32-10-17. Issuance of plates or registration cards--Card fees--Card contents--Mailing fees. The administrator shall register the vehicles described and identified in an application pursuant to § 32-10-15 and shall issue a license plate or plates, or a vehicle registration card, or other suitable identification device, for each vehicle described in the application upon payment of the fees for registration and licensing and for the vehicle registration cards or other identification devices. A fee of three dollars shall be paid for each card or device issued for each proportionally registered vehicle. The card shall, in addition to the information required by chapter 32-5, bear upon its face the number of the license or other device issued for such proportionally registered vehicle and shall be carried in such vehicle at all times or, in the case of a combination, in the vehicle supplying the motive power. In addition to the registration fees, the department shall collect from the owner five dollars per license plate or set of plates when a plate is sent to the owner through the mail or one dollar per decal or set of decals if a decal is sent to the owner through the mail. If the applicant requests that the plate or decal be express mailed, the applicant shall pay any costs for the express mailing service.
Source: SL 1961, ch 237, § 12 (1); SL 1988, ch 251, § 12; SL 1994, ch 240, § 7; SL 2010, ch 157, § 5.
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