Notwithstanding section 168.1293, the commissioner shall issue special plates remembering victims of impaired drivers to an applicant who:
(1) is a registered owner of a passenger automobile;
(2) pays a fee in the amount specified for special plates under section 168.12, subdivision 5, for each set of license plates applied for; and
(3) complies with this chapter and rules governing registration of motor vehicles and licensing of drivers.
The commissioner shall design the special plate emblem so that it bears an inscription "Remembering Victims of Impaired Drivers" and displays an image of a broken heart.
On payment of a transfer fee of $5, plates issued under this section may be transferred to another passenger automobile registered to the individual to whom the special plates were issued.
The commissioner shall maintain a record of the number of special plates issued under this section.
Fees collected under this section must be credited to the vehicle services operating account in the special revenue fund.