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2018 SESSION

18104232D
SENATE BILL NO. 792
Senate Amendments in [ ] January 24, 2018
A BILL to amend and reenact 3 of Chapter 760 of the Acts of Assembly of 2011, relating to special license plates; Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway.
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Patron Prior to Engrossment--Senator Edwards
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Referred to Committee on Transportation
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Be it enacted by the General Assembly of Virginia:

1. That 3 of Chapter 760 of the Acts of Assembly of 2011 is amended and reenacted as follows:

3. Special license plates for members and supporters of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.; fees.

A. On receipt of an application and payment of the fee prescribed by this section, and following the provisions of 46.2-725 of the Code of Virginia other than those relating to the fee for the plates and its disposition, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles shall issue special license plates to members and supporters of the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc.

B. The annual fee for plates issued pursuant to this section shall be $25 in addition to the prescribed fee for state license plates. For each such $25 fee collected in excess of 1,000 registrations pursuant to this section, $15 shall be paid into the state treasury and credited to a special nonreverting fund known as the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., Fund established within the Department of Accounts. These funds shall be paid annually to the Friends of the Blue Ridge Parkway, Inc., and used to support its program to clear the scenic overlooks along the Blue Ridge Parkway in order to promote tourism along the Parkway in Virginia operation and programs [ in Virginia ] . All other fees imposed under the provisions of this section shall be paid to, and received by, the Commissioner of the Department of Motor Vehicles and paid by him into the state treasury and set aside as a special fund to be used to meet the necessary expenses incurred by the Department of Motor Vehicles.