HB1418: License plates, special; issuance to those bearing legend: DONT TREAD ON ME.


HOUSE BILL NO. 1418
AMENDMENT IN THE NATURE OF A SUBSTITUTE
(Proposed by the House Committee on Transportation
on February 3, 2011)
(Patrons Prior to Substitute--Delegates O'Bannon, Bell, R.P. [HB 1408], McQuinn [HB 2414], and Putney [HB 1502])
A BILL to authorize the issuance of special license plates bearing the legend: ?DONT TREAD ON ME,? bearing the national motto: "In God We Trust," for members and supporters of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., and for supporters of the James River Park System; fees

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1Special license plates bearing the legend: DONT TREAD ON ME.

On receipt of an application and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates bearing the legend: DONT TREAD ON ME.

§ 2. Special license plates bearing the national motto: "In God We Trust."

On receipt of an application and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates bearing the national motto: "In God We Trust."

§ 3.Special license plates for members and supporters of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue special license plates to members and supporters of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., and used to support its program to clear the scenic overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway in order to promote tourism along the Parkway in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 1. Special license plates for supporters of the James River Park System; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates for supporters of the James River Park System.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the James River Park System Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the Friends of the James River Park and used to support its operation and programs in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

HOUSE BILL NO. 1418
Offered January 12, 2011
Prefiled October 14, 2010
A BILL to authorize the issuance of special license plates bearing the legend: DON'T TREAD ON ME.
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Patrons-- O'Bannon, Howell, W.J., Lingamfelter and Peace; Senator: Stosch
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Referred to Committee on Transportation
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Special license plates bearing the legend: DON'T TREAD ON ME.

On receipt of an application and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates bearing the legend: DON'T TREAD ON ME.