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      RS 47:490.5     


§490.5.  Military honor license plates for Congressional Medal of Honor recipients

A.  The provisions of this Section shall be applicable to Congressional Medal of Honor recipients.

B.  Upon application of a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient, the secretary shall issue a military honor license plate to be used in lieu of the regular motor vehicle registration license plates on passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, motorcycles, and vans.  The center portion shall have the state seal on the left, the owner's initials in the center, with such license numbers as the secretary finds expedient underneath, and the seal of the Congressional Medal of Honor Society on the right.  The words "Congressional Medal of Honor" shall be printed across the bottom of the license plate. With the exception of these special designations, the overall design and color of the plate shall be in general compliance with R.S. 47:463(A)(3).  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 Congressional Medal of Honor recipient as shall be acceptable to the secretary.

C.  No fee shall be charged for the 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.

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

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