§463.96. Special prestige license plates; Festival International de Louisiane
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate for the Festival International de Louisiane, 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 a color and design selected by the Board of Directors of Festival International de Louisiane, a nonprofit corporation qualified as tax exempt under Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, provided it is in compliance with R.S. 47: 463(A)(3) and shall bear the words "Festival International de Louisiane".
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 annual fee for this special prestige license plate shall be twenty-five dollars, in addition to the regular motor vehicle license fee provided in R.S. 47:463, to be distributed in the manner set forth in Subsection D of this Section and a one-time handling fee of three dollars and fifty cents to be retained by the department to offset a portion of administrative costs.
D. The department shall collect the fee for each prestige license plate and shall forward such monies to Festival International de Louisiane, to be used solely for administrative purposes, including but not limited to the lease or purchase of supplies and equipment and for programming, production, and marketing needs of Festival International de Louisiane.
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, the colors available, and the design criteria.
Acts 2001, No. 958, §1.