HOUSE BILL No. 4682

 

 

May 28, 2019, Introduced by Reps. Sabo, Vaupel, Howell, Calley, Tate and Jones and referred to the Committee on Military, Veterans and Homeland Security.

 

     A bill to amend 1949 PA 300, entitled

 

"Michigan vehicle code,"

 

by amending section 803n (MCL 257.803n), as amended by 1999 PA 183.

 

THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF MICHIGAN ENACT:

 

     Sec. 803n. (1) A person who was a member or a person whose

 

spouse was a member of the Michigan national guard, National Guard,

 

the United States armed forces reserve, Armed Forces Reserve, or

 

any branch of the armed services of the United States and who was

 

called to active duty during the Persian Gulf War may apply to the

 

secretary of state for a special registration plate , which shall

 

display that displays an appropriate vignette preceding the

 

registration numbers and shall have has the word "veteran"

 

inscribed beneath the registration numbers.

 

     (2) A person who was a member or a person whose spouse was a

 

member of the armed services during the conflict in Grenada, the


conflict in Panama, or the conflict in Lebanon may apply to the

 

secretary of state for a special registration plate , which shall

 

display that displays an appropriate vignette preceding the

 

registration numbers and shall have has the word "veteran"

 

inscribed beneath the registration numbers.

 

     (3) Application for a special registration plate shall must be

 

on a form prescribed by the secretary of state, and shall must be

 

accompanied by any proof of the applicant or applicant's spouse

 

having been a war or conflict veteran that the secretary of state

 

may require. The application for a special registration plate shall

 

also be accompanied with payment of a $5.00 service fee.

 

     (4) Upon proper application, and payment of the $5.00 service

 

fee, the secretary of state shall issue 1 or more special

 

registration plates for each applicant for use on a passenger

 

vehicle. A person who is disabled who applies for a special

 

registration plate under this section and who pays the $5.00

 

service fee shall must be issued a tab for persons with

 

disabilities as provided in section 803f for his or her special

 

registration plate. The secretary of state shall require the same

 

proof that the applicant is a disabled person as is required for

 

issuance of a permanent windshield placard under section 675. A

 

person issued 1 or more special registration plates under

 

subsection (1) or (2) shall must be assessed the applicable tax

 

provided in section 801.

 

     (5) The use of a special registration plate on a vehicle other

 

than the vehicle for which the plate is issued, or by a person who

 

does not qualify under this section, is a misdemeanor.


     (6) The special registration plate issued under this section

 

shall expire expires on the birthday of the vehicle owner. When new

 

plates are issued by the secretary of state, application for

 

renewal of the special registration plate shall be accompanied by a

 

$5.00 service fee. The applicant shall is not be required to

 

furnish the proof provided in subsection (3) for an application for

 

renewal of the special registration plate.

 

     Enacting section 1. This amendatory act does not take effect

 

unless all of the following bills of the 100th Legislature are

 

enacted into law:

 

     (a) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4680 (request no.

 

03282'19).

 

     (b) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No.____ (request no.

 

03283'19).

 

     (c) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No.      (request no.

 

03284'19).

 

     (d) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4684(request no.

 

03285'19).

 

     (e) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No.____ (request no.

 

03292'19).

 

     (f) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4683 (request no.

 

03294'19).

 

     (g) Senate Bill No.____ or House Bill No. 4681 (request no.

 

03305'19).