2016 Uncodified Acts

2016 Virginia Uncodified Acts
7/21/2017

CHAPTER 706

An Act to issue special license plates for immediate family members of persons who have died in military service to their country.

[H 98]

Approved April 6, 2016

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. § 1. Special license plates for immediate family members of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States who died on or after March 29, 1973, while serving on active duty or while assigned to a Reserve or National Guard unit in a drill status.

On receipt of an application and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue special license plates to immediate family members of a member of the Armed Forces of the United States who died on or after March 29, 1973, while serving on active duty or while assigned to a Reserve or National Guard unit in a drill status. For the purpose of this section, "immediate family member" means (i) a widow or widower, remarried or not; (ii) a mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, mother or father through adoption, or foster parent who stood in loco parentis; (iii) a child, stepchild, or adopted child; and (iv) a sibling or half-sibling. For each set of license plates issued, the Commissioner shall charge the prescribed cost of state license plates. Such license plates shall not be subject to the provisions of subdivision B 1 or 2 of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia.