CHAPTER 335

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 275

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21, CHAPTER 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO THE ISSUANCE OF SPECIAL VANITY PLATES FOR MOTORCYCLES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE:

Section 1. Amend Section 2121, Chapter 21, Title 21 of the Delaware Code by renumbering subsection (i) as subsection (j) and by adding a new subsection (i) which shall read as follows:

"(i) This title notwithstanding, the Department, upon written application, shall furnish to any owner of a motorcycle, otherwise entitled to a Delaware license plate, a special license plate, provided the required registration fee has been paid for such motorcycle pursuant to §2151(1) of this Title. Such special plate shall have displayed thereon:

(1) Any single letter or combination of letters or combinations of letters and numerals, not to exceed five (5) in number. If the combination includes numerals, the numerals shall be displayed to the right of all letters on the plate. A hyphen shall be permitted and shall be counted as one letter. In Its discretion, the Department may refuse any combination of letters, or letters and numerals.

(2) The word "Delaware";

(3) The letters M/C;

(4) The expiration date of the license plate; and

(5) Gold letters on a blue background.

Upon making application for such special license plate, the owner shall pay $25 annually for each plate in addition to the regular registration fee. Application shall be made on forms as prescribed by the Department. The Department shall issue such plates in the order in which the applications are received for any letter or combination thereof. Such license plate shall be the personal property of the owner so long as the owner shall comply with provisions of this Section. No reasonable facsimile of any license plate as provided for in this Chapter shall be displayed on the front of any motorcycle registered in this State."

Approved July 8, 1982.