HB 184: "An Act relating to a commemorative troops license plate; and providing for an effective date."
00 HOUSE BILL NO. 184 01 "An Act relating to a commemorative troops license plate; and providing for an effective 02 date." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 28.10.181 is amended by adding a new subsection to read: 05 (x) Special request plates commemorating and supporting troops. Upon 06 application by the owner of a motor vehicle, the department may issue "Support Our 07 Troops" registration plates to supporters of Support Our Troops, Inc. The 08 commissioner, in consultation with Support Our Troops, Inc., shall determine the 09 design and color of the plates. The department may disapprove the issuance of 10 registration plates under this subsection when the requested plates are a duplication of 11 an existing registration. "Support Our Troops" shall appear at the bottom of the plate 12 and may be alternated with "Support Our Heroes" if Support Our Troops, Inc., agrees 13 to be responsible for any costs incurred from lack of sale of plates. 14 * Sec. 2. AS 28.10.421(d) is amended by adding a new paragraph to read:
01 (17) "Support Our Troops" special request plates commemorating and 02 supporting troops ................................................................................................ 03 plus the fee required for that vehicle under (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the $40 04 fee required by this paragraph shall be collected on issuance and biennial renewal in 05 the same manner as the fee required under (b), (c), (h), or (i) of this section; the 06 commissioner of administration shall separately account for the fees received under 07 this paragraph that the department deposits in the general fund; notwithstanding (g) of 08 this section, the annual estimated balance in the account that is in excess of the cost of 09 issuing special request plates may be appropriated by the legislature to Support Our 10 Troops, Inc., for the benefit of the troops and their families in accordance with its 11 articles of incorporation and bylaws. 12 * Sec. 3. This Act takes effect July 1, 2007.