MOTOR VEHICLE REGISTRATION
49-417D. Idaho rangeland plates. (1) On and after January 1, 2009, any person who is the owner of a vehicle registered under the provisions of section 49-402 or 49-434(1), Idaho Code, may apply for Idaho rangeland 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. Availability of Idaho rangeland plates for other vehicles may be authorized by rule of the board.
(2) In addition to the regular registration fee, the applicant shall be charged a fee of thirty-five dollars ($35.00) for the initial issuance of the plates, and twenty-five dollars ($25.00) upon each succeeding annual registration. Ten dollars ($10.00) of the initial fee and ten dollars ($10.00) of the renewal fee shall be deposited in the state highway account and shall be used to fund the cost of the administration of this special license plate program. Twenty-five dollars ($25.00) of each initial fee and fifteen dollars ($15.00) of each renewal fee shall be transferred by the state treasurer to an Idaho rangeland resource commission account provided in section 58-1415, Idaho Code.
(3) Whenever title or interest in a vehicle registered under the provisions of this section is transferred or assigned, the owner may transfer the special plates to another vehicle upon payment of the required transfer fees. The owner may only display the plates after receipt of new registration from the department.
(4) The Idaho rangeland license plate shall be of a color and design in accordance with the provisions of section 49-402C, Idaho Code. That portion of the design which features Idaho rangelands shall be acceptable to the Idaho rangeland resource commission and shall be approved by the department utilizing a numbering system as determined by the department. Initial costs of the plate program, including the cost of plate design, shall be paid from the Idaho rangeland resource commission account.
(5) Sample Idaho rangeland plates may be purchased from the department for a fee of thirty dollars ($30.00), ten dollars ($10.00) of which shall be deposited in the state highway account and twenty dollars ($20.00) of which shall be transferred to the Idaho rangeland resource commission account.
[49-417D, added 2008, ch. 150, sec. 2, p. 437.]