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                         Laws of Minnesota 1983 

                        CHAPTER 267--H.F.No. 744
           An act relating to motor vehicles; providing for 
          special, free license plates for recipients of the 
          congressional medal of honor; proposing new law coded 
          in Minnesota Statutes, chapter 168. 
    Section 1.  [168.124] [SPECIAL LICENSE PLATES FOR 
    Subdivision 1.  [ISSUANCE AND DESIGN.] The registrar of 
motor vehicles shall issue special license plates bearing the 
inscription "MEDAL OF HONOR" to an applicant who is a recipient 
of the congressional medal of honor and upon the applicant's 
compliance with the laws of this state relating to the 
registration and licensing of motor vehicles and drivers.  The 
special license plates must be of a design and size determined 
by the registrar.  Only one set of plates bearing the 
inscription "MEDAL OF HONOR" may be issued for each qualified 
    Subd. 2.  [APPLICATION.] Application for issuance of these 
plates may be made only at the time of renewal or first 
application for registration.  
    Subd. 3.  [NO FEE.] The registrar shall issue a set of 
medal of honor plates to qualified applicants free of charge and 
the plates must be replaced by the department without charge if 
they become damaged.  In addition, no fee may be charged for a 
subsequent year when tabs or stickers are issued for that motor 
vehicle on which the special medal of honor plates are placed.  
    Subd. 4.  [TRANSFER.] Despite the provisions of section 
168.12, subdivision 1, medal of honor plates issued under this 
section may be transferred to another personal motor vehicle 
owned or jointly owned by the medal of honor recipient upon 
notification to the registrar of motor vehicles.  
    Subd. 5.  [MOTOR VEHICLE; SPECIAL DEFINITION.] For purposes 
of this section, "motor vehicle" means a vehicle for personal 
use, not used for commercial purposes, and may include a 
passenger automobile, station wagon, pickup truck, motorcycle, 
or recreational vehicle.  
    Subd. 6.  [WHEN ISSUED.] The registrar of motor vehicles 
shall begin issuing medal of honor plates for the calendar year 
1984 and thereafter. 
    Approved June 6, 1983

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