§463.105. Special prestige license plates; Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA)
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate, to be known as the Laborers' International Union of North America (LIUNA) organization prestige license plate, hereafter referred to as the organization plate subject to the provisions of this Section. The license plate shall be restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, recreational vehicles, and motorcycles. The color and design of the license plate shall be selected by the president of the organization, or his designee, shall contain the organization's logo, and shall otherwise be in compliance with the provisions of R.S. 47:463(A)(3). The organization shall be prohibited from requesting any change to the design and color of the license plates within a five-year period after the date of acceptance of a specific color and design.
B. The license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any member in good standing of the organization.
C. The department shall collect the standard motor vehicle 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 the administrative costs.
D. The secretary shall establish a prestige license plate for the organization in accordance with the provisions of this Section when all of the following conditions are met:
(1) All necessary contracts regarding use of the organization's logo have been executed.
(2) The secretary has received a minimum of one thousand applications for the license plate.
E. 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 verification that an applicant is a member of the organization, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
Acts 2001, No. 1078, §1.