§463.99. Special prestige license plates; Rotary International
A. The secretary of the Department of Public Safety and Corrections shall establish a special prestige license plate, to be known as the Rotary International 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 a color and design selected by Rotary International, 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 who is a member of Rotary International in the same manner as any other motor vehicle license plate.
C. The one-time fee for this prestige license plate shall be twenty-five dollars, in addition to the regular motor vehicle 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 administrative costs. Each applicant who applies for the prestige plate under this Section shall present to the office of motor vehicles a letter from the applicant's district secretary certifying that the applicant is a member in good standing with Rotary International.
D. The department shall collect the fee for each prestige license plate and forward it to the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International. The monies shall be used solely for programs supported by the Rotary Foundation of Rotary International.
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. 962, §1.