§463.135. Special prestige license plates; "Chez nous autres"
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige motor vehicle license plate to be known as the "Chez nous autres" plate, provided there is a minimum of one thousand applicants for such plate. The license plates shall be restricted to use on passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, and vans.
B. The plate shall be of a color and design selected by the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana. The design shall include the phrases "Chez nous autres" and "la glaie bleue" and shall also include a prominent image of a blue iris on the right of the plate.
C. The department shall collect an annual fee of twenty-five dollars for this special prestige license plate, which shall be disbursed in accordance with Subsection D of this Section. This fee shall be in addition to the regular motor vehicle license fee provided for in R.S. 47:463 and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents to be retained by the department to offset a portion of administrative costs.
D. The monies received from the additional twenty-five dollar fee shall be disbursed to the Council for the Development of French in Louisiana.
E. The secretary shall adopt rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section.
Acts 2007, No. 434, §1.