§463.104. Special prestige license plates; Seniors-Our Heritage
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate, to be known as the Seniors-Our Heritage plate, subject to the provisions of this Section. The license plate shall be restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, and recreational vehicles. The color and design of the license plate shall be selected by the secretary provided it is in compliance with R.S. 47:463(A)(3).
B. The license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any resident of Louisiana.
C. An annual fee of fifty dollars shall be collected from the applicant and forwarded to the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly, created by R.S. 46:2691, for each license plate issued as provided in this Section. The department shall also collect the standard registration license fee provided for in R.S. 47:463 and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents. The handling fee shall be retained by the department to offset a portion of administrative costs.
D. The monies received from the fees by the Medicaid Trust Fund for the Elderly shall be used to support health care services for the elderly under the Medicaid program.
E. The secretary shall establish a prestige license plate for Seniors-Our Heritage in accordance with this Section when the secretary has received a minimum of one thousand applications for the license plate.
F. The secretary shall establish rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section, including but not limited to rules and regulations governing the collection and disbursement of fees, verification that an applicant is a resident of Louisiana, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
Acts 2001, No. 1006, §1.