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.

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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.