§463.40. Special license plates to promote child safety
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish special prestige motor vehicle license plates for the purpose of promoting child safety. The license plates shall be restricted to passenger cars, pick-up trucks, vans, and recreational vehicles. The secretary shall determine the design of the special prestige license plate issued under the provisions of this Section, provided such design shall bear the words "Think Safe Kids" and include a symbol to be determined by the Coalition for Maternal and Infant Health promoting safety belt use.
B. The prestige license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any citizen of Louisiana in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate.
C. The fee for the special prestige license plates issued under the provisions of this Section shall be:
(1) Initial fee - twenty-six dollars plus the standard license plate registration fee.
(2) Renewal fee - the same as the initial fee.
D. The department shall collect the fee for the special prestige license plates and forward twenty-five dollars to the Children's Trust Fund created by the provisions of R.S. 46:2403. The remaining portion of the fee shall be retained by the department to offset administrative costs.
E. The monies received by the Children's Trust Fund for the special prestige license plates shall be used solely for child safety programs.
F. The secretary shall establish and promulgate rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section.
Acts 1995, No. 83, §1.