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SENATE BILL NO. 267
INTRODUCED BY J. LYNCH
A BILL FOR AN ACT ENTITLED: "AN ACT SUBMITTING TO THE ELECTORATE THE GENERIC SPECIALTY LICENSE PLATE SPONSOR FEE; PROVIDING A CONTINGENT VOIDNESS PROVISION; AND PROVIDING AN EFFECTIVE DATE."
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF MONTANA:
NEW SECTION. Section 1. Generic specialty license plate sponsor fee -- exception. (1) Except as provided in subsection (2), upon approval of an organization's application to sponsor a generic specialty license plate and before a sponsor's generic specialty license plates may be manufactured, the department shall assess and the sponsor shall pay a $1,200 fee to reimburse the department for the initial costs incurred in producing the generic specialty license plates for the sponsoring organization.
(2) In lieu of the fee required in subsection (1), a minimum of 400 applications for a sponsoring organization's generic specialty license plates must be filed and prepaid with the department before the generic specialty license plates may be manufactured and issued.
NEW SECTION. Section 2. Submission to electorate. This act shall be submitted to the qualified electors of Montana at the tax election to be held in 1999 by printing on the ballot the full title of this act and the following:
SHALL A NEW TAX, DESCRIBED AS FOLLOWS, BE IMPOSED?
 FOR a $1,200 generic specialty license plate sponsoring organization fee to reimburse the department of justice for initial costs incurred in producing the plates.
 AGAINST a $1,200 generic specialty license plate sponsoring organization fee to reimburse the department of justice for initial costs incurred in producing the plates.
NEW SECTION. Section 3. Contingent voidness. If Constitutional Initiative No. 75, enacting Article VIII, section 17, of the Montana constitution, is declared invalid, then this act is void.
NEW SECTION. Section 4. Effective date. If approved by the electorate, this act is effective January 1, 2000.
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