Congressional medal of honor license plates.
(1) A registered owner who has been awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor may apply to the department for special license plates for use on a motor vehicle required to display one or two license plates, excluding vehicles registered under chapter 46.87 RCW, upon terms and conditions established by the department. The Congressional Medal of Honor recipient must:
(a) Provide proof from the Washington state department of veterans affairs showing receipt of the medal; and
(b) Be recorded as the registered owner of the motor vehicle on which the Congressional Medal of Honor license plate or plates will be displayed.
(2) Congressional Medal of Honor license plates must be issued:
(a) Only for a personal motor vehicle owned by persons who have received the Congressional Medal of Honor; and
(b) Without payment of vehicle license fees, license plate fees, and motor vehicle excise taxes.
(3) Congressional Medal of Honor license plates must be replaced, free of charge, if the license plates become lost, stolen, damaged, defaced, or destroyed.
(4) A Congressional Medal of Honor license plate or plates may be transferred, free of charge, from one motor vehicle to another motor vehicle owned by the Congressional Medal of Honor recipient upon application to the department, county auditor or other agent, or subagent appointed by the director.
[2011 c 332 § 5; 2010 c 161 § 618.]
| Effective date -- Intent -- Legislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session -- 2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.|