Senate File 2108 - Introduced SENATE FILE 2108 BY DEARDEN A BILL FOR An Act providing for the issuance of Sullivan brothers’ award 1 of valor special motor vehicle registration plates, and 2 providing fees. 3 BE IT ENACTED BY THE GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF IOWA: 4 TLSB 5891SS (4) 85 dea/tm
S.F. 2108 Section 1. Section 321.34, Code 2014, is amended by adding 1 the following new subsection: 2 NEW SUBSECTION . 27. Sullivan brothers’ award of valor 3 plates. 4 a. An owner referred to in subsection 12 who was awarded 5 the Sullivan brothers’ award of valor, or is the spouse of a 6 person who received the award, may order special registration 7 plates bearing a Sullivan brothers’ award of valor processed 8 emblem upon written application to the department and 9 presentation of satisfactory supporting documentation as 10 determined by the department. The Sullivan brothers’ award 11 of valor distinguishing processed emblem shall be designed by 12 the department in cooperation with the commissioner of public 13 safety. The special plate fees collected by the director under 14 subsection 12, paragraphs “a” and “c” , from the issuance and 15 annual validation of letter-number designated and personalized 16 Sullivan brothers’ award of valor plates shall be paid monthly 17 to the treasurer of state and deposited in the road use tax 18 fund. The treasurer of state shall transfer monthly from the 19 statutory allocations fund created under section 321.145, 20 subsection 2, to the special olympics fund created in section 21 8.8 the amount of the special fees collected under subsection 22 12, paragraph “a” , in the previous month for Sullivan brothers’ 23 award of valor plates. 24 b. The surviving spouse of a person who received the 25 Sullivan brothers’ award of valor may continue to use or apply 26 for and use the special plates subject to registration of the 27 special plates in the surviving spouse’s name and upon payment 28 of the annual five-dollar special plate fee and the regular 29 annual registration fee for the vehicle. If the surviving 30 spouse remarries, the surviving spouse shall return the special 31 plates to the department and the department shall issue regular 32 registration plates to the surviving spouse. 33 Sec. 2. Section 321.145, subsection 2, paragraph b, 34 subparagraph (3), Code 2014, is amended to read as follows: 35 -1- LSB 5891SS (4) 85 dea/tm 1/ 2
S.F. 2108 (3) The amounts required to be transferred pursuant to 1 section 321.34 from revenues available under this subsection 2 shall be transferred and credited as provided in section 3 321.34, subsections 7, 10, 10A, 11, 11A, 11B, 13, 16, 17, 18, 4 19, 20, 20A, 20B, 20C, 21, 22, 23, 24, 25, and 26 , and 27 for 5 the various purposes specified in those subsections. 6 EXPLANATION 7 The inclusion of this explanation does not constitute agreement with 8 the explanation’s substance by the members of the general assembly. 9 This bill provides for the issuance of special Sullivan 10 brothers’ award of valor motor vehicle registration plates. 11 The department of transportation, in cooperation with the 12 commissioner of public safety, is directed to design a Sullivan 13 brothers’ award of valor distinguishing processed emblem. 14 Special plates bearing the emblem will be available to a person 15 who was awarded the Sullivan brothers’ award of valor and to 16 the spouse of a person who received the award. The fee for 17 issuance of the special plates is $25, and the annual renewal 18 fee is $5. Both fees are in addition to the regular annual 19 registration fee for the vehicle. The special plate fees are 20 credited to the road use tax fund, but an equivalent amount is 21 to be transferred from the statutory allocations fund to the 22 special olympics fund. The special Sullivan brothers’ award 23 of valor plates will also be available as personalized plates, 24 subject to the additional $25 personalized plate fee and the $5 25 annual renewal fee for those plates. 26 The bill provides that the surviving spouse of a person who 27 was awarded the Sullivan brothers’ award of valor may also 28 apply for the special plates or may continue to use the special 29 plates issued to the deceased spouse. Upon remarriage, the 30 surviving spouse must return the plates to the department. 31 -2- LSB 5891SS (4) 85 dea/tm 2/ 2