2013 -- H 6327
A N A C T
RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- LICENSE PLATE
Introduced By: Representatives Baldelli-Hunt, Casey, and Phillips
Date Introduced: July 02, 2013
It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
SECTION 1. Chapter 31-3 of the General Laws entitled "Registration of Vehicles" is
hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
Special plate for
administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available special motor
vehicle registration plates for the
to reference Villa Novan Pride.
(b) The special plate shall be displayed upon the same registration number assigned to
the vehicle for which it was issued, and shall be used in place of and in the same manner as the
registration plates issued to the vehicle. The original registration plates for the vehicle shall be
removed from the vehicle and returned to the division of motor vehicles. The registration
certificate for the plates shall be carried in the vehicle, in accordance with section 31-3-9. The
registration certificate shall be in effect for the special plate.
(c) The Villa Novan Pride motor vehicle plates shall be the same size as regular motor
vehicle plates, and shall be designed by the
with the division of motor vehicles, with the design
approved by the
(d) The Villa Novan Pride plates shall be subject to a minimum pre-paid order of at least
nine hundred (900) sets of plates per plate type (i.e. passenger, commercial, etc.). The Villa
Novan Pride plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order(s) requirements are met. The
initial order will be handled by the
to the division of motor vehicles for production until the minimum order(s) have been met, and
the proper paperwork submitted to the division.
(e) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall develop application forms,
pre-payment procedures and any other procedures deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of
(f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle registration fee, the Villa Novan
Pride plates shall be subject to a forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge.
(g) The forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge shall be allocated as follows:
Twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be allocated to the general fund and the remaining twenty
dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to the
program to assist in the fiscal needs required to maintain and promote arts and athletics at
Woonsocket high school, and to continue in the fostering of Villa Novan Pride throughout the
community. The distribution to the
restricted account and applied to the
superintendant of schools shall supervise the distribution of said funds.
accounting report before such monies are distributed.
(i) There shall be no refunds for early cancellation of the Villa Novan Pride plates.
SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.