§463.90. Special prestige license plate for Beta Sigma Phi
A. Notwithstanding the provisions of R.S. 47:463.72, the secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige motor vehicle license plate for Beta Sigma Phi in accordance with the provisions of this Section. The license plates shall be restricted to passenger cars, pickup trucks, vans, and recreational vehicles. The license plate shall be of a color and design approved by the Beta Sigma Phi Disaster Relief Fund, provided that it is in compliance with R.S. 47:463(A)(3), and shall include the Beta Sigma Phi logo.
B. The prestige license plates shall be issued, upon application, to any member of Beta Sigma Phi in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate, provided that there is a minimum of one thousand applicants for such plate.
C. A fee of twenty-five dollars shall be paid for the issuance and renewal of each plate, which fee shall be in addition to the regular motor vehicle registration license fee, and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents. The handling fee shall be retained by the department to offset a portion of the administrative costs.
D. A royalty fee of twenty-five dollars for the use of the official logo of Beta Sigma Phi shall be collected by the department upon the issuance and renewal of each plate and, beginning July 1, 2001, shall be forwarded to the Beta Sigma Phi Disaster Relief Fund.
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 collection and disbursement of royalty fees, the transfer and disposition of such license plates, the colors available, and the design criteria.
F. The monies received from the royalty fees shall be used solely for the Beta Sigma Phi Disaster Relief Fund.
G. There shall be a contract authorizing the use of the Beta Sigma Phi logo and establishing the prestige motor vehicle license plates in accordance with the provisions of this Section. There shall also be an agreement on the part of the Beta Sigma Phi to use the royalty fees as provided in Subsection F of this Section.
Acts 2001, No. 673, §1, eff. July 1, 2001.