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      RS 47:490.2     


§490.2.  Military honor license plates for former prisoners of war

A.  The provisions of this Section shall be applicable to former prisoners of war of World War I, World War II, the Korean War, and the Vietnamese Conflict.

B.  Upon application of a former prisoner of war, the secretary shall issue military honor license plates, to be used in lieu of the regular motor vehicle registration license plates for passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, and vans, which plates shall contain the designation "XPOW" followed by such numbers as the secretary finds expedient.  The applicant shall comply with the state laws relating to registration and licensing of motor vehicles and shall, at the time of application, present such proof of status as a former prisoner of war as shall be acceptable to the secretary.

C.  No fee shall be charged for the military honor license plates authorized by this Section, and such plates shall not be subject to the renewal requirements applicable to standard plates.

D.  The secretary shall establish such rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section, including but not limited to rules and regulations governing the transfer and disposition of such license plates.

E.  The surviving spouse of a former prisoner of war may retain and use the military honor license plate issued to the former prisoner of war.

Acts 2005, No. 365, §1, eff. June 30, 2005; Acts 2010, No. 208, §1.

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