§463.120. Special prestige license plates; Zeta Phi Beta Sorority
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate, to be known as the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 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 executive committee of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc., provided it is in compliance with R.S. 47:463(A)(3), and shall include the logo of the sorority.
B. The license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority.
C. An annual royalty fee of twenty-five dollars for use of the sorority's logo shall be collected from the applicant and forwarded to the National Educational Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. 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 royalty fees for each initial issuance of a license plate and for each license plate renewal by the National Educational Foundation of Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, Inc. shall be retained by the foundation. The monies shall be used to support the national foundation's scholarship program.
E. The secretary shall establish a prestige license plate in accordance with the provisions of this Section when all of the following conditions are met:
(1) All necessary contracts regarding use of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority's logo have been executed.
(2) 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 royalty fees, verification that an applicant is a member of the Zeta Phi Beta Sorority, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
Acts 2003, No. 259, §1.