MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
49-415B. Pearl Harbor survivor special plates. (1) Any veteran who was on active duty in the armed forces of the United States and assigned or stationed at Pearl Harbor, Hawaii, or within three (3) miles of the island of Oahu on December 7, 1941, and who has been released or discharged from the armed forces under other than dishonorable conditions, may upon application to the department, register and receive for not more than two (2) motor vehicles, special Pearl Harbor survivor number plates in lieu of regular number plates. The provisions of this section shall not apply to any vehicle with a registered maximum gross weight over twenty-six thousand (26,000) pounds.
(2) In addition to the regular registration fees required in section 49-402(1) or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, the applicant shall be charged the plate fee required in section 49-450, Idaho Code. Whenever a qualifying survivor of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941, transfers or assigns his title or interest to a vehicle especially registered under this section, the registration shall expire, but the Pearl Harbor survivor may hold his special plates which he may have reissued to him upon the payment of the required transfer fees. He may only display those plates after receipt of a new registration from the department.
(3) Pearl Harbor survivor plates shall bear the characters: "Pearl Harbor Survivor" and shall in all other respects be as provided by law.
(4) Pearl Harbor survivor license plates may be retained and displayed on vehicles owned by the surviving spouse of a deceased Pearl Harbor survivor veteran. In addition, the surviving spouse of a deceased Pearl Harbor survivor veteran is eligible to reapply for and shall be issued Pearl Harbor survivor license plates if the deceased Pearl Harbor survivor veteran died on or after January 1 of the five (5) years preceding the date of reapplication for the plates. Such plates shall be used on a vehicle owned by the surviving spouse.
[49-415B, added 1991, ch. 85, sec. 1, p. 190; am. 1992, ch. 26, sec. 2, p. 82; am. 1992, ch. 261, sec. 16, p. 768; am. 1998, ch. 113, sec. 11, p. 425; am. 2000, ch. 37, sec. 4, p. 68; am. 2000, ch. 87, sec. 15, p. 200.]