Bill No.: HB0211 Drafter: DJL
LSO No.: 09LSO-0475 Effective Date: 1/1/2010
Enrolled Act No.: HEA0113
Chapter No.: 179
Prime Sponsor: Representative Buchanan
Catch Title: Veteran's license plates.
Subject: Special license plates.
· Current law authorizes special license plates for Pearl Harbor survivors, national guard members and purple heart recipients.
o Currently special license plates are only available for passenger cars, trucks, or motor homes owned by the applicant.
· This bill:
o Expands the categories of special license plates to include honorably discharged veterans;
o Provides that all the specified special license plates shall be available for motorcycles as well as passenger cars, trucks, and motor homes;
o Specifies that the veteran's license plate have a unique design, distinguishing it from other special license plates and allows for the omission of the number designating the county;
o Specifies application requirements, including remittance of $50.00 to be deposited into the highway fund, and the demonstration that the applicant is eligible for the special license plate.