CHAPTER 2

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 25

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 21, OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO ALLOW SPECIAL PLATES FOR MEMBERS OF THE DELAWARE NATIONAL GUARD AND RESERVES.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (three—fifths of all members elected to each House thereto concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code by adding the following new section:

12139A. Special license plates for members of the Delaware National Guard and Reserves.

(a) The owner of any vehicle described in paragraph (b) of this section may apply to the Department for the assignment to that vehicle of a special Delaware National Guard or Reserve number; provided, however, the owner of the vehicle must possess official documentation which indicates he or she is a bona fide member of the Delaware National Guard or Reserves.

(b) This section shall apply only to:

1. A private passenger vehicle; or

2. A truck with no more than a three—fourth ton manufacturer's rated capacity.

(c) Other than the annual registration fee required by this title, no fee shall be required for registration under this section; however, the original application shall be subject to a $10 administrative fee.

(d) Only 1 special license plate shall be issued to an applicant.

(e) The Department shall reserve sufficient special license plates,

including appropriate letters and numbered consecutively, beginning with the numeral 1, as are required under this section.

(f) Upon receipt of any official correspondence from the Delaware N4tional Guard or Reserve advising that the individual to whom a special plate has been issued is no longer affiliated with the National Guard or Reserve such special plate shall be forfeited and/or revoked immediately.

(g) This bill shall become effective 60 days after its enactment into law.

Approved January 28, 1991.