Special organization vehicle registration plates shall be issued subject to the following conditions:
a. Each organization shall appoint an organization representative who will act as a liaison between the organization and the division.
b. The representative shall, upon application on behalf of any member, provide a copy of the charter of the organization to the division which shall indicate the organization's lawful purpose and shall also provide proof of its nonprofit status.
c. The representative shall submit an organization Certification of Membership when requested by the division and, once the organization and a registration plate arrangement under subsection d. are approved, forward a fee of no more than $75.00 as determined by the director for each set of special organization vehicle registration plates, in addition to fees otherwise prescribed by law, for these plates. The Certification of Membership shall be printed at the organization's expense and contain the organization's official letterhead, the signature of the organization's representative, the names and addresses of organization members requesting special organization vehicle registration plates, and the present registration plate numbers of the vehicles of the members.
d. The representative also shall submit to the division the name or initials the organization wishes to be placed at the bottom of the plate and a logotype. The use and arrangement of the name, initials, or logotype of the organization on the registration plates shall be in the sole discretion of the director.
e. Special organization vehicle registration plates shall not be provided to any commercially registered vehicle or any motorcycle.
f. The initial order for plates shall be for no less than 500 members of the organization in good standing and shall be accompanied by the fees prescribed by the director, except that the initial order for plates submitted by a service organization shall be for no less than 175 members.
L. 1987, c. 374, s. 2; amended 1989,c.49,s.2.