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47-1136.


47-1136.
   
   The Oklahoma Tax Commission is hereby authorized to design and issue
   appropriate official special license plates as provided by this
   section.
   
   Special license plates shall not be transferred to any other person
   but shall be removed from the vehicle upon transfer of ownership and
   retained. The special license plate may then be used on another
   vehicle but only after such other vehicle has been registered for the
   current year with a motor license agent.
   
   Special license plates shall be renewed each year by the Tax
   Commission or a motor license agent. The Tax Commission shall annually
   notify by mail all persons issued special license plates. The notice
   shall contain all necessary information and shall contain instructions
   for the renewal procedure upon presentation to a motor license agent
   or the Tax Commission. The license plates shall be issued on a
   staggered system except for legislative and motorcycle license plates
   and vintage decals.
   
   If fewer than fifty of any type of special license plates authorized
   prior to January 1, 2000, are issued prior to January 1, 2005, or, for
   any type of special license plate authorized after January 1, 2000,
   within five (5) years after first being offered, the Tax Commission
   shall discontinue issuance of that type of special license plate.
   
   Special license plates shall be designed in such a manner as to
   identify the use and ownership of the vehicle. The special license
   plates provided by this section are as follows:
   
   1. Political Subdivision Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   any vehicle owned by any political subdivision of this state and shall
   be registered for Five Dollars ($5.00), after having obtained proper
   Oklahoma certificate of title. Such political subdivisions shall file
   an annual report with the Tax Commission stating the agency where such
   vehicle is located. Such license plates shall be permanent in nature
   and designed in such a manner as to remain with the vehicle for the
   duration of the life span of the vehicle or until the title is
   transferred to an owner who is not a political subdivision;
   
   2. Legislative License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   persons elected to the Oklahoma Legislature and shall designate the
   house of the Legislature in which the legislator serves and the
   district number.
   
   The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to the regular plate issued to the member and the fees
   charged therefor;
   
   3. Tax-Exempt or Nonprofit License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed for:
   
   a. any motor bus, manufactured home, or mobile chapel and power unit
   owned and operated by a religious corporation or society of this state
   holding a valid exemption from taxation issued pursuant to Section
   501(a) of the Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C., Section 501(a), and
   listed as an exempt organization in Section 501(c)(3) of the Internal
   Revenue Code, as amended, 26 U.S.C., Section 501(c)(3), and that is
   used by the corporation or society solely for the furtherance of its
   religious functions,
   
   b. any vehicle owned and operated only by nonprofit organizations
   devoted exclusively to youth programs including, but not limited to,
   the Girl Scouts and Boy Scouts of America,
   
   c. any vehicle, except passenger automobiles, owned or operated by
   nonprofit organizations actually involved in programs for the
   employment of the handicapped and used exclusively in the
   transportation of goods or materials for such organization,
   
   d. any vehicle owned and operated by a nonprofit organization that
   provides older persons transportation to and from medical, dental and
   religious services and relief from business and social isolation,
   
   e. any vehicle owned and operated by a private nonprofit organization
   that:
   
   (1) warehouses and distributes surplus foods to other nonprofit
   agencies and organizations, and
   
   (2) holds a valid exemption from taxation issued pursuant to Section
   501(c) of the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, 26 U.S.C., Section
   501(c), and listed as an exempt organization in Section 501(c)(3) of
   the Internal Revenue Code, as amended, and
   
   (3) uses such vehicle exclusively for the transportation of such
   surplus foods, or
   
   f. effective January 1, 1998, any vehicle which:
   
   (1) is owned and operated by a private, nonprofit organization which
   is exempt from taxation pursuant to the provisions of Section
   501(c)(3) of the Internal Revenue Code, 26 U.S.C., Section 501(c)(3),
   and which is primarily funded by a fraternal or civic service
   organization with at least one hundred local chapters or clubs, and
   
   (2) is designed and used to provide mobile health screening services
   to the general public at no cost to the recipient, and for which no
   reimbursement of any kind is received from any health insurance
   provider, health maintenance organization or governmental program.
   
   The registration fee shall be Five Dollars ($5.00).
   
   Any person claiming to be eligible for a tax-exempt or nonprofit
   license plate under the provisions of this paragraph must have the
   name of the tax-exempt or nonprofit organization prominently displayed
   upon the outside of the vehicle, except those vehicles registered
   pursuant to the provisions of subparagraph b of this paragraph, unless
   such display is prohibited by federal or state law or by state agency
   rules. No vehicle shall be licensed as a tax-exempt or nonprofit
   vehicle unless the vehicle has affixed on each side thereof, in
   letters not less than two (2) inches high and two (2) inches wide, the
   name of the tax-exempt or nonprofit organization or the insignia or
   other symbol of such organization which shall be of sufficient size,
   shape and color as to be readily legible during daylight hours from a
   distance of fifty (50) feet while the vehicle is not in motion;
   
   4. Prisoner of War License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   honorably discharged or present members of the United States Armed
   Forces and civilians who were former prisoners of war held by a
   foreign country and who can provide proper certification of that
   status. Such persons may apply for a prisoner of war license plate for
   no more than two vehicles with each vehicle having a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less. The surviving spouse of any deceased
   former prisoner of war, if the spouse has not since remarried, or if
   remarried, the remarriage is terminated by death, divorce, or
   annulment, may apply for a prisoner of war license plate for one
   vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The
   registration fee shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   5. National Guard License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   active or retired members of the Oklahoma National Guard. The fee for
   such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to
   all other registration fees provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License
   and Registration Act;
   
   6. Air National Guard License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   for active or retired members of the Oklahoma Air National Guard. The
   fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees provided by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   7. United States Armed Forces - such plates shall be designed for
   active, retired, former or reserve members of the United States Armed
   Forces, and shall identify which branch of service, and carry the
   emblem and name of either the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast
   Guard, according to the branch of service to which the member belongs
   or did belong. Former members who have been dishonorably discharged
   shall not be eligible for such plates. Persons applying for such
   license plate must show proof of present or past military service by
   presenting a valid Uniformed Services Identity Card or the United
   States Department of Defense Form (DD)214. The fee for such plates
   shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   8. Physically Disabled License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   for persons who are eligible for an insignia as a physically disabled
   person under the provisions of Section 15-112 of this title. It shall
   prominently display the international accessibility symbol, which is a
   stylized human figure in a wheelchair. Upon the death of the
   physically disabled person, the special license plate shall be
   returned to the Tax Commission. There shall be no fee for such plate
   in addition to the rate provided by this act for the registration of
   the vehicle.
   
   Any person who is eligible for a physically disabled license plate and
   whose vehicle has had modifications because of the physical disability
   of the owner or of a family member within the second degree of
   consanguinity of the owner, may register the vehicle for a flat fee of
   Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00). This fee shall be in lieu of all other
   registration fees provided by this act;
   
   9. Disabled Veterans License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   for persons presenting proper certification from the United States
   Veterans Administration or the Armed Forces of the United States
   certifying such veteran has a service-connected disability rating of
   fifty percent (50%) or more, regardless which agency pays the
   disability benefits, or that such veteran has been awarded a vehicle
   by the United States government or receives a grant from the United
   States Veterans Administration for the purchase of an automobile due
   to a service-connected disability rating or due to the loss of use of
   a limb or an eye. Such persons may apply to the Tax Commission for a
   disabled veterans license plate or to a motor license agent for a
   regular license plate for no more than two vehicles with each vehicle
   having a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The surviving
   spouse of any deceased disabled veteran, if the spouse has not since
   remarried, or if remarried, the remarriage is terminated by death,
   divorce, or annulment, may apply for a disabled veterans license plate
   for one vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less.
   The registration fee shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   10. Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient License Plates - such
   plates shall be designed for any resident of this state who has been
   awarded the Congressional Medal of Honor. Such persons may apply for a
   Congressional Medal of Honor recipient license plate for each vehicle
   with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The fee for
   each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   11. Missing In Action License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who are missing in
   action. The spouse of such missing person, if the spouse has not since
   remarried, or if remarried, the remarriage is terminated by death,
   divorce, or annulment, and each parent of the missing person may apply
   for a missing in action license plate upon presenting proper
   certification that the person is missing in action and that the person
   making the application is the qualifying spouse or the parent of the
   missing person. The qualifying spouse and each parent of the missing
   person may each apply for the missing in action license plate for each
   vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The
   registration fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and
   shall be in addition to the regular plate issued and the fees charged
   therefor;
   
   12. Indian Tribal License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   any vehicle of a native American Indian Tribal Association exempted in
   Sections 201 through 204 of Public Law 97-473 and used by the tribal
   association exclusively for the furtherance of its tribal functions.
   The registration fee shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   13. Personalized License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued for the following:
   
   a. any person in any combination of numbers or letters from one to a
   maximum of seven,
   
   b. persons eligible for two or more of the military decoration special
   license plates provided for in this section. Such plates may be issued
   in any combination of emblems. However, such plates shall only display
   up to three emblems and shall also display any combination of letters
   or numbers from one to a maximum of three, and
   
   c. motorcycles in any combination of numbers or letters from one to a
   maximum of six.
   
   The personalized license plates shall be issued on a staggered system
   except for motorcycles.
   
   On and after January 1, 1987, persons owning vehicles which are
   twenty-one (21) years and older are qualified to submit for approval
   by the Tax Commission or a motor license agent a vintage but expired
   official Oklahoma license plate which is twenty-one (21) years and
   older. Upon approval of such personalized plate, the owner shall be
   issued the annual registration decal which the Tax Commission or agent
   shall direct to be affixed in close proximity to the mandatory vehicle
   inspection decal. The Tax Commission shall promulgate a rule which
   establishes appropriate criteria to be used in the implementation of
   this act.
   
   The fee for such plate shall be Twelve Dollars ($12.00) and shall be
   in addition to all other registration fees provided by this act. Two
   Dollars ($2.00) of the personalized tag fee shall be deposited in the
   Oklahoma Tax Commission Reimbursement Fund to be used for the
   administration of this act;
   
   14. Purple Heart Recipient License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed for any resident of this state who has been awarded the
   Purple Heart military decoration and, upon the death of the recipient,
   the spouse of the recipient. Such persons may apply for a Purple Heart
   recipient license plate for vehicles having a rated carrying capacity
   of one (1) ton or less. The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars
   ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   15. Pearl Harbor Survivor License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed for any resident of this state who can be verified by the
   United States Veterans Administration or the Armed Forces of the
   United States as being:
   
   a. a member of the United States Armed Forces on December 7, 1941,
   
   b. stationed on December 7, 1941, during the hours of 7:55 a.m. to
   9:45 a.m. Hawaii time at Pearl Harbor, the island of Oahu, or offshore
   at a distance not to exceed three (3) miles, and
   
   c. a recipient of an honorable discharge from the United States Armed
   Forces.
   
   Such person may apply for a Pearl Harbor Survivor license plate for
   each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less.
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act.
   
   The Tax Commission shall design and make available to any person who
   is issued a Pearl Harbor Survivor License Plate a commemorative Pearl
   Harbor decal to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of Pearl Harbor.
   Such decal shall include the language "Pearl Harbor 1941-1991" and
   shall be designed to be easily attached to a license plate. This decal
   shall be free of charge to those persons issued a Pearl Harbor
   Survivor License Plate;
   
   16. Iwo Jima License Plates - such plates shall be designed for any
   resident of this state who can be verified by the United States
   Veterans Administration or the Armed Forces of the United States as
   being:
   
   a. a member of the United States Armed Forces in February of 1945,
   
   b. stationed in February of 1945 on or in the immediate vicinity of
   the island of Iwo Jima, and
   
   c. a recipient of an honorable discharge from the United States Armed
   Forces.
   
   Such person may apply for an Iwo Jima license plate for each vehicle
   with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less.
   
   Such license plate shall have the legend "Oklahoma OK" and shall
   contain three letters and three numbers. Between the letters and
   numbers shall be a logo of the flag-raising at Iwo Jima. Below the
   letters, logo and numbers, the plate shall contain the words "FEB." at
   the left, "Iwo Jima" in the center and "1945" at the right. Such
   plates shall not be subject to the design requirements of any other
   license plates prescribed by law other than the space for the
   placement of the yearly decals for each succeeding year of
   registration after the initial issue.
   
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   17. D-Day Survivor License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   any resident of this state who can be verified by the United States
   Veterans Administration or the Armed Forces of the United States as
   being:
   
   a. a member of the United States Armed Forces on June 6, 1944,
   
   b. a participant in the Allied invasion of the coast of Normandy on
   June 6, 1944; provided, if such participation cannot be verified by
   the United States Veterans Administration or the Armed Forces of the
   United States, the Tax Commission may, in its discretion, accept
   evidence of such participation from the person applying for the
   license plate, and
   
   c. a recipient of an honorable discharge from the United States Armed
   Forces.
   
   Such person may apply for a D-Day Survivor license plate for each
   vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The fee
   for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act;
   
   18. Killed in Action License Plates - such plates shall be designed to
   honor members of the United States Armed Forces who were killed in
   action. The spouse of the deceased person, if the spouse has not
   remarried, or if remarried, the remarriage is terminated by death,
   divorce, or annulment, may apply for a killed in action license plate
   upon presenting proper certification that the person was killed in
   action and that the person making the application is the qualifying
   spouse of the deceased person. The qualifying spouse may apply for a
   killed in action license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less. The registration fee for each plate
   shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   19. Gold Star Parents License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to honor members of the United States Armed Forces who were killed
   during a war. The parents of the deceased person may apply for a gold
   star license plate upon presenting proper certification that the
   person was killed during a war and that the person making the
   application is the parent of the deceased person. The parent may apply
   for a gold star parent license plate for each vehicle with a rated
   carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The registration fee for
   each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00);
   
   20. University or College Supporter License Plates - such plates shall
   be designed and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support to
   any state-supported or private university or college. The fee for such
   plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act. The twenty-five-dollar fee shall be
   apportioned pursuant to Section 1104.1 of this title;
   
   21. Environmental Awareness License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed, subject to the criteria to be presented to the Tax
   Commission by the Department of Environmental Quality in consultation
   with the Oklahoma Arts Council, and issued to any person wishing to
   demonstrate support to implement the statewide general public
   environmental education program created pursuant to the provisions of
   the Oklahoma Environmental Quality Code. Such plates shall be designed
   and issued to any person in any combination of numbers and letters
   from one to a maximum of seven, as for personalized license plates.
   The fee for such plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall
   be in addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. The twenty-five-dollar fee shall
   be apportioned pursuant to Section 1104.2 of this title. A dealer's
   license plate issued pursuant to Section 1116.1 or 1128 of this title
   may be designated an Environmental Awareness License Plate upon
   payment of the fee imposed by this paragraph and any other
   registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   22. Military Decoration License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   for any resident of this state who has been awarded the Distinguished
   Service Award, the Distinguished Flying Cross, the Bronze Star
   military decoration or the Silver Star military decoration. Such
   persons may apply for a military decoration license plate for each
   vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The fee
   for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act;
   
   23. Vietnam Veteran License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   honorably discharged or present members of the United States Armed
   Forces who served in the Vietnam Conflict. Such persons may apply for
   a Vietnam veteran license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less. The fee for each plate shall be Five
   Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration
   fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   24. Round and Square Dance License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support for
   round and square dancing. The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars
   ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   25. Firefighter License Plates - such plates shall be designed for any
   career or retired firefighter, volunteer or paid. Firefighters may
   apply for firefighter plates for up to four vehicles with a rated
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof of a fire department
   membership by either an identification card or letter from the Chief
   of the fire department. The surviving spouse of any deceased
   firefighter, if the spouse has not since remarried, may apply for a
   firefighter license plate for one vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof that the deceased
   firefighter was a member of a fire department by either an
   identification card or letter from the Chief of the fire department.
   
   The license plate shall have the legend "Oklahoma" in the color
   Pantone 186C Red and shall contain no more than three letters and
   three numbers in the color Pantone 301C Blue. Between the letters and
   numbers shall be the Firefighter Maltese Cross Logo in the color
   Pantone 186C Red outlined in the color Pantone 301C Blue. Below the
   letters and the logo shall be the word "Firefighter" in the color
   Pantone 186C Red. The plates shall not be subject to the design
   requirements of any other license plates prescribed by law other than
   the space for the placement of the yearly decals for each succeeding
   year of registration after the initial issue.
   
   The fee for each plate shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and shall be
   in addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. The Twenty Dollars ($20.00) for
   initial registration and succeeding yearly registration shall be
   apportioned as follows: Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) shall be deposited to
   the Oklahoma State Firemen's Museum Building & Memorial Fund for
   support of the Oklahoma Firefighter Fallen and Living Memorial and
   Five Dollars ($5.00) to the Tax Commission;
   
   26. Police Officer License Plates - such plates shall be designed for
   any currently employed or retired municipal police officer. Police
   officers may apply for police officer plates for vehicles with a rated
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof of employment by or
   retirement from a municipal police department by either an
   identification card or letter from the chief of the police department
   or the Oklahoma Police Pension and Retirement Board. The license
   plates shall be designed in consultation with municipal police
   departments of this state.
   
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   27. World War II Veteran License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed to honor honorably discharged former members of the United
   States Armed Forces who are residents of this state and who can be
   verified by the Oklahoma Military Department, the Veterans
   Administration or the Armed Forces of the United States as having
   served on federal active duty anytime during the period from September
   16, 1940, to December 7, 1945. The former members may apply for a
   World War II Veteran license plate for vehicles with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less.
   
   The license plate shall have the legend "Oklahoma" and shall contain,
   in the center of the plate, either the Thunderbird Insignia of the
   45th Infantry Division in the prescribed red and gold coloring or the
   emblem of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard according
   to the branch of service to which the member belonged. For the purpose
   of license plate identification, the plate shall contain four digits,
   two digits at the left and two digits at the right of the insignia or
   emblem. Centered on the bottom of the license plate shall be the words
   "WORLD WAR II". However, the plates may be issued to any person in any
   combination of numbers and letters with up to three on each side of
   the insignia or emblem as for personalized license plates.
   
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. If the plate is issued in any
   combination of numbers and letters with up to three on each side of
   the insignia or emblem as for personalized license plates, the fee for
   each plate shall be Twelve Dollars ($12.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act.
   
   The Tax Commission shall design and make available to any person who
   is issued a World War II Veteran License Plate a commemorative World
   War II decal to commemorate the fiftieth anniversary of the end of
   World War II. The decal shall include the language "World War II 50th
   Anniversary" and shall be designed to be easily attached to a license
   plate. This decal shall be free of charge to those persons issued a
   World War II Veteran License Plate;
   
   28. Korean War Veteran License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to honor honorably discharged former members of the United States
   Armed Forces who are residents of this state and who can be verified
   by the Oklahoma Military Department, the Veterans Administration or
   the Armed Forces of the United States as having served on federal
   active duty anytime during the period from September 1, 1950, to April
   27, 1954. The former members may apply for a Korean War Veteran
   license plate for vehicles with a rated carrying capacity of one (1)
   ton or less.
   
   The license plate shall have the legend "OKLAHOMA" and shall contain,
   in the center of the plate, either the Thunderbird Insignia of the
   45th Infantry Division in the prescribed red and gold coloring or the
   emblem of the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines or Coast Guard according
   to the branch of service to which the member belonged. For the purpose
   of license plate identification, the plate shall contain four digits,
   two digits at the left and two digits at the right of the insignia or
   emblem. Centered on the bottom of the license plate shall be the word
   "KOREA". However, the plates may be issued to any person in any
   combination of numbers and letters with up to three on each side of
   the insignia or emblem as for personalized license plates.
   
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. If the plate is issued in any
   combination of numbers and letters with up to three on each side of
   the insignia or emblem as for personalized license plates, the fee for
   each plate shall be Twelve Dollars ($12.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act;
   
   29. Wildlife Conservation License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed, subject to the criteria to be presented to the Tax
   Commission by the Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation in
   consultation with the State Arts Council, and issued to any person
   wishing to demonstrate support for wildlife conservation in this state
   through the Wildlife Diversity Fund, provided for in Section 3-310 of
   Title 29 of the Oklahoma Statutes. Such plates may be designed and
   issued to any person as for personalized license plates. The fee for
   the plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. Motor license agents shall have
   the option of stocking an inventory of numbered Wildlife Conservation
   License Plates, as well as stocking applications for personalized
   Wildlife Conservation License Plates. In addition to the amounts
   authorized to be retained by motor license agents pursuant to the
   provisions of Section 1141.1 of this title, motor license agents shall
   retain an additional Three Dollars ($3.00) for each original Wildlife
   Conservation License Plate issued and for each application submitted
   by mail that carries the agent's code and for which a Wildlife
   Conservation License Plate is issued. The three-dollar fee to be
   retained by the motor license agent pursuant to this paragraph shall
   not be included in the maximum sum that may be retained by motor
   license agents as compensation pursuant to the provisions of Section
   1143 of this title. For the first year such plate is issued, Seventeen
   Dollars ($17.00) of the twenty-five-dollar fee shall be apportioned
   pursuant to subsection D of Section 3-310 of Title 29 of the Oklahoma
   Statutes. After the first year such plate is issued, Twenty Dollars
   ($20.00) of the twenty-five-dollar fee shall be apportioned pursuant
   to subsection D of Section 3-310 of Title 29 of the Oklahoma Statutes;
   
   30. Municipal Official License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   for persons elected to a municipal office in this state and shall
   designate the name of the municipality and the district or ward in
   which the municipal official serves. The plates shall only be produced
   upon application. The fee for the plate shall be Fifteen Dollars
   ($15.00) and shall be in addition to the regular plate issued to the
   elected municipal official and the fees charged therefor;
   
   31. Child Abuse Prevention License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed, subject to the criteria to be presented to the Tax
   Commission by the Office of Child Abuse Prevention in the Oklahoma
   State Department of Health and the Oklahoma Committee to Prevent Child
   Abuse, and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support for the
   prevention of child abuse. The fee for the plate shall be Twenty-five
   Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration
   fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act.
   Twenty Dollars ($20.00) of the twenty-five-dollar fee shall be
   deposited in the Child Abuse Prevention Fund;
   
   32. National Association for the Advancement of Colored People License
   Plates - such plates shall be designed, subject to the criteria to be
   presented to the Tax Commission by the NAACP, and issued to any person
   wishing to demonstrate support for the NAACP. The fee for the plate
   shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   33. National Rifle Association License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed, subject to the criteria to be presented to the Tax
   Commission by the National Rifle Association, and issued to any person
   wishing to demonstrate support for the National Rifle Association. The
   fee for the plate shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   34. Red Cross Volunteer License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to honor American Red Cross volunteers and staff who are residents of
   this state. Such persons must present an identification card issued by
   the American Red Cross and bearing a photograph of the person. The
   license plate shall be designed with the assistance of the American
   Red Cross and shall have the legend "Oklahoma OK!" in the color
   Pantone 186C Red. Below the legend the symbol of the American Red
   Cross and no more than three letters and three numbers shall be in the
   color Pantone 186C Red. Below the symbol and letters and numbers shall
   be the words "American Red Cross" in black. The plates shall not be
   subject to the design requirements of any other license plates
   prescribed by law other than the space for the placement of the yearly
   decals for each succeeding year of registration after the initial
   issue. The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall
   be in addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   35. United States Olympic Committee Supporter License Plates - such
   plates shall be designed and issued to any person wishing to
   demonstrate support for the United States Olympic Committee. The
   plates shall be issued to any person in any combination of numbers and
   letters from one to a maximum of seven, as for personalized license
   plates. The plate shall contain the official United States Olympic
   Committee logo. The fee for such plate shall be Twenty-eight Dollars
   ($28.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. The Tax
   Commission shall be authorized, if necessary, to enter into a
   licensing agreement with the United States Olympic Committee for any
   licensing fees which may be required in order to use the United States
   Olympic Committee logo or design. The licensing agreement shall
   provide for a payment of not more than Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00)
   for each license plate issued. Motor license agents shall have the
   option of stocking an inventory of preprinted United States Olympic
   Committee Supporter License Plates, as well as stocking applications
   for personalized United States Olympic Committee Supporter License
   Plates. In addition to the amounts authorized to be retained by motor
   license agents pursuant to the provisions of Section 1141.1 of this
   title, motor license agents shall retain an additional Three Dollars
   ($3.00) for each United States Olympic Committee Supporter License
   Plate issued and for each application submitted by mail that carries
   the agent's code and for which a United States Olympic Committee
   Supporter License Plate is issued. The three-dollar fee to be retained
   by the motor license agent pursuant to this paragraph shall not be
   included in the maximum sum that may be retained by motor license
   agents as compensation pursuant to the provisions of Section 1143 of
   this title;
   
   36. Oklahoma History License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate interest in Oklahoma
   history. The fee for such plate shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and
   shall be in addition to all other registration fees required by the
   Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. Fifteen Dollars
   ($15.00) of the twenty-dollar fee shall be deposited to the Oklahoma
   Historical Society Revolving Fund to be used for educational purposes;
   
   37. Oklahoma Military Academy Alumni License Plates - such plates
   shall be designed and issued to any resident of this state who is an
   alumnus of the Oklahoma Military Academy. Such persons may apply for
   an Oklahoma Military Academy Alumnus license plate for each vehicle
   with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The license
   plates shall be designed in consultation with the Oklahoma Military
   Academy and shall contain the shield of the Academy. The fee for each
   plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all
   other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   38. Masonic Fraternity License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   and issued to any resident of this state who is a member of a Masonic
   Fraternity of Oklahoma. Such persons may apply for a Masonic
   Fraternity license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof of a Masonic Fraternity
   membership or upon the presentment of an application for a Masonic
   Fraternity license plate authorized and approved by the Grand Lodge of
   Oklahoma. The license plates shall be designed in consultation with
   the Masonic Fraternities of Oklahoma and shall contain the Masonic
   emblem. The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall
   be in addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   39. Historic Route 66 License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to honor historic Route 66, also known as the "Mother Road".
   
   The fee for the plate shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) of the
   twenty-dollar fee shall be apportioned to the Oklahoma Tourism and
   Recreation Department Revolving Fund to be distributed to the Route 66
   Museum located in Clinton, Oklahoma;
   
   40. Heart of the Heartland License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any person wishing to honor the victims of the
   terrorist bombing attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in
   downtown Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. The fee for the plate shall
   be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act. Twenty Dollars ($20.00) of the twenty-five-dollar
   fee shall be deposited in the Heart of the Heartland Scholarship Fund,
   as established in Section 2282 of Title 70 of the Oklahoma Statutes;
   
   41. United States Air Force Association License Plates - such plates
   shall be designed for members of the United States Air Force
   Association. Persons applying for such license plate must show proof
   of membership in the Association. The license plates shall be designed
   in consultation with the Association. The fee for such plate shall be
   Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   42. Shriner's Hospitals for Burned and Crippled Children License
   Plates - such plates shall be designed to demonstrate support for
   Shriner's Hospitals for Burned and Crippled Children and shall be
   issued to any resident of this state who is a member of a Shriner's
   Temple in Oklahoma. The license plate shall be designed in
   consultation with the Shriner's Temples in Oklahoma and shall contain
   the Shriner's emblem. The fee for the plate shall be Five Dollars
   ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   43. Emergency Medical Technician License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any person who is an emergency medical
   technician. Such persons may apply for an emergency medical technician
   license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one
   (1) ton or less upon proof of an emergency medical technician's
   license. The license plate shall be designed in consultation with the
   state association of emergency medical technicians. The fee for the
   plate shall be Twenty Dollars ($20.00) and shall be in addition to all
   other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act. Fifteen Dollars ($15.00) of the twenty-dollar fee
   shall be apportioned to the county of residence of the person
   purchasing the plates to be equally apportioned by the county to the
   city and county volunteer fire departments in the county;
   
   44. Fight Breast Cancer License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   to demonstrate support for the prevention and treatment of breast
   cancer in this state. The plate shall contain the legend "Fight Breast
   Cancer". The fee for the plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00)
   and shall be in addition to all other registration fees required by
   the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. Twenty Dollars
   ($20.00) of the twenty-five-dollar fee shall be apportioned to the
   Breast Cancer Act Revolving Fund;
   
   45. Balloonists License Plate - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support for hot air
   ballooning in this state. The fee for such plate shall be Twenty-five
   Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration
   fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   46. Veterans of Foreign Wars License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed to honor the veterans of foreign wars and issued to any
   resident of this state who is a member of a Veterans of Foreign Wars
   organization in this state. Such persons may apply for Veterans of
   Foreign Wars license plates upon proof of membership in a Veterans of
   Foreign Wars organization. The license plate shall be designed in
   consultation with the Veterans of Foreign Wars organization. The fee
   for the plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition
   to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle
   License and Registration Act;
   
   47. Order of the Eastern Star License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any resident of this state who is a member of
   an Order of the Eastern Star. Such persons may apply for an Order of
   the Eastern Star license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof of an Order of the Eastern
   Star membership or upon the presentment of an application for an Order
   of the Eastern Star license plate authorized and approved by the
   organization. The license plate shall be designed in consultation with
   the Order of the Eastern Star and shall contain the Order of the
   Eastern Star emblem. The fee for each license plate shall be Five
   Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration
   fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   48. Crime Victims Awareness License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate awareness of
   and support for victims of crimes. The license plates shall be
   designed in consultation with the Oklahoma Crime Victims Centre. The
   fee for the plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall be
   in addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. Twenty Dollars ($20.00) of the
   twenty-five-dollar fee shall be apportioned to the Attorney General's
   Revolving Fund for the Office of the Attorney General, which is hereby
   directed to use such funds to contract with a statewide nonprofit
   organization to provide services to crime victims;
   
   49. Desert Storm License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to any honorably discharged or present member of the United
   States Armed Forces who served in the Persian Gulf Crisis and the
   Desert Storm operation. Such persons may apply for a Desert Storm
   license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one
   (1) ton or less. The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00)
   and shall be in addition to all other registration fees required by
   the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   50. Military Reserve Unit License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any honorably discharged or present member of a
   reserve unit of the United States Armed Forces. Such persons may apply
   for a Military Reserve Unit license plate for each vehicle with a
   rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less. The fee for each plate
   shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   51. Knights of Columbus License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   and issued to any resident of this state who is a member of the
   Knights of Columbus. Such persons may apply for a Knights of Columbus
   license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one
   (1) ton or less upon proof of a Knights of Columbus membership or upon
   the presentment of an application for a Knights of Columbus license
   plate authorized and approved by the organization. The license plate
   shall be designed in consultation with the Knights of Columbus and
   shall contain the Knights of Columbus emblem. The fee for each license
   plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all
   other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   52. Oklahoma Safe Kids Association License Plates - such plates shall
   be designed and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support
   and awareness of the Oklahoma Safe Kids Association. The license plate
   shall be designed in consultation with the Oklahoma Safe Kids
   Association. The fee for the plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars
   ($25.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act. Twenty
   Dollars ($20.00) of the twenty-five-dollar fee shall be deposited in
   the Children's Hospital - Oklahoma Safe Kids Association Revolving
   Fund to be distributed to the Oklahoma Safe Kids Association program;
   
   53. Oklahoma City Bombing Victims and Survivors License Plates - such
   plates shall be designed and issued to any victim or survivor of the
   bombing attack on the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building in downtown
   Oklahoma City on April 19, 1995. The fee for such plate shall be Five
   Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration
   fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   54. Civil Air Patrol License Plates - such plates shall be designed
   and issued to any person who is a member of the Civil Air Patrol. Such
   persons may apply for a Civil Air Patrol license plate for each
   vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less upon
   proof of membership in the Civil Air Patrol. The license plate shall
   be designed in consultation with the Civil Air Patrol. The fee for the
   plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all
   other registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   55. Ninety-Nines License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to members of the Ninety-Nines. Persons applying for such
   license plate must show proof of membership in the Ninety-Nines. The
   license plates shall be designed in consultation with the
   Ninety-Nines. The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and
   shall be in addition to all other registration fees provided by the
   Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   56. Jaycees License Plates - such plates shall be designed and issued
   to members of the Jaycees. Persons applying for such license plate
   must show proof of membership in the Jaycees. The license plates shall
   be designed in consultation with the Jaycees. The fee for such plate
   shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   57. Combat Infantryman Badge License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed to honor recipients of the Combat Infantryman Badge. The
   plate shall have the legend "Oklahoma OK". Below the legend shall be
   the Combat Infantryman Badge and three numbers. Below the badge and
   the numbers shall be the words "Combat Infantryman Badge". Such
   persons may apply for a Combat Infantryman Badge license plate for
   each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one (1) ton or less.
   The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   58. Somalia Combat Veterans License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any honorably discharged or present member of
   the United States Armed Forces who saw combat in the United Nations
   relief effort. Such persons may apply for a Somalia Combat Veteran
   license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying capacity of one
   (1) ton or less. The fee for each plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00)
   and shall be in addition to all other registration fees required by
   the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   59. Ducks Unlimited License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to members of Ducks Unlimited. Persons applying for such
   license plates must show proof of membership in Ducks Unlimited. The
   license plates shall be designed in consultation with Ducks Unlimited.
   The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees provided by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   60. Kiwanis International License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to members of Kiwanis International. Persons
   applying for such license plate must show proof of membership in
   Kiwanis International. The license plates shall be designed in
   consultation with Kiwanis International. The fee for such plate shall
   be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   61. Certified Public Accountants License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed and issued to any resident of this state who is a Certified
   Public Accountant. Such persons may apply for a Certified Public
   Accountant license plate for each vehicle with a rated carrying
   capacity of one (1) ton or less upon proof of status as a Certified
   Public Accountant. The license plates shall be designed in
   consultation with the Oklahoma Society of Certified Public
   Accountants. The fee for each license plate shall be Five Dollars
   ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act;
   
   62. Police Chaplain License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to members of the International Conference of Police Chaplains
   (ICPC) who have completed the ICPC requirements for basic
   certification as a police chaplain. The license plates shall be
   designed in consultation with the ICPC. The fee for such plates shall
   be Five Dollars ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other
   registration fees required by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and
   Registration Act;
   
   63. Four-H Club License Plates - such plates shall be designed and
   issued to members and other persons wishing to demonstrate support of
   the Four-H Club. The license plates shall be designed in consultation
   with the Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service, Four-H Youth
   Development Program. The fee for such plate shall be Five Dollars
   ($5.00) and shall be in addition to all other registration fees
   provided by the Oklahoma Vehicle License and Registration Act; and
   
   64. Agricultural Awareness License Plates - such plates shall be
   designed, subject to criteria to be presented to the Tax Commission,
   by the State Department of Agriculture in consultation with the State
   Arts Council, and issued to any person wishing to demonstrate support
   of the Department's Ag in the Classroom Education Program. The fee for
   such plate shall be Twenty-five Dollars ($25.00) and shall be in
   addition to all other registration fees required by the Oklahoma
   Vehicle License and Registration Act. The fee shall be apportioned as
   provided in Section 3 of this act.
   
   Notwithstanding the provisions of Section 1104 of this title, Two
   Dollars ($2.00) of each special tag fee shall be deposited to the OTC
   Reimbursement Fund to be used for the administration of this act.
   
   Use of any vehicle possessing a special license plate for any purpose
   not specified in this section shall be grounds for revocation of the
   special license plate and registration certificate.
   

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