§463.94. Special prestige license plates; Camp Woodmen
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige motor vehicle license plate for Camp Woodmen when the department has received a minimum of one thousand applications 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 Camp Woodmen, provided that it is in compliance with 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 charge for this special license plate shall be the standard motor vehicle license tax imposed by Article VII, Section 5 of the Constitution of Louisiana, plus a one-time royalty fee of twenty-five dollars for each plate for the use of the official logo of the Camp Woodmen or Woodmen of the World, and a handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents which shall be retained by the department to offset administrative costs.
D. The department shall collect the required royalty fee for each license plate and, by electronic funds transfer, on the thirtieth day of each month forward the monies collected as follows:
(1) To South Louisiana Woodmen of the World Youth Camp, Inc., monies from license plates purchased by persons living in the parishes of Avoyelles, Allen, Evangeline, Beauregard (excluding cities and townships north of Merryville), Calcasieu, Cameron, Jefferson Davis, Acadia, Vermilion, St. Landry, Lafayette, St. Martin, Iberia, St. Mary, Pointe Coupee, West Feliciana, East Feliciana, St. Helena, Tangipahoa, Washington, St. Tammany, Livingston, East Baton Rouge, West Baton Rouge, Iberville, Ascension, Assumption, Lafourche, Terrebonne, St. James, St. John the Baptist, St. Charles, Jefferson, Orleans, Plaquemines, and St. Bernard.
(2) To North Louisiana Woodmen of the World Youth Camp, Inc., monies from license plates purchased by persons living in the parishes of Vernon, Rapides, Beauregard (excluding cities and townships south of DeRidder), Sabine, Natchitoches, Winn, Grant, LaSalle, Catahoula, Concordia, Tensas, Franklin, Caldwell, Jackson, Bienville, Red River, DeSoto, Caddo, Bossier, Webster, Claiborne, Union, Lincoln, Ouachita, Richland, Morehouse, West Carroll, East Carroll, and Madison.
E. The monies received from the royalty fee shall be used solely for camping programs and equipment utilized in implementing and continuing programs as well as the overall benefit of the property and operations of the South Louisiana Woodmen of the World Youth Camp, Inc. and North Louisiana Woodmen of the World Youth Camp, Inc.
F. Upon the signing of a contract authorizing the use of the logo of the Camp Woodmen or Woodmen of the World, the secretary shall establish the special prestige plate in accordance with this Section. The contract shall include an agreement on the part of the Camp Woodmen or Woodmen of the World to use the royalty fees as provided for in this Section.
G. The secretary shall promulgate rules and regulations as are necessary to implement the provisions of this Section.
Acts 2001, No. 764, §1; Acts 2003, No. 227, §1.