§463.89. Special prestige license plates; Crescent City
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate, to be known as the Crescent City plate, provided there is 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 Board of Directors of Friends of the New Orleans Recreation Department and shall comply with R.S. 47:463(A)(3).
B. The license plate shall be issued, upon application, to any citizen of Louisiana in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate.
C. An annual fee of twelve dollars and fifty cents shall be collected by the department and shall be forwarded to the Friends of the New Orleans Recreation Department for each license plate issued in accordance with the provisions of this Section. The department shall also collect the standard motor vehicle registration license fee provided for in R.S. 47:463, and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents. The department shall retain the handling fee to offset a portion of the administrative costs.
D. The monies received by Friends of the New Orleans Recreation Department from collection of the annual fee as provided in Subsection C of this Section shall be used solely for the purchase of equipment and supplies for the New Orleans Recreation Department.
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 fees, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, and the colors available and the design criteria.
Acts 2001, No. 666, §1.