CHAPTER 255

FORMERLY

HOUSE BILL NO. 304

AS AMENDED BY

HOUSE AMENDMENT NOS. 1 & 2

AN ACT TO AMEND TITLE 21 OF THE DELAWARE CODE RELATING TO SPECIAL LICENSE OR REGISTRATION PLATES.

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 Title 21 of the Delaware Code by making insertions as shown by underlining as follows:

§2139N. Special license plates for Civil Air Patrol Delaware Wing.

(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 Civil Air Patrol registration number; provided however, that the owner of the vehicle must possess official documentation from the Civil Air Patrol Delaware Wing and signed by the Delaware Wing commander that indicates that such owner is a member in good standing of the Civil Air Patrol and assigns the registration number to be issued by the Department.

(2) This section applies to:

a. A private passenger vehicle, or

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

(b) 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 $35 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 Chapter 13 and 14 of Title 2 to the contrary.

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

(d) The Department shall reserve sufficient special license plates including the letters CAP and numbered consecutively beginning with the numeral 1 as are necessary to implement this section.

(e) Upon receipt by the Department of information provided by the Civil Air Patrol Delaware Wing that a

registrant is no longer a Civil Air Patrol member in good standing, the Department shall write to the registrant requesting that such plate be returned to the Department within 30 days.

(f) At least 25 members of the organization must apply for the special plate authorized by this section.

Approved June 15, 2012