HB 2: "An Act relating to issuance of a motor vehicle registration plate to or parking permit for a person who is disabled."
00HOUSE BILL NO. 2 01 "An Act relating to issuance of a motor vehicle registration plate to or parking 02 permit for a person who is disabled." 03 BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF ALASKA: 04 * Section 1. AS 28.10.181(d) is amended to read: 05 (d) Vehicles owned by disabled veterans, including persons disabled in the line 06 of duty while serving in the Alaska Territorial Guard, or other persons with disabilities. 07 Upon the request of a person with a disability that limits or impairs the ability to walk, 08 as defined in 23 C.F.R. 1235.2, the department shall (1) register one passenger vehicle 09 in the name of the person without charge; and (2) issue a specially designed 10 registration plate that displays (A) recognition of the disabled veteran if the applicant's 11 disability originated from the applicant's service with the Alaska Territorial Guard or 12 the armed forces of the United States; and (B) the standard symbol of disability (the 13 wheelchair logo). A disabled veteran who is not otherwise qualified under this 14 subsection, but who presents to the department written proof that the person is at least
01 70 percent disabled or medically handicapped as a consequence of service in the 02 Alaska Territorial Guard or the armed forces of the Unites States, may register one 03 passenger vehicle without charge , and the department shall issue a specially designed 04 registration plate that displays recognition of the disabled veteran that does not display 05 the standard handicap symbol and does not carry with it special parking privileges. 06 For purposes of this subsection, proof of disability may be provided by a person 07 licensed as a physician under AS 08.64 or as an advanced nurse practitioner 08 under AS 08.68.