NOTE: §463.193 enacted by Acts 2017, No. 2, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.
§463.193. Special prestige license plates; "Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders"
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 "Louisiana Patriot Guard
Riders" plate. The plate shall be restricted to use on passenger cars, pickup trucks,
recreational vehicles, motorcycles, and vans.
B. The secretary shall work in conjunction with the captain and assistant captain of
the Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders to select the color and design of the plate, provided that
it is in compliance with all requirements of R.S. 47:463(A)(3). The design shall include the
words "Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders".
C. The special prestige license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any citizen
of Louisiana in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate.
D. The department shall collect an annual royalty fee of twenty-five dollars that
shall be disbursed in accordance with Subsection E of this Section. This fee shall be in
addition to the standard motor vehicle license tax imposed by Article VII, Section 5 of the
Constitution of Louisiana, and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents for each plate
to be retained by the department to offset a portion of administrative costs.
E. The annual royalty fee shall be collected by the department and forwarded to the
Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders. The monies received from the royalty fees shall be used
solely for the activities of the Louisiana Patriot Guard Riders.
F. The secretary shall promulgate and adopt rules and regulations as are necessary
to implement the provisions of this Section.
Acts 2017, No. 2, §1, eff. Jan. 1, 2018.