§463.17. Special personalized prestige license plates for motorcycles
A. The secretary shall establish and issue special personalized prestige license plates for motorcycles consisting of combinations of at least two letters but not more than six letters or numbers. The secretary shall promulgate rules and regulations establishing procedures for the application for and issuance of the special license plates and shall fix a date each year after which applications shall not be accepted. No letter combination shall be issued which might carry a connotation offensive to good taste and decency. A fee of twenty-five dollars a year shall be paid for each special license plate and shall be in addition to the regular motor vehicle registration license fee.
B. Any owner of a motorcycle may obtain a special personalized prestige license plate for motorcycles in lieu of the regular motor vehicle registration license plate. No two owners shall be issued identical special personalized prestige license plates for motorcycles. Each owner of a motorcycle shall make a new application for and pay the appropriate fee for each special plate issued under the provisions of this Section. Upon timely application for renewal each year, every owner of a special personalized prestige license plate for motorcycles shall be given a priority on the combination of letters or numbers as they appear on his special license plate.
C. The secretary shall promulgate rules and regulations for the transfer of special plates for motorcycles if the licensee replaces one motorcycle with another motorcycle. The secretary shall also promulgate rules and regulations for the disposition of special plates if there is a sale, gift, or other disposition of a motorcycle by an owner before the expiration of a special plate where the owner does not transfer the plate from the old motorcycle to the new motorcycle.
Acts 1984, No. 853, §1.