§ 31-3-39 Amateur radio operator plates.
The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall issue for any motor
vehicle eligible for registration as an automobile or eligible for registration
as a commercial vehicle and having a gross weight of nine thousand (9,000)
pounds or less for the motor vehicle of a radio amateur, other than a novice,
licensed by the federal communications commission, as long as he or she shall
remain so licensed, and such registration plates as issued shall identify the
registrant by the station and operator "call sign" assigned to him or her by
the federal communications commission. This issuance of special plates shall be
in accordance with the statutory requirements relating to the registration of
motor vehicles and upon the payment of the regular registration fee.
Application for the special plates shall be made in advance and upon the
special form or forms as the administrator of the division of motor vehicles
(P.L. 1958, ch. 196, § 1; P.L. 1986, ch. 485, § 1; P.L. 1998, ch. 241, § 1.)