§463.83. Special prestige license plates; Charity School of Nursing
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate to be known as the Charity School of Nursing plate, provided there are a minimum of one thousand applicants for such plate. The license plate shall be restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, and recreational vehicles. The license plate shall be of a color and design selected by the Charity Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association, hereafter in this Section referred to as the "association", shall bear the name of the nursing school, and may contain the institution's logo. The association shall be prohibited from requesting any change to the design or color of the license plates within a five-year period after the date of acceptance of a specific color and design.
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. A one-time royalty fee of twenty-five dollars for use of Charity School of Nursing's design shall be collected by the department and shall be forwarded to the association for each license plate issued as provided in this Section. The department shall also collect the standard motor vehicle registration license fee provided in R.S. 47:463 and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents.
D. The department shall collect the required royalty fee for each license plate and forward it to the association. The handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents shall be retained by the department to offset a portion of the administrative costs.
E. The secretary shall establish 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 royalty fees, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
F.(1) The monies received from the royalty fees by the association shall be used solely for academic or financial need-based scholarships for students attending the Charity School of Nursing at Delgado. The association shall be responsible for disbursing the funds and for establishing the scholarship program.
(2) The president of the Charity Hospital School of Nursing Alumni Association or his designee and the dean of Charity School of Nursing at Delgado or his designee shall be responsible for establishing the procedures and criteria for awarding scholarships under this program.
G. Upon the signing of a contract authorizing the use of the design for the Charity School of Nursing's special prestige license plate, the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish the prestige license plate in accordance with the provisions of this Section. This contract shall include an agreement on the part of the association to use the royalty fees as provided in Subsection F of this Section.
Acts 2001, No. 660, §1.