H552: Remote License Conversion for Military. Latest Version

AN ACT directing the division of motor vehicles to offer remote conversion of full provisional licenses to persons deployed out of state as a member of the armed forces of the united states.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 20‑7 reads as rewritten:

§ 20‑7.  Issuance and renewal of drivers licenses.

(f)        Duration and Renewal of Licenses. – Drivers licenses shall be issued and renewed pursuant to the provisions of this subsection:

(6a)      Remote conversion for active duty military. – The Division shall offer remote conversion to the holder of a full provisional license issued under G.S. 20‑11 to a resident of this State if the provisional license holder is deployed out‑of‑state as a member of the Armed Forces of the United States. The Division shall adopt rules to implement this subdivision.


SECTION 2.  This act becomes effective October 1, 2021, and applies to any application to remotely convert a provisional license submitted on or after that date.