CHAPTER 349

FORMERLY

SENATE BILL NO. 373

AS AMENDED BY SENATE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 AND 2

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 21, OF THE DELAWARE CODE TO ALLOW SPECIAL PLATES FOR DELAWARE FIREMEN, LADIES AUXILIARY, AND VOLUNTEER AMBULANCE OR RESCUE COMPANIES WHO ARE AFFILIATED WITH THE DELAWARE STATE FIREMEN'S ASSOCIATION.

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

Section 1. Amend Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code by adding the

following new section:

12121A. Special License Plates for Members of Delaware Firemen. Ladles

Auxiliary and Volunteer Ambulance or Rescue ComDanles within the Delaware Firemen's Association.

(a) The owner of any vehicle described in paragraph (1) of this

subsection may apply to the Department for the assignment to that vehicle or a special Delaware Fireman number; provided, however, the owner of the vehicle has official documentation which indicates he or she is a bona fide member of or holds membership with a Delaware based fire company, ladies auxiliary of a fire company, or a volunteer ambulance or volunteer rescue company belonging to any county firemen's association or the Delaware State Firemen's Association of the State of Delaware.

(1Y This section applies only to:

A private passenger vehicle; or

A truck with a three-fourth ton or smaller manufacturer's rated capacity.

A van with a three-fourth ton or smaller manufacturer's rated capacity.

(b) No fee in addition to the annual registration fee required by this title is required for registration under this section; however, the original application under this section shall be subject to a $10 administration fee.

(c) The applicant must submit acceptable proof, as required by the Division, that he/she is a member in good standing or is otherwise eligible for the issuance of such special plate.

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

(e) The Department shall reserve sufficient license plates including appropriate letters and numbers consecutively beginning with the number 1 as are required for this section.

(f) The Department upon receipt of any official correspondence from the organization advising that the individual to which a special plate has been issued is no longer affiliated with such organization such special plate shall be forfeited and/or revoked immediately."

Approved July 10, 1992