SENATE BILL 276
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
David M. Gallegos and Siah Correa Hemphill
RELATING TO LICENSE PLATES; CREATING A SPECIAL MAKE-A-WISH NEW MEXICO REGISTRATION PLATE; MAKING AN APPROPRIATION.
BE IT ENACTED BY THE LEGISLATURE OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO:
SECTION 1. A new section of Chapter 66, Article 3 NMSA 1978 is enacted to read:
"[NEW MATERIAL] SPECIAL MAKE-A-WISH NEW MEXICO REGISTRATION PLATE.--
A. The division shall issue a standardized special registration plate with a logo designed as specified in 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 may apply for issuance of a special Make-A-Wish New Mexico registration plate. The fee shall be retained by the department and is appropriated to the department for the manufacture and issuance of the special registration plates pursuant to this section.
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 registration plate."
SECTION 2. EFFECTIVE DATE.--The effective date of the provisions of this act is January 1, 2024.
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