a utility vehicle may apply to the Division for a certificate of title by completing an application on a form provided by the Division and paying the fee established under G.S. 20‑85(a)(1). The application form shall require, at a minimum, the following:
(1) The owner's name.
(2) The owner's mailing address and residence address.
(3) The owner's drivers license number, which shall be provided as authorized by G.S. 20‑52(a)(1a)b.
(4) A description of the vehicle, including the make and model.
SECTION 2. G.S. 20‑54 reads as rewritten:
§ 20‑54. Authority for refusing registration or certificate of title.
The Division shall refuse registration or issuance of a certificate of title or any transfer of registration upon any of the following grounds:
(8) The vehicle is a golf cart or utility vehicle.cart. If the vehicle is a utility vehicle, the Division shall refuse registration or any transfer of registration but shall issue a certificate of title as provided by G.S. 20‑53.6.
SECTION 3. This act becomes effective October 1, 2021.