MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
49-408A. custom vehicle license plates. (1) Any motor vehicle that is a replica vehicle pursuant to section 49-123(2)(n), Idaho Code, and is designed and manufactured to resemble a vehicle or motorcycle that would qualify for Idaho classic license plates pursuant to section 49-406A, Idaho Code, may be registered as a custom vehicle under the provisions of this section. The provisions of this section do not apply to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross weight over twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds.
(2) A vehicle must be in compliance with Idaho law with respect to its equipment and operating condition to qualify for a custom vehicle license plate under this section.
(3) Upon receipt of an application on a form prescribed by the department for a custom vehicle license plate, accompanied by other documentation that may be required to verify that a vehicle qualifies under this section, the department shall issue to the applicant a custom vehicle license plate that shall be displayed on the rear of the vehicle. The registration certificate need not specify the weight of the custom vehicle. The license plate issued shall bear no date but shall bear the inscription "Custom Vehicle," "Idaho," and the registration number issued for the custom vehicle, and the license plate shall be valid upon annual renewal under section 49-402 or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, as long as the vehicle is in existence. The license plate will be issued for the applicant’s use only for the particular vehicle, and, in the event of a transfer of title, the transferor may hold the license plate and transfer it to another qualifying custom vehicle.
(4) In addition to the regular registration fees required in section 49-402(1) or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, the applicant shall pay the initial program fee and the annual program fee specified in section 49-402, Idaho Code. All revenues from the initial program fee and the annual program fee shall be deposited in the state highway account.
(5) The department has the power to revoke any registration issued under this section for cause shown for failure of the applicant to comply with the provisions of this section.
[49-408A, added 2021, ch. 200, sec. 1, p. 549.]