HOUSE BILL 141
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Candy Spence Ezzell and Greg Nibert
RELATING TO MOTOR VEHICLES; ENACTING A NEW SECTION OF THE MOTOR VEHICLE CODE TO ESTABLISH A CONCERNS OF POLICE SURVIVORS, C.O.P.S., SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE; 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] CONCERNS OF POLICE SURVIVORS, C.O.P.S., SPECIAL REGISTRATION PLATE.--
A. The division shall issue a standardized concerns of police survivors, C.O.P.S., special registration plate with a logo designed pursuant to Section 66-3-424 NMSA 1978 to recognize the family and friends of law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty.
B. For a fee of ten dollars ($10.00), which shall be in addition to the regular motor vehicle registration fees, the owner of a vehicle may apply for issuance of a concerns of police survivors, C.O.P.S., special registration plate. The fee shall be retained by and is appropriated to the department to defray the cost of making and issuing the special registration plate with the concerns of police survivors, C.O.P.S., logo."
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