00 HOUSE BILL NO. 184
01 "An Act relating to a commemorative troops license plate; and providing for an effective
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.