§463.52. Special prestige license plates; Louisiana Special Olympics
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate for the Louisiana Special Olympics. The license plates shall be restricted to use on passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, and vans.
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. However, no such plate shall be issued unless the application is accompanied by a donation of twenty-five dollars to be distributed as provided in Subsection D of this Section and a one-dollar handling fee.
D. The department shall collect the donation for each license plate and forward it to the Louisiana Special Olympics. The activities of the Louisiana Special Olympics 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 of this Section 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 design of the plate, the transfer and disposition of such plates, and the collection and disbursement of the donation. The design shall include the words "Special Olympics".
Acts 1997, No. 850, §1.