§463.184. Special prestige license plate; "Louisiana Licensed Professional Geoscientist"
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish
a special prestige motor vehicle license plate for the Louisiana Board of Professional
Geoscientists when the department has received a minimum of one thousand applications for
the plate. The license plate shall be restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, and
recreational vehicles. The license plate shall be of a color and design selected by the
Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists, provided that it is in compliance with R.S.
B. The prestige license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any Louisiana
licensed professional geoscientist in good standing in the same manner as any other motor
vehicle license plate.
C. The charge for this special license plate shall be the standard motor vehicle
license tax imposed by Article VII, Section 5 of the Constitution of Louisiana, plus an annual
royalty fee of twenty-five dollars for each plate, and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty
cents which shall be retained by the department to offset administrative costs.
D. The annual royalty fee shall be collected by the department and forwarded to the
Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists or its successor, for use of the board's logo.
The monies received from the royalty fees shall be used solely for the support of the
programs established and administered by the Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists.
E. Upon the signing of a contract authorizing the use of the logo of the Louisiana
Board of Professional Geoscientists, the secretary shall establish the special prestige plate
in accordance with this Section. The contract shall include an agreement on the part of the
Louisiana Board of Professional Geoscientists to use the royalty fees as provided for in this
F. The secretary shall promulgate rules and regulations as are necessary to implement
the provisions of this Section.
Acts 2015, No. 32, §1.