Handicap Parking Privilege Certification

support2SB 160 – Handicap Parking Privilege Certification

Primary Sponsors: Sen. Andrew Brock (R – Davie), Sen. Wesley Meredith (R – Cumberland), Sen. Ralph Hise (R – Madison)

This bill would clarify that a licensed physician assistant or nurse practitioner can give the medical certification that an individual is handicapped in order for that individual to receive a handicap placard/license plate. The NCMS supports this bill.

Senate:

This bill received a favorable report in the Senate Transportation Committee on April 19, 2017.

This bill received a favorable report in the Senate Health Committee on April 20, 2017.

This bill received a favorable report in the Senate Rules and Operations Committee on April 24, 2017.

This bill passed in the Senate on April 24, 2017, and will now move to the House.

House:

This bill was referred to the House Rules and Operations Committee on April 26, 2017.

This bill was withdrawn from the House Rules and Operations Committee and was re-referred to the House Transportation Committee on June 8, 2017.

A proposed committee substitute was heard in the House Transportation Committee on June 20, 2017.

This proposed committee substitute changes “Physician’s Certification” to “Medical Certification”. In addition it adds a sentence that states that a certified nurse midwife, may certify that “an initial application for a temporary removable windshield placard”.

This bill passed on second reading with a vote of 104-6 on June 21, 2017 .The bill passed third reading as well, and will now move to the Senate for concurrence.

Senate:

This bill was placed on the Senate calendar for Monday June 26, 2017.

This bill received concurrence in the Senate on June 26, 2017.

This bill has been enrolled and sent to Gov. Cooper.

This bill was signed by Gov. Cooper on July 12, 2017.

 

 

 
 

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