House Bill No. 616
Introduced By anderson
A Bill for an Act entitled: An Act authorizing the continued use and display of a collegiate license plate that bears the name of an institution that has been renamed; and providing a retroactive applicability date and an immediate effective date.
Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Montana:
Section 1. Collegiate license plates -- continued use with institution's former name authorized -- replacement. (1) A person who owns and displays on the person's vehicle, collegiate license plates that bear the name of an institution that has been renamed by its governing body or as part of the Montana university system reorganization may continue to display on the vehicle the license plate bearing the former name of the institution as long as the plates remain legible or as long as replacement plates are available from the department, whichever is later.
(2) The department may issue or replace a collegiate license plate bearing the former name of an institution, as defined in 61-3-462, as long as replacement stock owned by the department of corrections is available.
Section 2. Codification instruction. [Section 1] is intended to be codified as an integral part of Title 61, chapter 3, part 4, and the provisions of Title 61, chapter 3, part 4, apply to [section 1].
Section 3. Retroactive applicability. [This act] applies retroactively, within the meaning of 1-2-109, to collegiate license plates issued after December 31, 1989.
Section 4. Effective date. [This act] is effective on passage and approval.