Maine Revised Statutes

§456-E. Breast cancer support services registration plate

1. Breast cancer support services plates.   The Secretary of State, upon receiving an application and evidence of payment of the excise tax required by Title 36, section 1482, the annual motor vehicle registration fee required by section 501 and the contribution provided for in subsection 2, shall issue a registration certificate and a set of breast cancer support services special registration plates to be used in lieu of regular registration plates. These plates must bear identification numbers and letters.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
2. Contribution; credit to Breast Cancer Services Special Program Fund.   In addition to the regular motor vehicle registration fee prescribed by law for the particular class of vehicle registered, the initial contribution for the breast cancer support services special registration plates is $20, which must be deposited with the Treasurer of State and credited as follows:
A. Ten dollars to the Breast Cancer Services Special Program Fund, as established in Title 22, section 1408; [2007, c. 703, §8 (AMD).]
B. Nine dollars to the Highway Fund for administrative and production costs; and [2007, c. 703, §8 (AMD).]
C. One dollar to the Specialty License Plate Fund established under section 469. [2007, c. 703, §8 (AMD).]
[ 2007, c. 703, §8 (AMD) .]
3. Design; review; vanity plates.   The Secretary of State, in consultation with the plate sponsor, shall determine a design for the breast cancer support services special registration plates. The joint standing committee of the Legislature having jurisdiction over transportation matters shall review the final design prior to manufacture of the plates. The Secretary of State shall issue upon request breast cancer support services special registration plates that are also vanity plates. Breast cancer support services special registration plates are issued in accordance with the provisions of this section and section 453.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
4. Renewal fee.   In addition to the regular motor vehicle registration fee prescribed by law, the annual renewal contribution for breast cancer support services special registration plates is $15, which must be deposited with the Treasurer of State and credited as follows:
A. Ten dollars to the Breast Cancer Services Special Program Fund, as established in Title 22, section 1408; [2007, c. 703, §9 (AMD).]
B. Four dollars to the Highway Fund for administrative and production costs; and [2007, c. 703, §9 (AMD).]
C. One dollar to the Specialty License Plate Fund established under section 469. [2007, c. 703, §9 (AMD).]
[ 2007, c. 703, §9 (AMD) .]
5. Payment for costs associated with the production and issuance of the first 2,000 plates.   The sponsor of the breast cancer support services special registration plates shall provide $40,000 to the Secretary of State for costs associated with the production and issuance of plates. The Secretary of State shall deposit these funds in the Specialty License Plate Fund, established under section 469. In accordance with section 468, subsection 3-A, the Secretary of State shall provide 2,000 credit receipts to the sponsor to provide to each supporter that contributed $20. A credit receipt may be used only to obtain one set of breast cancer support services special registration plates.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
6. Transfer of fees.   On a quarterly basis, the Secretary of State shall transfer the revenue from the issuance and renewal of the breast cancer support services special registration plates to the Treasurer of State for deposit and crediting pursuant to subsections 2 and 4.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
7. Duplicate plates.   The Secretary of State shall issue breast cancer support services special registration plates in a 3-number and 3-letter combination sequence. Vanity plates may not duplicate vanity plates issued in another class of plate.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
8. Weight limit.   Breast cancer support services special registration plates may be issued for a motor vehicle that does not exceed 10,000 pounds. A motor vehicle that exceeds 6,000 pounds is subject to the fees in section 504.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
9. Date of first issue.   The Secretary of State shall issue breast cancer support services special registration plates on or after October 1, 2008.
[ 2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW) .]
SECTION HISTORY
2007, c. 547, §2 (NEW). 2007, c. 703, §8, 9 (AMD).