HB 1409 - AS INTRODUCED
HOUSE BILL 1409
SPONSORS: Rep. S. Pearson, Rock. 6
This bill clarifies that there is no restriction on the number of vehicles to which official cover plates may be attached, provided that such attachment is otherwise legal.
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Explanation: Matter added to current law appears in bold italics.
Matter removed from current law appears [in brackets and struckthrough.]
Matter which is either (a) all new or (b) repealed and reenacted appears in regular type.
STATE OF NEW HAMPSHIRE
In the Year of Our Lord Two Thousand Twenty
Be it Enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court convened:
261:90 Official Cover Plates. Upon payment of a fee, the director may issue and shall designate official cover plates with the reproduction of the state seal thereon to be affixed to a vehicle of United States senators from this state, representatives to congress from this state, the governor, members of the governor's council, the president of the senate, members of the senate, the speaker of the house of representatives, members of the house of representatives, the attorney general, the secretary of state, the state treasurer, the President of the United States and members of his or her executive staff, any ambassador or member of the foreign diplomatic corps, and members of the Maine-New Hampshire Interstate Bridge Authority. The fee for official cover plates shall be $1 in addition to any other number plate manufacturing fee otherwise required. The official cover plates, exclusive of the seal, shall be white with green lettering, which shall alternate with red lettering every other biennium. Official cover plates shall have the title of the person requesting the plates, except for members of the governor's council whose plates shall have their council district numbers embossed on them, and members of the general court, whose plates shall have their house seat numbers or their senate district numbers embossed on them unless the president of the senate, for members of the senate, or the speaker of the house of representatives, for members of the house of representatives, shall designate a title for their plates. The president of the senate, or a designee, and the speaker of the house of representatives, or a designee, shall provide the director with input as needed on the cover plate design for members of the general court. The director shall not issue more than 2 sets of official cover plates to any person. Official cover plates may be attached only to vehicles registered in the name of the person issued the plates or the name of the spouse of a member of the general court, or any vehicle being operated by a member of the general court. The director shall not limit the number of vehicles to which official cover plates may be attached, provided such attachment is otherwise in accordance with this section. Nothing herein shall be construed as affecting the issuance of regular motor vehicle plates and the payment of the registration fee therefor. Official cover plates shall be manufactured at the state prison and the prison shall provide the plates to the department at the prison's cost.
|Jan. 22, 2020||House||Hearing|
|Feb. 4, 2020||House||Exec Session|
|Feb. 19, 2020||House||Floor Vote|
|March 24, 2020||Senate||Hearing|
|Jan. 8, 2020||Introduced 01/08/2020 and referred to Transportation HJ 1 P. 21|
|Jan. 22, 2020||Public Hearing: 01/22/2020 11:00 am LOB 203|
|Feb. 4, 2020||Executive Session: 02/04/2020 10:00 am LOB 203|
|Feb. 19, 2020||Committee Report: Ought to Pass for 02/19/2020 (Vote 18-0; CC) HC 7 P. 15|
|Committee Report: Ought to Pass (Vote 18-0; CC)|
|Feb. 19, 2020||Ought to Pass: MA VV 02/19/2020 HJ 4 P. 24|
|March 11, 2020||Introduced 03/11/2020 and Referred to Transportation; SJ 7|
|March 24, 2020||==CANCELLED== Hearing: 03/24/2020, Room 103, LOB, 01:40 pm; SC 11|
|June 16, 2020||Vacated from Committee and Laid on Table, MA, VV; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|
|June 16, 2020||No Pending Motion; 06/16/2020 SJ 8|