§463.59. Special prestige license plates; Coastal Conservation
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish prestige license plates for motor vehicles, restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, recreational vehicles, and vans for coastal conservation. The license plate shall be of a color and design selected by the Coastal Conservation Association of Louisiana, provided that it is in compliance with the requirements of R.S. 47:463(A)(3).
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 plate shall be fifty dollars in addition to the standard motor vehicle registration license fee.
D. The revenue realized from the additional fifty dollar fee imposed by Subsection C of this Section shall be remitted to the state treasurer as provided by law. The state treasurer shall forward an amount equal to those revenues to the Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries. The Louisiana Department of Wildlife and Fisheries shall dedicate fifty percent of such funds to the enforcement division and fifty percent of such funds to the marine fisheries division.
E. The secretary may promulgate rules and regulations in accordance with the Administrative Procedure Act 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 additional fee, the transfer and disposition of such plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
Acts 1999, No. 162, §1.