TITLE 31
Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-3
Registration of Vehicles

SECTION 31-3-93


§ 31-3-93 Special plate for the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation.

(a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available special design motor vehicle registration plates for passenger vehicles based upon the not-for-profit entity the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation. The plates shall be designed to reference the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation.

(b) The special design plates 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 § 31-3-9. The registration certificate shall be in effect for the special design plates.

(c) The Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation motor vehicle plates shall be the same size as regular motor vehicle plates and shall be designed in conjunction with the division of motor vehicles and with final approval from the Rhode Island state police.

(d) The Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation plates shall be subject to a minimum pre-paid order of at least nine hundred (900) sets of passenger plates. The Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order(s) requirements are met. The initial order will be handled by the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation and shall not be submitted to the division of motor vehicles for production until the minimum order(s) has been met and the proper paperwork submitted to the division.

(e) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall develop pre-payment procedures and any other procedures deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.

(f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle registration fees, The Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation 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 deposited in the division of motor vehicles manufacturing account and the remaining twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation in furtherance of their mission to raise breast cancer awareness, increase breast health education and generate funding for critical breast health programs that are in desperate need of being brought to fruition.

(h) The Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation will be required to submit an annual audit, prepared by a certified public accountant before such monies are distributed.

(i) In consideration of the receipt of funds from the registration of the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation, the foundation must use any Rhode Island sourced funds in and for the benefit of Rhode Island.

(j) There shall be no refunds for early cancellation of the Gloria Gemma breast cancer resource foundation plates.

History of Section.
(P.L. 2012, ch. 400, § 1.)