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    Subdivision 1. Issuance and design. (a) The commissioner shall issue special plates bearing
the inscription "MEDAL OF HONOR" to an applicant who:
(1) is a recipient of the Congressional Medal of Honor;
(2) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile, motorcycle, or recreational motor
vehicle; and
(3) complies with this chapter and rules governing the registration of motor vehicles and
licensing of drivers.
(b) The special plates must be of a design and size determined by the commissioner. Only
one set of plates, or a single plate in the case of a motorcycle, bearing the inscription "MEDAL
OF HONOR" may be issued for each qualified applicant.
    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 commissioner shall issue a set of Medal of Honor plates to qualified
applicants free of charge and the plates must be replaced without charge if they become damaged.
In addition, no fee may be charged for a subsequent year when stickers are issued for a motor
vehicle listed in subdivision 1 on which the Medal of Honor plates are placed. The motor vehicle
must be for personal use, not commercial purposes.
    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 registered to
the Medal of Honor recipient upon notification to the commissioner.
    Subd. 5.[Repealed by amendment, 1Sp2005 c 6 art 2 s 10]
    Subd. 6.[Repealed by amendment, 1Sp2005 c 6 art 2 s 10]
History: 1983 c 267 s 1; 1989 c 140 s 10; 1Sp2005 c 6 art 2 s 10

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