2006 Uncodified Acts

2006 Virginia Uncodified Acts
9/19/2019

CHAPTER 918

An Act to authorize the issuance of certain special license plates; fees.

[S 617]

Approved April 19, 2006

 

Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1.  § 1. Special license plates for supporters of childhood cancer awareness; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates for supporters of childhood cancer awareness.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the Childhood Cancer Awareness Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to CureSearch and used to promote childhood cancer awareness in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 2. Special license plates for supporters of USO; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates bearing the legend:  SUPPORT THE USO.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the United Service Organizations Fund, established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the United Service Organizations and used to support its programs and activities in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 3. Special license plates; supporters of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner shall issue special license plates to supporters of the National D-Day Memorial Foundation.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the National D-Day Memorial Foundation Fund, established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the National D-Day Memorial Foundation and used to assist in its programs, activities, and operation. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 4. Special license plates for supporters of the United States troops; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates bearing the legend:  SUPPORT OUR TROOPS.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the Support Our Troops Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to Virginia Support Our Troops, Inc. and used to support its programs and activities in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 5. Special license plates for supporters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates for supporters of the National Multiple Sclerosis Society.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the National Multiple Sclerosis Society Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the National Multiple Sclerosis Society and used to support its programs and activities in Virginia. All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles, and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.

§ 6. Special license plates for immediate family members of persons who have died in military service to their country; fees.

The Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue special license plates, as prescribed herein, on receipt of an application and written evidence that the applicant is the owner of a motor vehicle and is a member of the immediate family of a member of the armed forces of the United States who lost his or her life under any of the following conditions:

1. During World War I, World War II, or any subsequent period of armed hostilities in which the United States was engaged before July 1, 1958;

2. Anytime after June 30, 1958:

a. While engaged in an action against an enemy of the United States;

b. While engaged in military operations involving conflict with an opposing foreign force; 

c. While serving with friendly forces engaged in an armed conflict in which the United States is not a belligerent party against an opposing armed force; or

3. Anytime after March 28, 1973, as a result of:

a. An international terrorist attack against the United States or a foreign nation friendly to the United States, recognized as such an attack by the U.S. Secretary of Defense; or

b. Military operations while serving outside the United States, including commonwealths, territories, and possessions of the United States, as part of a peacekeeping force.

For the purposes of this section, a member of the immediate family shall include (i) a widow or widower, remarried or not; (ii) a mother, father, stepmother, stepfather, mother through adoption, father through adoption, and foster parents who stood in loco parentis; (iii) each child, stepchild, and adopted child; and (iv) each brother, half-brother, sister, and half-sister.

For each set of license plates issued under this section, the Commissioner shall charge, in addition to the prescribed cost of state license plates, a one-time fee of $10 at the time the plates are issued.

The provisions of subdivisions B 1 and B 2 of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia shall not apply to license plates issued under this section.

§ 7. Special license plates for veterans of U.S. military operations since September 11, 2001, in Afghanistan and Iraq.

On receipt of an application and following the provisions of § 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia and written evidence that the applicant is a veteran of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan or Iraq, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue to the applicant special license plates to veterans of U.S. military operations in Afghanistan and Iraq.

§ 8. Special license plates for supporters of the Boy Scouts of America.

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 to the applicant special license plates for supporters of the Boy Scouts of America.

§ 9. Special license plates for supporters of 9-1-1 communications professionals.

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 supporters of 9-1-1 communications professionals.

§ 10. Special license plates for supporters of youth soccer.

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 to the applicant special license plates for supporters of youth soccer.

§ 11. Special license plates honoring Robert E. Lee.

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 to the applicant special license plates honoring Robert E. Lee.

§ 12. Special license plates bearing the legend I VOTED.

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 to the applicant special license plates bearing the legend:  I VOTED.