REPORT TITLE:
Special Number Plates


DESCRIPTION:
Allows the director of finance to discard and allow for new
applications of inactive special number plates that have not been
assigned or registered during the preceding 3 years.

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
                                                        
THE SENATE                              S.B. NO.           664
TWENTIETH LEGISLATURE, 1999                                
STATE OF HAWAII                                            
                                                             
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                   A  BILL  FOR  AN  ACT

RELATING TO SPECIAL NUMBER PLATES.



BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF HAWAII:

 1      SECTION 1.  Section 249-9.1, Hawaii Revised Statutes, is
 
 2 amended to read as follows:
 
 3      "249-9.1  Special number plates.  In addition to the number
 
 4 plates contracted on behalf of the counties by the director of
 
 5 finance of the city and county of Honolulu, the director of
 
 6 finance may provide, upon request, special number plates.  The
 
 7 special number plates shall conform to the requirements provided
 
 8 for the uniform number plates except that the owner may request
 
 9 the choice and arrangement of letters and numbers.  The maximum
 
10 number of letters and numbers shall be six and only one hyphen
 
11 will be allowed in addition to and in lieu of the six letters and
 
12 numerals.  No other punctuation marks shall be allowed.  The
 
13 director of finance shall not issue special number plates which
 
14 have the letter and numeral combination of regular plates, are
 
15 misleading or publicly objectionable.  The fee for special number
 
16 plates shall be $25 upon initial application and $25 upon each
 
17 annual renewal of the vehicle registration.  This fee shall not
 
18 be refundable.  Re-application for special number plates must be
 
19 made upon a change in design of regular plates.  The director of
 

 
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 1 finance may discard and allow for new applications of inactive
 
 2 special number plates that have not been assigned or registered
 
 3 during the preceding three years.  The director of finance shall
 
 4 [prescribe] adopt rules pursuant to chapter 91 to carry out [the
 
 5 provisions of] this section."
 
 6      SECTION 2.  Statutory material to be repealed is bracketed.
 
 7 New statutory material is underscored.
 
 8      SECTION 3.  This Act shall take effect upon its approval.
 
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