3. The Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles shall, upon proper application therefor, issue Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen's Museum license plates or such other maritime history or marine life preservation project license plates as the Department of Environmental Protection selects pursuant to section 4 of this act for any motor vehicle owned or leased and registered in the State. In addition to the registration number and other markings or identification otherwise prescribed by law, the license plate shall display words or a slogan and an emblem indicating support for, or an interest in, the Barnegat Bay Decoy and Baymen's Museum or a maritime history or marine life preservation project selected by the department pursuant to section 4 of this act. The words or slogan and emblem shall be chosen by the director, who shall solicit, in conjunction with the Legislature, input from the general public on the design of the plate and shall review the submissions prior to choosing the design. Issuance of special license plates in accordance with this section shall be subject to the provisions of chapter 3 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes, except as hereinafter otherwise specifically provided.