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Personalized license plate feesDisposition.

(1) All revenue derived from personalized license plate fees provided for in RCW 46.17.210 must be forwarded to the state treasurer and deposited as follows:
(a) Ten dollars to the limited fish and wildlife account and used for the management of resources associated with the nonconsumptive use of wildlife;
(b) Two dollars to the wildlife rehabilitation account created under RCW 77.12.471; and
(c) The remainder to the limited fish and wildlife account to be used for the preservation, protection, perpetuation, and enhancement of nongame species of wildlife including, but not limited to, song birds, raptors, protected wildlife, rare and endangered wildlife, aquatic life, and specialized-habitat types, both terrestrial and aquatic, as well as all unclassified marine fish, shellfish, and marine invertebrates.
(2) Administrative costs incurred by the department as a direct result of administering the personalized license plate program must be appropriated by the legislature from the limited fish and wildlife account from those funds deposited in the account resulting from the sale of personalized license plates. If the actual costs incurred by the department are less than that which has been appropriated by the legislature, the remainder must revert to the limited fish and wildlife account.


IntentEffective date2020 c 148: See notes following RCW 77.12.170.
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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