HOUSE BILL 559
54th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2019
David M. Gallegos and Rachel A. Black
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES; CREATING A SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE FOR SUPPORTERS OF MAKE-A-WISH NEW MEXICO; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of the Motor Vehicle Code is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] SPECIAL NEW MEXICO MAKE-A-WISH NEW MEXICO SUPPORT REGISTRATION PLATE.--
A. The division shall issue a standardized special registration plate with a logo designed in accordance with Subsection C of Section 66-3-424 NMSA 1978 that indicates that the owner of a vehicle supports Make-A-Wish New Mexico.
B. For a fee of ten dollars ($10.00), which shall be in addition to the regular motor vehicle registration fees, a motor vehicle owner who supports Make-A-Wish New Mexico may apply for the issuance of a special registration plate as provided in Subsection A of this section. The fee shall be retained by the division and is appropriated to the division to defray the cost of making and issuing special registration plates pursuant to this section. No two owners shall be issued identically lettered or numbered registration plates.
C. The fee required in Subsection B of this section shall be waived for each registration period in which a validating sticker is issued under the provisions of Section 66-3-17 NMSA 1978, in lieu of the issuance of a Make-A-Wish New Mexico support registration plate."
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