2017 Session Laws

CHAPTER 131

(SB 118)

Motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture.


        ENTITLED, An Act to allow for special motor vehicle license plates depicting the Dignity sculpture.

BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF SOUTH DAKOTA:

    Section 1. That chapter 32-5 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    Any owner of a motor vehicle who is a resident of this state and who has complied with all of the laws of this state in relation to the registration of a motor vehicle may receive plates bearing a special design depicting the Dignity sculpture upon approval of the design by the Department of Revenue and the artist. The special license plates shall be issued only upon proof of payment of the current registration fees. The special plates shall be in lieu of the regular number plates issued for the motor vehicle pursuant to ยง 32-5-98. Annual renewal of these special plates shall be in accordance with the general provisions of this chapter.

    Section 2. That chapter 32-5 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    A ten dollar administrative fee shall be charged for the special plates and deposited into the license plate special revenue fund.

    Section 3. That chapter 32-5 be amended by adding a NEW SECTION to read:

    If a Dignity sculpture license plate is lost, mutilated, or destroyed, the owner of the registered vehicle may obtain a duplicate set of plates upon filing an affidavit showing the fact the license plate was lost, mutilated, or destroyed and after paying a ten dollar fee to the department. The fee shall be credited to the license plate special revenue fund.

     Signed March 8, 2017
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