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AB-2253 Specialized license plates.(2015-2016)



As Amends the Law Today


SECTION 1.

 Section 5163.5 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

5163.5.
 (a) The Department of Veterans Affairs, in consultation with the State Treasurer, shall apply to the Department of Motor Vehicles, pursuant to Section 5156, to sponsor the following historic state and federal motto license plate programs:
(1) E Pluribus Unum.
(2) Liberty.
(3) In God We Trust.
(4) We the People.
(5) Eureka! I have found it!
(b) The Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue specialized license plates for each program provided in subdivision (a) if the Department of Veterans Affairs complies with the requirements of this article.
(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (c) of Section 5157, the additional fees prescribed by Section 5157 for the issuance, renewal, or transfer of the specialized license plates shall be deposited, after the Department of Motor Vehicles deducts its administrative costs, in the Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Fund, which is hereby established in the State Treasury. The funds in the account shall be used, upon appropriation by the Legislature to the Department of Veterans Affairs, to support the Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program and the development of supportive services for veterans living in those units funded by the Veterans Housing and Homelessness Prevention Program.