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RCW 46.68.420

Special license plate fees by account—Disposition. (Effective until January 1, 2017.)

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(1) The department shall:
(a) Collect special license plate fees established under RCW 46.17.220;
(b) Deduct an amount not to exceed twelve dollars for initial issue and two dollars for renewal issue for administration and collection expenses incurred by it; and
(c) Remit the remaining proceeds to the custody of the state treasurer with a proper identifying detailed report.
(2) The state treasurer shall credit the proceeds to the motor vehicle account until the department determines that the state has been reimbursed for the cost of implementing the special license plate. Upon determination by the department that the state has been reimbursed, the state treasurer shall credit the remaining special license plate fee amounts for each special license plate to the following appropriate account as created in this section in the custody of the state treasurer:
ACCOUNT
CONDITIONS FOR USE OF FUNDS
4-H programs
Support Washington 4-H programs
Gonzaga University alumni association
Scholarship funds to needy and qualified students attending or planning to attend Gonzaga University
Helping kids speak
Provide free diagnostic and therapeutic services to families of children who suffer from a delay in language or speech development
Law enforcement memorial
Provide support and assistance to survivors and families of law enforcement officers in Washington killed in the line of duty and to organize, finance, fund, construct, utilize, and maintain a memorial on the state capitol grounds to honor those fallen officers
Lighthouse environmental programs
Support selected Washington state lighthouses that are accessible to the public and staffed by volunteers; provide environmental education programs; provide grants for other Washington lighthouses to assist in funding infrastructure preservation and restoration; encourage and support interpretive programs by lighthouse docents
Music matters awareness
Promote music education in schools throughout Washington
Seattle Seahawks
Provide funds to InvestED to encourage secondary students who have economic needs to stay in school, return to school, or get involved within their learning community
Seattle Sounders FC
Provide funds to Washington state mentors and the association of Washington generals created in RCW 43.15.030 in the following manner: (a) Seventy percent and the remaining proceeds, if any, to Washington state mentors, to increase the number of mentors in the state by offering mentoring grants throughout Washington state that foster positive youth development and academic success, with up to twenty percent of these proceeds authorized for program administration costs; and (b) up to thirty percent, not to exceed forty-thousand dollars annually as adjusted for inflation by the office of financial management, to the association of Washington generals, to develop Washington state educational, veterans, international relations, and civics projects and to recognize the outstanding public service of individuals or groups in the state of Washington
Seattle University
Fund scholarships for students attending or planning to attend Seattle University
Share the road
Promote bicycle safety and awareness education in communities throughout Washington
Ski & ride Washington
Promote winter snowsports, such as skiing and snowboarding, and related programs, such as ski and ride safety programs, underprivileged youth ski and ride programs, and active, healthy lifestyle programs
State flower
Support Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens and provide for grants to other qualified nonprofit organizations' efforts to preserve rhododendrons
Volunteer firefighters
Receive and disseminate funds for purposes on behalf of volunteer firefighters, their families, and others deemed in need
Washington state council of firefighters benevolent fund
Receive and disseminate funds for charitable purposes on behalf of members of the Washington state council of firefighters, their families, and others deemed in need
Washington's national park fund
Build awareness of Washington's national parks and support priority park programs and projects in Washington's national parks, such as enhancing visitor experience, promoting volunteerism, engaging communities, and providing educational opportunities related to Washington's national parks
We love our pets
Support and enable the Washington federation of animal welfare and control agencies to promote and perform spay/neuter surgery of Washington state pets in order to reduce pet population
(3) Only the director or the director's designee may authorize expenditures from the accounts described in subsection (2) of this section. The accounts are subject to allotment procedures under chapter 43.88 RCW, but an appropriation is not required for expenditures.
(4) Funds in the special license plate accounts described in subsection (2) of this section must be disbursed subject to the conditions described in subsection (2) of this section and under contract between the department and qualified nonprofit organizations that provide the services described in subsection (2) of this section.
(5) For the purposes of this section, a "qualified nonprofit organization" means a not-for-profit corporation operating in Washington that has received a determination of tax exempt status under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 501(c)(3). The qualified nonprofit organization must meet all the requirements under RCW 46.18.100(1).
NOTES:
Effective date2014 c 6: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2013 c 286: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2012 c 65: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2011 c 229: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2011 c 225: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
IntentEffective date2011 c 171: See notes following RCW 4.24.210.
Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.

RCW 46.68.420

Special license plate fees by account—Disposition. (Effective January 1, 2017.)

(1) The department shall:
(a) Collect special license plate fees established under RCW 46.17.220;
(b) Deduct an amount not to exceed twelve dollars for initial issue and two dollars for renewal issue for administration and collection expenses incurred by it; and
(c) Remit the remaining proceeds to the custody of the state treasurer with a proper identifying detailed report.
(2) The state treasurer shall credit the proceeds to the motor vehicle account until the department determines that the state has been reimbursed for the cost of implementing the special license plate. Upon determination by the department that the state has been reimbursed, the state treasurer shall credit the remaining special license plate fee amounts for each special license plate to the following appropriate account as created in this section in the custody of the state treasurer:
ACCOUNT
CONDITIONS FOR USE OF FUNDS
4-H programs
Support Washington 4-H programs
Gonzaga University alumni association
Scholarship funds to needy and qualified students attending or planning to attend Gonzaga University
Helping kids speak
Provide free diagnostic and therapeutic services to families of children who suffer from a delay in language or speech development
Law enforcement memorial
Provide support and assistance to survivors and families of law enforcement officers in Washington killed in the line of duty and to organize, finance, fund, construct, utilize, and maintain a memorial on the state capitol grounds to honor those fallen officers
Lighthouse environmental programs
Support selected Washington state lighthouses that are accessible to the public and staffed by volunteers; provide environmental education programs; provide grants for other Washington lighthouses to assist in funding infrastructure preservation and restoration; encourage and support interpretive programs by lighthouse docents
Music matters awareness
Promote music education in schools throughout Washington
Seattle Seahawks
Provide funds to InvestED to encourage secondary students who have economic needs to stay in school, return to school, or get involved within their learning community
Seattle Sounders FC
Provide funds to Washington state mentors and the association of Washington generals created in RCW 43.15.030 in the following manner: (a) Seventy percent and the remaining proceeds, if any, to Washington state mentors, to increase the number of mentors in the state by offering mentoring grants throughout Washington state that foster positive youth development and academic success, with up to twenty percent of these proceeds authorized for program administration costs; and (b) up to thirty percent, not to exceed forty-thousand dollars annually as adjusted for inflation by the office of financial management, to the association of Washington generals, to develop Washington state educational, veterans, international relations, and civics projects and to recognize the outstanding public service of individuals or groups in the state of Washington
Seattle University
Fund scholarships for students attending or planning to attend Seattle University
Share the road
Promote bicycle safety and awareness education in communities throughout Washington
Ski & ride Washington
Promote winter snowsports, such as skiing and snowboarding, and related programs, such as ski and ride safety programs, underprivileged youth ski and ride programs, and active, healthy lifestyle programs
State flower
Support Meerkerk Rhododendron Gardens and provide for grants to other qualified nonprofit organizations' efforts to preserve rhododendrons
Volunteer firefighters
Receive and disseminate funds for purposes on behalf of volunteer firefighters, their families, and others deemed in need
Washington farmers and ranchers
Provide funds to the Washington FFA Foundation for educational programs in Washington state
Washington state wrestling
Provide funds to the Washington state wrestling foundation to fund new and existing college wrestling programs
Washington state council of firefighters benevolent fund
Receive and disseminate funds for charitable purposes on behalf of members of the Washington state council of firefighters, their families, and others deemed in need
Washington tennis
Provide funds to cities to assist in the construction and maintenance of a public tennis facility with at least four indoor tennis courts. A city is eligible for construction funds if the city does not already have a public or private facility with at least four indoor tennis courts. Funds for construction must first be made available to the most populous eligible city, according to the most recent census, for a time period not to exceed five years after January 1, 2017. After the five-year time period, the funds for construction must be made available to the next most populous eligible city. Funds for the maintenance of a public tennis facility with at least four indoor tennis courts must first be made available to the first eligible city that utilizes funds for construction provided by chapter 16, Laws of 2016.
Washington's national park fund
Build awareness of Washington's national parks and support priority park programs and projects in Washington's national parks, such as enhancing visitor experience, promoting volunteerism, engaging communities, and providing educational opportunities related to Washington's national parks
We love our pets
Support and enable the Washington federation of animal welfare and control agencies to promote and perform spay/neuter surgery of Washington state pets in order to reduce pet population
(3) Only the director or the director's designee may authorize expenditures from the accounts described in subsection (2) of this section. The accounts are subject to allotment procedures under chapter 43.88 RCW, but an appropriation is not required for expenditures.
(4) Funds in the special license plate accounts described in subsection (2) of this section must be disbursed subject to the conditions described in subsection (2) of this section and under contract between the department and qualified nonprofit organizations that provide the services described in subsection (2) of this section.
(5) For the purposes of this section, a "qualified nonprofit organization" means a not-for-profit corporation operating in Washington that has received a determination of tax exempt status under 26 U.S.C. Sec. 501(c)(3). The qualified nonprofit organization must meet all the requirements under RCW 46.18.100(1).
NOTES:
Reviser's note: This section was amended by 2016 c 15 § 3, 2016 c 16 § 3, and by 2016 c 36 § 3, each without reference to the other. All amendments are incorporated in the publication of this section under RCW 1.12.025(2). For rule of construction, see RCW 1.12.025(1).
Effective date2016 c 36: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2016 c 16: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2016 c 15: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2014 c 6: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2013 c 286: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2012 c 65: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2011 c 229: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
Effective date2011 c 225: See note following RCW 46.18.200.
IntentEffective date2011 c 171: See notes following RCW 4.24.210.
Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.
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