§463.39. Special license plates; United States Olympic Committee
A. The Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige motor vehicle license plate for the United States Olympic Committee. The license plates shall be restricted to use on passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, and recreational vehicles.
B. The prestige license plates shall be issued, upon application, to any citizen of Louisiana in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate, and as provided for in this Section.
C. The tax for the plate shall be the standard motor vehicle license tax imposed by Article VII, Section 5 of the Constitution of Louisiana, plus an additional fee of twenty-five dollars. However, no such plate shall be issued unless the application is accompanied by a donation of twenty-four dollars to be distributed by Subsection D herein and a one dollar handling fee.
D. The department shall collect the donation for each license plate and forward twelve dollars of the donation as provided in Subsection C hereof to the United States Olympic Committee. In addition, the department shall forward twelve dollars of the donation to the Louisiana State Games Foundation, Inc. The activities of the United States Olympic Committee and the Louisiana Games Foundation, Inc. are hereby deemed a public purpose and shall qualify as cooperative endeavors under the provisions of Article VII, Section 14(C) of the Constitution of Louisiana. The one dollar handling fee as provided in Subsection C hereof shall be retained by the department to offset the administrative costs.
E. The secretary shall establish such 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 the donation, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria. The design shall include the use of the United States Olympic Committee logo.
Acts 1995, No. 1065, §1, eff. June 29, 1995.