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S.F. No. 513 - Law Enforcement Memorial Plates
Author: Senator David H. Senjem
Prepared By: Alexis C. Stangl, Senate Counsel (651/296-4397)
Date: February 13, 2017


S.F. No. 513 requires the commissioner of transportation to issue special law enforcement memorial license plates.

Subdivision 1. [Issuance of plates.] The commissioner must issue plates to an applicant who is the registered owner of a vehicle, pays the registration tax and other fees, and complies with the laws governing registration of motor vehicles and licensing of drivers. An applicant must pay an additional $10 for each set of plates. The applicant must make an initial contribution of $25, and a $5 minimum annual contribution thereafter, to the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association.

Subdivision 2 [Design.] The commissioner must adopt a design that represents the thin blue line.

Subdivision 3. [Plates transfer.] The plates may be transferred to another vehicle owned by the person to whom the plates were issued.

Subdivision 4. [Exemption.]  Submission of a request to the commissioner to issue the plates is not required. 

Subdivision 5. [Fees.]  Fees collected under this Act, except the donation to the Minnesota Law Enforcement Memorial Association, are credited to the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund.

This Act is effective on January 1, 2018.


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