CHAPTER 322

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 405

AS AMENDED BY HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. I & 2 AND

SENATE AMENDMENT NO. I

AN ACT TO AMEND CHAPTER 21, TITLE 21, DELAWARE CODE, RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR KOREAN WAR VETERANS.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF DELAWARE (three-fifths of all members elected to each house thereof concurring therein):

Section 1. Amend Chapter 21, Title 21, Delaware Code , by adding thereto a new §2139G to read as follows:

"§2139G.

(a)(1) The owner of any vehicle described in paragraph (2) of this subsection may apply to the Department for assignment to that vehicle of a special Korean War Veteran registration number; provided however, that the owner of the vehicle must possess official documentation which indicates that such owner is a Korean War Veteran.

(2) This section applies only to:

a. A private passenger vehicle; or

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

(b) Special registration may be issued by the Department under this section if the United States Department of Defense certifies that the applicant is a veteran of the Korean War.

(c) No fee in addition to the annual registration fee otherwise required by this title is required for registration under this section; provided however, that an original application under this section be subject to a $10 administrative fee, which shall be deposited into a special fund and used by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the purpose of administering this section and to fund Department projects notwithstanding the provisions of Chapters 13 and 14 of Title 2 to the contrary,

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

(e) The Department shall reserve sufficient special license plates including the letters KW and numbered consecutively beginning with the numeral I as are necessary to implement this section.

(f) Upon receipt by the Department of information that the individual to whom the special plate has been issued has died, the Department shall write to the representative of that person's estate, requesting that such plate be returned to the Department within 90 days.

(g) At least 50 members of the organization must apply for the special plate authorized by this section."

Approved April 22, 1996