SECTION 1. Section 31-3-33 of the General Laws in Chapter 31-3 entitled “Registration
of Vehicles” is hereby amended to read as follows:
     31-3-33 Renewal of registration. – (a) Application for renewal of a vehicle registration
shall be made by the owner on a proper application form and by payment of the registration fee
for the vehicle as provided by law.
     (b) The division of motor vehicles may receive applications for renewal of registration,
and may grant the renewal and issue new registration cards and plates at any time prior to
expiration of registration.
     (c) Upon renewal, owners will be issued a renewal sticker for each registration plate
which shall be placed at the bottom right hand corner of the plate. Owners shall be issued a new
fully reflective plate beginning September 1, 2015 July 1, 2016 at the time of initial registration
or at the renewal of an existing registration and reissuance will be conducted no less than every
ten (10) years.
     SECTION 2. This article shall take effect upon passage.