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S1110.....................................................by TRANSPORTATION LICENSE PLATES - Amends existing law relating to special public college and university motor vehicle license plates to expand the special motor vehicle license plate program to include the three nonpublic colleges and universities in Idaho, specifically Albertson College of Idaho in Caldwell, Idaho, Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho, and Brigham Young University-Idaho in Rexburg, Idaho. 02/11 Senate intro - 1st rdg - to printing 02/14 Rpt prt - to Transp 02/23 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 02/24 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 02/25 3rd rdg - PASSED - 23-10-2 AYES -- Brandt, Bunderson, Burtenshaw, Cameron, Coiner, Compton, Corder, Darrington, Davis, Geddes, Goedde, Hill, Keough, Langhorst, Lodge, Marley, McGee, McKenzie, Noble, Pearce, Richardson, Sweet, Williams NAYS -- Andreason, Gannon, Jorgenson, Kelly, Little, Malepeai, Schroeder, Stegner, Stennett, Werk Absent and excused -- Broadsword, Burkett Floor Sponsor - McGee Title apvd - to House 02/28 House intro - 1st rdg - to Transp 03/03 Rpt out - rec d/p - to 2nd rdg 03/04 2nd rdg - to 3rd rdg 03/09 3rd rdg - PASSED - 50-18-2 AYES -- Anderson, Barraclough, Barrett, Bastian, Bilbao, Black, Block, Bolz, Cannon, Chadderdon, Collins, Deal, Denney, Edmunson, Ellsworth, Eskridge, Field(18), Field(23), Garrett, Hart, Henderson, Jaquet, Kemp, LeFavour, Martinez, Mathews, McKague, Miller, Mitchell, Nielsen, Nonini, Pasley-Stuart, Pence, Raybould, Ring, Ringo, Rydalch, Sali, Sayler, Shepherd(2), Shepherd(8), Shirley, Skippen, Smith(30), Smylie, Snodgrass, Trail, Wills, Wood, Mr. Speaker NAYS -- Andrus, Bayer, Bell, Boe, Bradford, Clark, Crow, Harwood, Henbest, Jones, Loertscher, McGeachin, Moyle, Roberts, Rusche, Schaefer, Smith(24), Stevenson Absent and excused -- Bedke, Lake Floor Sponsor - McKague Title apvd - to Senate 03/10 To enrol 03/11 Rpt enrol - Pres signed 03/14 Sp signed 03/15 To Governor 03/17 Governor signed Session Law Chapter 61 Effective: 07/01/05
]]]] LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF IDAHO ]]]] Fifty-eighth Legislature First Regular Session - 2005 IN THE SENATE SENATE BILL NO. 1110 BY TRANSPORTATION COMMITTEE 1 AN ACT 2 RELATING TO SPECIAL PUBLIC COLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY MOTOR VEHICLE LICENSE 3 PLATES; AMENDING SECTION 49-418A, IDAHO CODE, TO EXPAND THE SPECIAL MOTOR 4 VEHICLE LICENSE PLATE PROGRAM TO INCLUDE THREE NONPUBLIC COLLEGES AND UNI- 5 VERSITIES. 6 Be It Enacted by the Legislature of the State of Idaho: 7 SECTION 1. That Section 49-418A, Idaho Code, be, and the same is hereby 8 amended to read as follows: 9 49-418A. IDAHO PUBLICCOLLEGE AND UNIVERSITY PLATES. (1) Any person who 10 is the owner of a vehicle registered under the provisions of section 49-402 or 11 49-434(1), Idaho Code, may apply for special plates featuring one (1) of 12 Idaho's publiccolleges or universities. The provisions of this section shall 13 not apply to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross weight over twenty- 14 six thousand (26,000) pounds. Availability of Idaho publiccollege and univer- 15 sity special license plates for other vehicles may be authorized by rule of 16 the board. 17 (2) In addition to the regular operating fee, the applicant shall be 18 charged a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) for the initial issuance of the 19 plates, and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) upon each succeeding annual registra- 20 tion. Ten dollars ($10.00) of the initial fee and ten dollars ($10.00) of the 21 renewal fee shall be deposited in the state highway account to be used by the 22 department to fund highway, road and bridge construction projects and to fund 23 the cost of administration of this special license plate program. The depart- 24 ment shall transfer twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of the initial fee and fif- 25 teen dollars ($15.00) of the renewal fee for deposit to the institution desig- 26 nated on the license plate. 27 (3) Whenever title or interest in a vehicle registered under the provi- 28 sions of this section is transferred or assigned, the owner may transfer the 29 special plates to another vehicle upon payment of the required transfer fees. 30 The owner may only display the plates after receipt of new registration from 31 the department. 32 (4) All special college and university plates shall be of a color and 33 design comparable to the standard issue of license plates with blue numerals 34 on a red, white and blue background and shall indicate the participating 35 institution. 36 (a) The standard red, white and blue graphic shall be used, except that 37 the word "Idaho" and "Famous Potatoes" shall appear on every plate, the 38 identification of county shall be omitted, and the inscription "Scenic 39 Idaho" may be omitted. 40 (b) Each publiccollege or university that chooses to participate in this 41 program shall provide that portion of the design which features the par- 42 ticular institution and such design shall be acceptable to the president 43 of the institution. andFor public colleges and universities, approval of 2 1 the state board of education and board of regents of the university of 2 Idaho shall also be required. 3 Each version of the special publiccollege and university plate featuring 4 the participating publiccollege or university shall be approved by the 5 department, utilizing a numbering system as determined by the department. Ini- 6 tial costs of the plate program, including the cost of plate design, shall be 7 paid by the participating publiccollege or university. 8 (5) The state board of education and board of regents of the university 9 of Idaho shall adopt rules to account for receipt and distribution of revenues 10 accruing to participating public colleges and universities from the special 11 license plate program. Revenues from the special plate program shall be used 12 to: 13 (a) Fund scholarships for Idaho residents attending that college or uni- 14 versity. 15 (b) Match funds contributed in equal amounts from nonstate sources for 16 academic programs, provided that such expenditures for public colleges and 17 universities shall be subject to prior approval by the state board of edu- 18 cation and board of regents of the university of Idaho. 19 (6) For the purposes of this section, nonpublic colleges and universities 20 shall mean and are limited to: Albertson College of Idaho located in Caldwell, 21 Idaho; Northwest Nazarene University located in Nampa, Idaho; and Brigham 22 Young University-Idaho located in Rexburg, Idaho. 23 (7) Sample publiccollege and university license plates may be purchased 24 from the department for a fee of thirty dollars ($30.00), ten dollars ($10.00) 25 of which shall be retained by the department for deposit to the state highway 26 account and twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be transferred by the department to 27 the college or university designated on the license plate. No additional fee 28 shall be charged for personalizing sample plates.
STATEMENT OF PURPOSE RS 14836 Relating to special public college and university motor vehicle license plates; amending Section 49-418A, Idaho Code, to expand the special motor vehicle license plate program to include private colleges and universities. FISCAL IMPACT The entities are responsible for programming costs of up to approximately $4,500, performed by ITD. The institutions designated in this bill will see some positive fiscal impact from the sale of license plates bearing their decal. ITD will also realize some revenue as proceeds from license plate sales. Contact: Name: Senator John McGee Phone: (208) 332-1336 STATEMENT OF PURPOSE/FISCAL NOTE S 1110