HB2399: License plates, special; issuance to Purple Heart recipients.

HOUSE BILL NO. 2399
Offered January 14, 2009
Prefiled January 14, 2009
A BILL to amend and reenact 46.2-742 of the Code of Virginia, relating to special license plates for persons awarded Purple Heart; surviving parent.
Patron-- Bell

Committee Referral Pending

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 46.2-742 of the Code of Virginia is amended and reenacted as follows:

46.2-742. Special license plates for persons awarded Purple Heart; fee.

On receipt of an application and written evidence that the applicant has been awarded the Purple Heart, the Commissioner shall issue to the applicant special license plates.

For each set of license plates issued under this section the Commissioner shall charge the prescribed cost of state license plates.

Unremarried surviving spouses of persons eligible to receive special license plates under this section may also be issued special license plates under this section; if there is no spouse, a surviving parent may be issued special license plates under this section.

The provisions of subdivisions 1 and 2 of subsection B of 46.2-725 shall not apply to license plates issued under this section.

The design of license plates issued under this section to persons who have been awarded multiple decorations shall reflect the number of such decorations.