GENERAL ASSEMBLY OF NORTH CAROLINA

SESSION 2011

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HOUSE BILL 289

Committee Substitute Favorable 5/18/11

Committee Substitute #2 Favorable 6/7/11

Senate Finance Committee Substitute Adopted 6/15/11

 

Short Title:        Authorize Various Special Plates.

(Public)

Sponsors:

 

Referred to:

 

March 10, 2011

A BILL TO BE ENTITLED

AN ACT to authorize the division of motor vehicles to issue various special registration plates.

The General Assembly of North Carolina enacts:

SECTION 1.  G.S. 20-63(b) reads as rewritten:

"(b)      Every license plate must display the registration number assigned to the vehicle for which it is issued, the name of the State of North Carolina, which may be abbreviated, and the year number for which it is issued or the date of expiration. A plate issued for a commercial vehicle, as defined in G.S. 20-4.2(1), and weighing 26,001 pounds or more, must bear the word "commercial," unless the plate is a special registration plate authorized in G.S. 20-79.4 or the commercial vehicle is a trailer or is licensed for 6,000 pounds or less. The plate issued for vehicles licensed for 7,000 pounds through 26,000 pounds must bear the word "weighted," unless the plate is a special registration plate authorized in G.S. 20-79.4.

Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, a A registration plate issued by the Division for a private passenger vehicle or for a private hauler vehicle licensed for 6,000 pounds or less shall be a "First in Flight" plate. A "First in Flight" plate shall have the words "First in Flight" printed at the top of the plate above all other letters and numerals. The background of the plate shall depict the Wright Brothers biplane flying over Kitty Hawk Beach, with the plane flying slightly upward and to the right. The following special registration plates do not have to be a "First in Flight" plate. The design of the plates that are not "First in Flight" plates must be approved by the Division and the State Highway Patrol for clarity and ease of identification.

(1)        Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

(2)        Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation.

(3)        Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation.

(4)        Friends of the Appalachian Trail.

(5)        NC Coastal Federation.

(6)        In God We Trust.

(7)        Stock Car Racing Theme.

(8)        Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation.

(9)        Guilford Battleground Company.

(10)      National Wild Turkey Federation.

(11)      North Carolina Aquarium Society.

(12)      First in Forestry.

(13)      North Carolina Wildlife Habitat Foundation.

(14)      NC Trout Unlimited.

(15)      Ducks Unlimited.

(16)      Lung Cancer Research.

(17)      NC State Parks.

(18)      Support Our Troops.

(19)      US Equine Rescue League.

(20)      Fox Hunting.

(21)      Back Country Horsemen of North Carolina.

(22)      Hospice Care.

(23)      Home Care and Hospice.

(24)      NC Tennis Foundation.

(25)      AIDS Awareness.

(41)      NC Horse Council."

SECTION 2.  G.S. 20-79.4 is amended by adding a new subsection to read:

"(a3)     The Division shall develop, in consultation with the State Highway Patrol and the Department of Correction, a standardized format for special license plates. The format shall allow for the license plate number to be easily read by the human eye and by cameras installed along roadways as part of tolling and speed enforcement. A designated segment of the plate shall be set aside for unique design representing various groups and interests. Nothing in this subsection shall be construed to require the recall of existing special license plates."

SECTION 3.  G.S. 20-79.4(b) reads as rewritten:

"(b)      Types. - The Division shall issue the following types of special registration plates:

()          American Red Cross. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "American Red Cross Saving Lives" and a red cross.

()          Arthritis Foundation. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Let's Move Together" and a logo selected by The Arthritis Foundation, Inc.

()          ARTS NC. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "The Creative State" with a logo designed by ARTS North Carolina, Inc.

()          Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal Recipient. - Issuable to a recipient of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. The plate shall bear the phrase "Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal" and a representation of the Armed Forces Expeditionary Medal. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

(14)      Autism Society of North Carolina. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Autism Society of North Carolina", the phrase "Providing Support, Promoting Opportunities", and the logo of the Autism Society.

()          Battle of Kings Mountain. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Battle of Kings Mountain" with a representation of Kings Mountain on it.

()          Blue Knights. - Issuable to a member of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Officers Motorcycle Club, Inc. The plate shall bear the emblem of the Blue Knights International Law Enforcement Officers Motorcycle Club, Inc. The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the plate before this plate may be developed. A person may obtain a special registration plate under this subdivision for a motor vehicle or motorcycle registered in that person's name. The registration fees and the restrictions on the issuance of a specialized registration plate for a motorcycle are the same as for any motor vehicle.

()          Boy Scouts of America. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Boy Scouts of America" and an emblem representing the Boy Scouts of America.

()          Brenner Children's Hospital. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the emblem of Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center's Brenner Children's Hospital.

(24)      Buffalo Soldiers. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the words "The Buffalo Soldiers" and the logo of the 9th & 10th (Horse) Cavalry Association of the Buffalo Soldiers Greater North Carolina Chapter (BSGNCC).(BSNCC).

()          Carolina Raptor Center. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the words "Imagination in Flight" and the emblem of the Carolina Raptor Center.

()          Carolina Regional Volleyball Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a phrase and logo selected by the Association.

()          Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Carolinas Credit Union Foundation" with an emblem of the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, Inc.

()          Carolinas Golf Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Carolinas Golf Association" and an emblem of the Carolinas Golf Association.

()          Childhood Cancer Awareness. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the phrase "Childhood Cancer Hurts" beside the logo of a gold ribbon on the left side of the plate. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Choose Life. - Issuable to a registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Choose Life."

()          City/County Clerk. - Issuable to a clerk of a city or town governing board or a clerk of a county board of commissioners of a city or county in this State. For a city clerk, the plate shall bear the words "City Clerk" followed by a number representing the city clerk's city or town. The number of a city shall be the order of the city in an alphabetical list of cities that assigns number one to the first city in the list. For a county clerk, the plate shall bear the words "County Clerk" followed by a number representing the county clerk's county. The number of a county shall be the order of the county in an alphabetical list of counties that assigns number one to the first county in the list. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

(27)      Civic Club. - Issuable to a member of a nationally recognized civic organization whose member clubs in the State are exempt from State corporate income tax under G.S. 105-130.11(a)(5). Examples of these clubs include Jaycees, Kiwanis, Optimist, Rotary, Ruritan, and Shrine. The plate shall bear a word or phrase identifying the civic club and the emblem of the civic club. A person may obtain from the Division a special registration plate under this subdivision for the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle. The registration fees and the restrictions on the issuance of a specialized registration plate for a motorcycle are the same as for any motor vehicle. The Division may not issue a civic club plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for that civic club plate.

()          Coastal Land Trust. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Coastal Land Trust" with a logo designed by the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust.

()          Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE of North Carolina. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the Concerned Bikers Association logo with the phrase "Concerned Bikers Association." The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the plate before this plate may be developed. A person may obtain a special registration plate under this subdivision for a motor vehicle or motorcycle registered in that person's name. The registration fees and the restrictions on the issuance of a specialized registration plate for a motorcycle are the same as for any motor vehicle.

(39)      County Commissioner. - Issuable to a county commissioner of a county in this State. The plate shall bear the words "County Commissioner" followed first by a number representing the commissioner's county and then by a letter or number that distinguishes plates issued to county commissioners of the same county. The number of a county shall be the order of the county in an alphabetical list of counties that assigns number one to the first county in the list and a letter or number to distinguish different cars owned by the county commissioners in that county. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300100 applications for the plate.

()          Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden" with a logo designed by the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Foundation, Inc.

()          Donate Life. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Donate Life" with a logo designed by Donate Life North Carolina.

()          Don't Tread on Me. - Issuable to a registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the phrase "Don't Tread on Me" under the representation of the Gadsden Flag. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Farmland Preservation. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a phrase and picture provided by the Department of Agriculture and Consumer Services appropriate to the subject of farmland preservation.

()          First in Turf. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the words "First in Turf."

()      Girl Scouts. - Issuable to the owner of a registered vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Girl Scouts" with an emblem representing the Girl Scouts of the U.S.A.

()          Green Industry Council. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the letters "GIC" with a logo designed by the Green Industry Council.

()          Greensboro Symphony Guild. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the logo of the Greensboro Symphony Guild and the phrase "Music Matters".

()          High Point Furniture Market 100th Anniversary. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the phrase "High Point Furniture Market 100th Anniversary" and the emblem of the High Point Market. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Hollerin'. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the phrase "Hollerin'" under a representation of a person hollering on the left side of the plate. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Home of American Golf. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Home of American Golf" and include the Pinehurst logo and a representation relating to golf.

()          Jaycees. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Jaycees" and a logo designed by the North Carolina Jaycees.

()          Kappa Alpha Order. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the fraternity's symbol and name. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Legion of Merit. - Issuable to a recipient of the Legion of Merit award. The plate shall bear the emblem and name of the Legion of Merit decoration.

()          Lifetime Sportsman. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear a picture representing North Carolina Wildlife Resources Commission emblem for a "Lifetime Sportsman." The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a Lifetime Sportsman plate before the plate may be developed.

(83)      Marine Corps League. - Issuable to a member of the Marine Corps League. The plate shall bear the words "Marine Corps League" or the letters "MCL" and the emblem of the Marine Corps League. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 150 applications for the plate.

()          Mayor. - Issuable to the mayor of a municipality in this State. The plate shall bear the phrase "Mayor" and the letter "M" followed by a number that indicates the municipality the mayor serves. The number of a municipality shall be the order of the municipality in an alphabetical list of municipalities that assigns number one to the first municipality in the list, except that municipalities incorporated with an effective date after July 1, 2009, shall be placed at the end of the list in order of date of incorporation. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Morgan Horse Club. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a picture of a Morgan horse and bear the phrase "Morgan Horse".

()          Mountains-to-Sea Trail. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Mountains-to-Sea Trail" with a background designed by the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Inc.

()          Municipal Council. - Issuable to a municipal council member, commissioner, or alderman of a municipality in this State. The plate shall bear the words "Council Member," "Commissioner," or "Alderman," followed first by a number representing the council member's municipality and then by a letter or number that distinguishes plates issued to council members of the same municipality. The number of a municipality shall be the order of the municipality in an alphabetical list of municipalities that assigns number one to the first municipality in the list, except that municipalities incorporated with an effective date after July 1, 2009, shall be placed at the end of the list in order of date of incorporation. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          National Defense Service Medal. - Issuable to a recipient of the National Defense Service Medal. The plate shall bear a replica of the National Defense Service Medal and the phrase "National Defense Service Medal." The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

(95)      Native American. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate may bear a phrase or an insignia representing Native Americans. The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the plate before it may be developed.

()          NC Beekeepers. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "NC Beekeepers" with a logo designed by the North Carolina Beekeepers Association, Inc.

()          NC Civil War. - This plate is issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Freedom-Sacrifice-Memory" and a logo provided by the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources.

()          NC Fisheries Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Our Oldest Industry" and the logo of the North Carolina Fisheries Association.

()          NC Horse Council. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "NC Horse Council" and a logo designed by the North Carolina Horse Council, Inc.

()          NC Mining. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "NC Mining" with a logo designed by the North Carolina Gold Foundation, Inc.

()          NC Veterinary Medical Association. - Issuable to a member of the NC Veterinary Medical Association in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "NC Veterinary Medical Association" with an emblem of the North Carolina Veterinary Medical Association.

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()          NC Victim Assistance Network. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the emblem of the North Carolina Victim Assistance Network.

()          NC Wildlife Federation. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a logo designed by the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Inc.

()          NC Youth Soccer Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a logo designed by the NC Youth Soccer Association.

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()          North Carolina Emergency Management Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "North Carolina Emergency Management" and "www.readync.org."

()          North Carolina Master Gardener. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the letters "MG" with a logo representing the North Carolina Master Gardeners.

()          North Carolina State Flag. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the image of the flag of the Great State of North Carolina. The letters and numbers shall be black. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

(103)    North Carolina Wildlife Habitat Foundation. - Issuable to the owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the logo of the North Carolina Wildlife Habitat Foundation on the left side.side and the background of the entire plate shall be beige or tan color. The numbers or other writing on the plate shall be black and the border shall be black. The plate shall be developed by the Division in consultation with and approved by the North Carolina Wildlife Habitat Foundation. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Outer Banks Preservation Association. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a logo designed by the Outer Banks Preservation Association, Inc.

()          P.E.O. Sisterhood. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "P.E.O." and a logo designed by P.E.O. International.

()          Pamlico-Tar River Foundation. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the name of the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation.

()          Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity" and the logo of the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc.

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()          Piedmont Airlines. - This plate is issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate authorized by this subdivision shall bear the phrase "PA" and the Piedmont Speed Bird logo.

(116)    Purple Heart Recipient. - Issuable to a recipient of the Purple Heart award. The plate shall bear the phrase "Purple Heart Veteran, Combat Wounded" and the letters "PH". A person may obtain from the Division a special registration plate under this subdivision for the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle. A motorcycle plate issued under this subdivision shall bear a depiction of the Purple Heart Medal and the phrase "Purple Heart Veteran, Combat Wounded."

()          Relay for Life. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the phrase "Relay for Life" with a logo designed by the American Cancer Society. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Retired Legislator. - Issuable to a retired member of the North Carolina General Assembly in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear "The Great Seal of the State of North Carolina" and, as appropriate, the phrase "Retired Senate Member" or "Retired House Member" followed by a number representing the retired member's district with the letters "RM". If more than one retired member is from the same district, then the number shall be followed by a letter from A through Z.

()          Ronald McDonald House. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "House and Hands" with the words "Ronald McDonald House Charities" below the emblem and the letters "RH".

()          School Board. - Issuable to a school board member in this State. The plate shall bear the words "School Board" followed first by a number representing the school board and then by a letter or number that distinguishes plates issued to members of the same board. The number of a school board shall be the order of the school board in an alphabetical list of school boards that assigns number one to the first school board in the list. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the sorority's symbol and name. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Silver Star Recipient/Disabled Veteran. - Issuable to a recipient of the Silver Star who is also a veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States who suffered a one hundred percent (100%) service-connected disability. The plate shall bear the emblem of the Silver Star laid over the universal symbol for the handicapped and the words "Silver Star." For the purposes of a fee for this plate, it shall be treated as a one hundred percent (100%) Disabled Veteran plate.

()          S.T.A.R. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "For the Love of Horses" and a logo depicting a horse rearing up on its hind legs.

()          Support NC Education. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Support NC Education" with a picture of a mortar board hat and a diploma.

()          Support Soccer. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Support Soccer" and a logo designed by the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame, Inc.

()          Sustainable Fisheries. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate may bear a phrase and picture appropriate to the subject of sustainable fisheries in North Carolina.

()          Toastmasters Club. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "Toastmasters" and a logo designed by Toastmasters International.

()          Topsail Island Shoreline Protection. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear a phrase and graphic selected by the Topsail Island Shoreline Protection Committee.

()          Town of Oak Island. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate shall bear the seal of the Town of Oak Island and the letters "OKI." The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

()          Travel and Tourism. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the phrase "www.visitnc.com."

()          USA Triathlon. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate may bear the USA Triathlon logo. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

(146)    U.S. Navy Specialty.Submarine Veteran. - Issuable to a veteran of the United States Navy Submariner Submarine Service. The plate shall bear the phrase "Silent Service"United States Navy Submarine Veteran" and shall bear a representation of the Submarine Service Qualification pin.insignia overlaid upon a representation of the State of North Carolina. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 l50 applications for the plate.

()          United States Service Academy. - Issuable to a graduate of one of the service academies, upon furnishing to the Division proof of graduation. The plate shall bear the name of the specific service academy with an emblem that designates the specific service academy being represented. The Division, with the cooperation of each service academy, shall develop a special plate for each of the service academies. The Division must receive a combined total of 300 or more applications for all the plates authorized by this subdivision before a specific service academy plate may be developed.

()          USO of NC. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle in accordance with G.S. 20-81.12. The plate shall bear the emblem of the USO of NC.

()          Victory Junction Gang Camp. - Issuable to the registered owner of a motor vehicle. The plate may bear the phrase "Victory Junction Gang Camp." The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the plate before it may be developed.

()          Vietnam Veterans of America. - Issuable to a member of the Vietnam Veterans of America. The plate shall bear the words "Vietnam Veterans of America" or "VVA" and the emblem of the VVA. The Division may not issue the plate authorized by this subdivision unless it receives at least 300 applications for the plate.

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SECTION 4.  G.S. 20-79.7(a) reads as rewritten:

"(a)       Fees. - Upon request, the Division shall provide and issue free of charge a single Legion of Valor, 100% Disabled Veteran, and Ex-Prisoner of War registration plate to a recipient of a Legion of Valor award, a 100% disabled veteran, and an ex-prisoner of war each year. The preceding special registration plates are subject to the regular motor vehicle registration fees in G.S. 20-88, if the registered weight of the vehicle is greater than 6,000 pounds. All other special registration plates are subject to the regular motor vehicle registration fee in G.S. 20-87 or G.S. 20-88 plus an additional fee in the following amount:

Special Plate                                                           Additional Fee Amount

American Red Cross                                                                            $30.00

Animal Lovers                                                                                     $30.00

Arthritis Foundation                                                                             $30.00

ARTS NC                                                                                           $30.00

Back Country Horsemen of NC                                                           $30.00

Boy Scouts of America                                                                        $30.00

Brenner Children's Hospital                                                                  $30.00

Carolina Raptor Center                                                                        $30.00

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation                                                       $30.00

Carolinas Golf Association                                                                   $30.00

Coastal Conservation Association                                                        $30.00

Coastal Land Trust                                                                              $30.00

Crystal Coast                                                                                       $30.00

Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden                                                            $30.00

El Pueblo                                                                                             $30.00

Farmland Preservation                                                                         $30.00

First in Forestry                                                                                   $30.00

Girl Scouts                                                                                           $30.00

Green Industry Council                                                                        $30.00

Greensboro Symphony Guild                                                               $30.00

Historical Attraction                                                                             $30.00

Home Care and Hospice                                                                      $30.00

Home of American Golf                                                                       $30.00

HOMES4NC                                                                                      $30.00

Hospice Care                                                                                      $30.00

In God We Trust                                                                                 $30.00

Maggie Valley Trout Festival                                                                $30.00

Mountains-to-Sea Trail                                                                        $30.00

NC Civil War                                                                                      $30.00

NC Coastal Federation                                                                        $30.00

NC Veterinary Medical Association                                                     $30.00

National Kidney Foundation                                                                 $30.00

North Carolina 4-H Development Fund                                                $30.00

North Carolina Emergency Management Association                            $30.00

North Carolina Libraries                                                                      $30.00

Outer Banks Preservation Association                                                  $30.00

P.E.O. Sisterhood                                                                                $30.00

Pamlico-Tar River Foundation                                                              $30.00

Personalized                                                                                        $30.00

Retired Legislator                                                                                 $30.00

Ronald McDonald House                                                                     $30.00

Share the Road                                                                                    $30.00

S.T.A.R.                                                                                              $30.00

State Attraction                                                                                    $30.00

Stock Car Racing Theme                                                                     $30.00

Support NC Education                                                                        $30.00

Support Our Troops                                                                            $30.00

Toastmasters Club                                                                               $30.00

Topsail Island Shoreline Protection                                                       $30.00

Travel and Tourism                                                                              $30.00

AIDS Awareness                                                                                 $25.00

Buffalo Soldiers                                                                                   $25.00

Choose Life                                                                                         $25.00

Collegiate Insignia                                                                                $25.00

First in Turf                                                                                          $25.00

Goodness Grows                                                                                 $25.00

High School Insignia                                                                             $25.00

Kids First                                                                                            $25.00

Olympic Games                                                                                   $25.00

National Multiple Sclerosis Society                                                       $25.00

National Wild Turkey Federation                                                         $25.00

NC Agribusiness                                                                                  $25.00

NC Children's Promise                                                                        $25.00

NC Coastal Federation                                                                        $30.00

Nurses                                                                                                 $25.00

Olympic Games                                                                                   $25.00

Rocky Mountain Elk Foundation                                                          $25.00

Special Olympics                                                                                 $25.00

Support Soccer                                                                                   $25.00

Surveyor Plate                                                                                     $25.00

The V Foundation for Cancer Research Division                                   $25.00

University Health Systems of Eastern Carolina                                      $25.00

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity                                                                   $20.00

ALS Association, Jim "Catfish" Hunter Chapter                                    $20.00

ARC of North Carolina                                                                        $20.00

Audubon North Carolina                                                                      $20.00

Autism Society of North Carolina                                                         $20.00

Battle of Kings Mountain                                                                      $20.00

Be Active NC                                                                                      $20.00

Brain Injury Awareness                                                                        $20.00

Breast Cancer Earlier Detection                                                           $20.00

Buddy Pelletier Surfing Foundation                                                       $20.00

Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE of North Carolina                    $20.00

Daughters of the American Revolution                                                  $20.00

Donate Life                                                                                          $20.00

Ducks Unlimited                                                                                  $20.00

Greyhound Friends of North Carolina                                                   $20.00

Guilford Battleground Company                                                           $20.00

Harley Owners' Group                                                                         $20.00

Jaycees                                                                                                $20.00

Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation                                                $20.00

Kappa Alpha Order                                                                             $20.00

Harley Owners' Group                                                                         $20.00

Litter Prevention                                                                                  $20.00

March of Dimes                                                                                   $20.00

Morgan Horse Club                                                                             $20.00

Native American                                                                                  $20.00

NC Fisheries Association                                                                     $20.00

NC Horse Council                                                                               $20.00

NC Mining                                                                                          $20.00

NC Tennis Foundation                                                                         $20.00

NC Trout Unlimited                                                                             $20.00

NC Victim Assistance                                                                          $20.00

NC Wildlife Federation                                                                        $20.00

NC Wildlife Habitat Foundation                                                           $20.00

NC Youth Soccer Association                                                             $20.00

North Carolina Master Gardener                                                          $20.00

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity                                                                      $20.00

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity                                                                     $20.00

Piedmont Airlines                                                                                 $20.00

Prince Hall Mason                                                                               $20.00

Save the Sea Turtles                                                                            $20.00

Scenic Rivers                                                                                       $20.00

School Technology                                                                              $20.00

SCUBA                                                                                              $20.00

Soil and Water Conservation                                                                $20.00

Special Forces Association                                                                  $20.00

Support Public Schools                                                                        $20.00

Sustainable Fisheries                                                                            $20.00

US Equine Rescue League                                                                   $20.00

USO of NC                                                                                         $20.00

Wildlife Resources                                                                               $20.00

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority                                                                          $20.00

Carolina Regional Volleyball Association                                              $15.00

Carolina's Aviation Museum                                                                 $15.00

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society                                                          $15.00

Lung Cancer Research                                                                         $15.00

NC Beekeepers                                                                                   $15.00

Shag Dancing                                                                                       $15.00

Active Member of the National Guard                                                    None

100% Disabled Veteran                                                                         None

Ex-Prisoner of War                                                                                None

Gold Star Lapel Button                                                                           None

Legion of Valor                                                                                      None

Purple Heart Recipient                                                                            None

Silver Star Recipient                                                                               None

All Other Special Plates                                                                       $10.00."

SECTION 5.  G.S. 20-79.7(b) reads as rewritten:

"(b)      Distribution of Fees. - The Special Registration Plate Account and the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account are established within the Highway Fund. The Division must credit the additional fee imposed for the special registration plates listed in subsection (a) of this section among the Special Registration Plate Account (SRPA), the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account (CCAPA), the Natural Heritage Trust Fund (NHTF), which is established under G.S. 113-77.7, and the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund, which is established under G.S. 113-44.15, as follows:

Special Plate                               SRPA            CCAPA             NHTF              PRTF

AIDS Awareness                                          $10                  $15                     0                     0

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity                             $10                  $10                     0                     0

ALS Association, Jim "Catfish"

Hunter Chapter                                     $10                  $10                     0                     0

American Red Cross                                     $10                  $20                     0                     0

Animal Lovers                                               $10                  $20                     0                     0

ARC of North Carolina                                 $10                  $10                     0                     0

Arthritis Foundation                                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

ARTS NC                                                     $10                  $20                     0                     0

Audubon North Carolina                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

Autism Society of North

Carolina                                                $10                  $10                     0                     0

Back Country Horsemen of NC                     $10                  $20                     0                     0

Battle of Kings Mountain                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

Be Active NC                                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

Boy Scouts of America                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

Brain Injury Awareness                                  $10                  $10                     0                     0

Breast Cancer Earlier Detection                     $10                  $10                     0                     0

Brenner Children's Hospital                            $10                  $20                     0                     0

Buddy Pelletier Surfing

Foundation                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

Buffalo Soldiers                                             $10                  $15                     0                     0

Carolina Raptor Center                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

Carolina Regional Volleyball

Association                                           $10                    $5                     0                     0

Carolina's Aviation Museum                           $10                    $5                     0                     0

Carolinas Credit Union Foundation                $10                  $20                     0                     0

Carolinas Golf Association                             $10                  $20                     0                     0

Choose Life                                                   $10                  $15                     0                     0

Coastal Conservation

Association                                           $10                  $20                     0                     0

Coastal Land Trust                                        $10                  $20                     0                     0

Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE

of North Carolina                                  $10                  $10                     0                     0

Crystal Coast                                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

Daniel Stowe Botanical Gardens                    $10                  $20                     0                     0

Daughters of the American

Revolution                                             $10                  $10                     0                     0

Donate Life                                                   $10                  $10                     0                     0

Ducks Unlimited                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

El Pueblo                                                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

Farmland Preservation                                   $10                  $20                     0                     0

First in Forestry                                             $10                  $10                 $10                     0

First in Turf                                                    $10                  $15                     0                     0

Girl Scouts                                                    $10                  $20                     0                     0

Goodness Grows                                           $10                  $15                     0                     0

Green Industry Council                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

Greensboro Symphony Guild                         $10                  $20                     0                     0

Greyhound Friends of North

Carolina                                                $10                  $10                     0                     0

Guilford Battleground

Company                                              $10                  $10                     0                     0

Harley Owners' Group                                   $10                  $10                     0                     0

High School Insignia                                      $10                  $15                     0                     0

Historical Attraction                                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

Home Care and Hospice                               $10                  $20                     0                     0

Home of American Golf                                 $10                  $20                     0                     0

HOMES4NC                                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

Hospice Care                                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

In God We Trust                                           $10                  $20                     0                     0

In-State Collegiate Insignia                             $10                  $15                     0                     0

Jaycees                                                         $10                  $10                     0                     0

Juvenile Diabetes Research

Foundation                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

Kappa Alpha Order                                      $10                  $10                     0                     0

Kids First                                                      $10                  $15                     0                     0

Leukemia & Lymphoma Society                    $10                    $5                     0                     0

Litter Prevention                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

Lung Cancer Research                                   $10                    $5                     0                     0

Maggie Valley Trout Festival                          $10                  $20                     0                     0

March of Dimes                                             $10                  $10                     0                     0

Morgan Horse Club                                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

Mountains-to-Sea Trail                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

National Kidney Foundation                          $10                  $20                     0                     0

National Multiple Sclerosis

Society                                                 $10                  $15                     0                     0

National Wild Turkey

Federation                                            $10                  $15                     0                     0

Native American                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Agribusiness                                           $10                  $15                     0                     0

NC Beekeepers                                            $10                    $5                     0                     0

NC Children's Promise                                  $10                  $15                     0                     0

NC Civil War                                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC Coastal Federation                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC 4-H Development Fund                          $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC Fisheries Association                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Horse Council                                         $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Mining                                                    $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Tennis Foundation                                   $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Trout Unlimited                                       $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Veterinary Medical Association               $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC Victim Assistance                                    $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC Wildlife Federation                                  $10                  $10                     0                     0

North Carolina Libraries                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

NC Wildlife Habitat

Foundation                                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

NC Youth Soccer Association                       $10                  $10                     0                     0

North Carolina Emergency

Management Association                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

North Carolina Libraries                                $10                  $20                     0                     0

North Carolina Master Gardener                   $10                  $10                     0                     0

Nurses                                                          $10                  $15                     0                     0

Olympic Games                                             $10                  $15                    0                     0

Omega Psi Phi Fraternity                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

Out-of-state Collegiate Insignia                      $10                      0                 $15                     0

Outer Banks Preservation Association            $10                  $20                     0                     0

P.E.O. Sisterhood                                         $10                  $20                     0                     0

Pamlico-Tar River Foundation                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

Personalized                                                  $10                      0                 $15                   $5

Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity                               $10                  $10                     0                     0

Piedmont Airlines                                           $10                  $10                     0                     0

Prince Hall Mason                                         $10                  $10                     0                     0

Retired Legislator                                          $10                  $20                     0                     0

Rocky Mountain Elk

Foundation                                            $10                  $15                     0                     0

Ronald McDonald House                              $10                  $20                     0                     0

Save the Sea Turtles                                      $10                  $10                     0                     0

Scenic Rivers                                                 $10                  $10                     0                     0

School Technology                                        $10                  $10                     0                     0

SCUBA                                                        $10                  $10                     0                     0

Shag Dancing                                                $10                    $5                     0                     0

Share the Road                                              $10                  $20                     0                     0

Soil and Water Conservation                         $10                  $10                     0                     0

Special Forces Association                            $10                  $10                     0                     0

Special Olympics                                           $10                  $15                     0                     0

S.T.A.R.                                                       $10                  $20                     0                     0

State Attraction                                             $10                  $20                     0                     0

Stock Car Racing Theme                               $10                  $20                     0                     0

Support NC Education                                  $10                  $20                     0                     0

Support Our Troops                                      $10                  $20                     0                     0

Support Public Schools                                  $10                  $10                     0                     0

Support Soccer                                             $10                  $15                     0                     0

Surveyor Plate                                               $10                  $15                     0                     0

Sustainable Fisheries                                      $10                  $20                     0                     0

The V Foundation for Cancer

Research                                                       $10                  $15                     0                     0

Toastmasters Club                                         $10                  $20                     0                     0

Topsail Island Shoreline Protection                 $10                  $20                     0                     0

Travel and Tourism                                        $10                  $20                     0                     0

University Health Systems of

Eastern Carolina                                    $10                  $15                     0                     0

US Equine Rescue League                             $10                  $10                     0                     0

USO of NC                                                  $10                  $10                     0                     0

Wildlife Resources                                         $10                  $10                     0                     0

Zeta Phi Beta Sorority                                   $10                  $10                     0                     0

All other Special Plates                                  $10                      0                     0                     0."

SECTION 6.  G.S. 20-81.12(b2) reads as rewritten:

"(b2)    State Attraction Plates. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a State attraction plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of State attraction plates to the organizations named below in proportion to the number of State attraction plates sold representing that organization:

(1)        Aurora Fossil Museum. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the Aurora Fossil Museum Foundation, Inc., to be used for educational programs, for enhancing collections, and for operating expenses of the Aurora Fossil Museum.

(1)(2)   Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to Blue Ridge Parkway Foundation for use in promoting and preserving the Blue Ridge Parkway as a scenic attraction in North Carolina. A person may obtain from the Division a special registration plate under this subdivision for the registered owner of a motor vehicle or a motorcycle. The registration fees and the restrictions on the issuance of a specialized registration plate for a motorcycle are the same as for any motor vehicle. The Division must receive a minimum of 300 applications to develop a special registration plate for a motorcycle.

(1c)(3) Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the Friends of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park, Inc., to be used for educational materials, preservation programs, capital improvements for the portion of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park that is located in North Carolina, and operating expenses of the Great Smoky Mountains National Park.

(1g)(4) Friends of the Appalachian Trail. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to The Appalachian Trail Conference to be used for educational materials, preservation programs, trail maintenance, trailway and viewshed acquisitions, trailway and viewshed easement acquisitions, capital improvements for the portions of the Appalachian Trail and connecting trails that are located in North Carolina, and related administrative and operating expenses.

(1i)(5)  North Carolina State Parks. - One-half of the revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to Natural Heritage Trust Fund established under G.S. 113-77.7, and the remaining revenue shall be transferred quarterly to the Parks and Recreation Trust Fund established under G.S. 113-44.15.

(6)        "Old Baldy," Bald Head Island Lighthouse. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the Old Baldy Foundation, Inc., for its programs in support of the Bald Head Island Lighthouse.

(1j)(7)  The North Carolina Aquariums. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the North Carolina Aquarium Society, Inc., for its programs in support of the North Carolina Aquariums.

(1m)(8)      The North Carolina Arboretum. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to The North Carolina Arboretum Society and used to help the Society obtain grants for the North Carolina Arboretum and for capital improvements to the North Carolina Arboretum.

(1p)(9) The North Carolina Maritime Museum. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to Friends of the Museum, North Carolina Maritime Museum, Inc., to be used for educational programs and conservation programs and for operating expenses of the North Carolina Maritime Museum.

(1t)(10)  The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the Friends of the North Carolina State Museum of Natural Sciences for its programs in support of the museum.

(2)(11) The North Carolina Zoological Society. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to The North Carolina Zoological Society, Incorporated, to be used for educational programs and conservation programs at the North Carolina Zoo at Asheboro and for operating expenses of the North Carolina Zoo at Asheboro.

(12)      U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission. - The revenue derived from the special plate shall be transferred quarterly to the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission to be used for educational programs and preservation programs on the U.S.S. North Carolina (BB-55) and for operating expenses of the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission."

SECTION 7.  G.S. 20-81.12 is amended by adding the following new subsections to read:

"(b73)  American Red Cross. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for an "American Red Cross" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "American Red Cross" plates to the Triangle Area Chapter of the American Red Cross to be used to fund disaster relief, health and safety services, blood services, services to military families, capital improvements on facilities located within the State, and related administrative and operating costs.

(b74)    ARTS NC. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the ARTS NC plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of ARTS NC plates to ARTS North Carolina, Inc., to provide funding to promote the arts in North Carolina.

(b75)    Arthritis Foundation. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for an Arthritis Foundation plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Arthritis Foundation plates to The Arthritis Foundation, Inc., to fund arthritis research grants.

(b76)    Battle of Kings Mountain. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Battle of Kings Mountain" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Battle of Kings Mountain" plates by transferring fifty percent (50%) to the Kings Mountain Tourism Development Authority and fifty percent (50%) to Kings Mountain Gateway Trails, Inc., to be used to develop tourism to the area and provide safe and adequate trails for visitors to the park.

(b77)    Battleship North Carolina. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Battleship North Carolina" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Battleship North Carolina" plates to the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission to provide funding for information and education about the role of the Battleship U.S.S. North Carolina in history and for administrative and operating costs of the U.S.S. North Carolina Battleship Commission.

(b78)    Boy Scouts of America. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Boy Scouts of America" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Boy Scouts of America" plates to the Old Hickory Council of the Boy Scouts of America, where the proceeds will be divided equally among the Boy Scouts of America Councils in this State to be used for educational programs, preservation programs, capital improvements on facilities located in this State, and related administrative and operating expenses.

(b79)    Brenner Children's Hospital. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Brenner Children's Hospital" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Brenner Children's Hospital" plates to the NCBH Special Purpose-Pediatric Unit Fund to provide funding for Brenner Children's Hospital.

(b80)    Carolina Raptor Center. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a "Carolina Raptor Center" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Carolina Raptor Center" plates to the Carolina Raptor Center to be used for educational materials, preservation programs, capital improvements for the Carolina Raptor Center, and operating expenses of the Carolina Raptor Center.

(b81)    Carolina Regional Volleyball Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Carolina Regional Volleyball Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of the "Carolina Regional Volleyball Association" plates to the Carolina Regional Volleyball Association to promote and develop the sport of volleyball throughout North Carolina.

(b82)    Carolinas Credit Union Foundation. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Carolinas Credit Union Foundation" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Carolinas Credit Union Foundation" plates to the Carolinas Credit Union Foundation, Inc., for youth-focused programs.

(b83)    Carolinas Golf Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Carolinas Golf Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Carolinas Golf Association" plates to the Carolinas Golf Association to be used to promote amateur golf in North Carolina.

(b84)    Choose Life. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a "Choose Life" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Choose Life" plates to the Carolina Pregnancy Care Fellowship, which shall distribute the money annually to nongovernmental, not-for-profit agencies that provide pregnancy services that are limited to counseling and/or meeting the physical needs of pregnant women. Funds received pursuant to this section shall not be distributed to any agency, organization, business, or other entity that provides, promotes, counsels, or refers for abortion and shall not be distributed to any entity that charges women for services received.

(b85)    Coastal Land Trust. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Coastal Land Trust" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of the "Coastal Land Trust" plates to the North Carolina Coastal Land Trust to be used to acquire open space and natural areas, to ensure conservation education, to promote good land stewardship, to set aside lands for conservation, and for other administrative and operating costs.

(b86)    Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE of North Carolina. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE of North Carolina" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of the "Concerned Bikers Association/ABATE of North Carolina" plates to the Department of Public Instruction to support the driver training and safety education program established pursuant to G.S. 115C-215 and to support motorcycle safety and awareness training as part of the driver training program.

(b87)    Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden" plates to the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden Foundation, Inc., to provide funding for the Daniel Stowe Botanical Garden outreach program.

(b88)    Donate Life. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Donate Life" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Donate Life" plates to Donate Life North Carolina to be divided equally among Donate Life North Carolina and each of the transplant centers in North Carolina to include Bowman Gray Medical Center, Carolinas Medical Center, Duke University, East Carolina University, and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. The transplant centers shall use all of the proceeds received from this plate to provide funding for expenses incurred by needy families, recipients, and expenses related to organ donation.

(b89)    Farmland Preservation. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Farmland Preservation" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Farmland Preservation" plates to the North Carolina Agricultural Development and Farmland Preservation Trust Fund established pursuant to G.S. 106-744.

(b90)    First in Turf. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "First in Turf" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "First in Turf" plates to the Center for Environmental Turfgrass Research at North Carolina State University for its programs.

(b91)    Girl Scouts. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Girl Scouts" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Girl Scouts" plates to the Girl Scouts North Carolina Coastal Pines, where the proceeds will be divided equally among the officially chartered Girl Scout Councils in this State to be used for educational programs, preservation programs, capital improvements on facilities located in this State, and related administrative and operating expenses.

(b92)    Green Industry Council. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the Green Industry Council plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Green Industry Council plates to the Green Industry Council to be used to provide an umbrella of advocacy for green industry issues, the promotion of the green industry, and educational activities.

(b93)    Greensboro Symphony Guild. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the Greensboro Symphony Guild plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Greensboro Symphony Guild plates to the Greensboro Symphony Guild, Inc., to be used to support educational programs offered by the Greensboro Symphony Orchestra.

(b94)    Home of American Golf. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Home of American Golf" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Home of American Golf" plates to the Given Memorial Library, Inc., to provide funding for the Given Memorial Library - The Tufts Archives.

(b95)    Jaycees. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Jaycees" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Jaycees" plates to the North Carolina JCI Senate, Inc., to be used to support and underwrite Jaycee activities in North Carolina.

(b96)    Kappa Alpha Order. - The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Kappa Alpha Order plates to the Kappa Alpha Order Educational Foundation to provide educational and leadership opportunities for students attending North Carolina colleges and universities.

(b97)    Morgan Horse Club. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a Morgan Horse Club plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Morgan Horse Club plates to the Morgan Horse Club to support the mission of the Virginia-Carolinas Morgan Horse Club, Inc., to promote Morgan horses in North Carolina.

(b98)    Mountains-to-Sea Trail. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Mountains-to-Sea Trail" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Mountains-to-Sea Trail" plates to the Friends of the Mountains-to-Sea Trail, Inc., to be used to fund trail projects and related administrative and operating expenses.

(b99)    Native American. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Native American" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Native American" plates to the Native American College Fund for scholarships to be awarded to Native American students from North Carolina.

(b100)  NC Beekeepers. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Beekeepers" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Beekeepers" plates to North Carolina State University for research on the importance of bees to agriculture and the State's agricultural economy.

(b101)  NC Civil War. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Civil War" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Civil War" plates to the North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources, Division of Archives and History, to provide funding to acquire, interpret, and preserve North Carolina's Civil War history.

(b102)  NC Fisheries Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a "NC Fisheries Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Fisheries Association" plates to the NC Fisheries Association to facilitate the promotion of North Carolina families, heritage, and seafood through accessible data about the ever-changing commercial fishing industry.

(b103)  NC Horse Council. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Horse Council" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Horse Council" plates to the North Carolina Horse Council, Inc., to promote and enhance the equine industry in North Carolina.

(b104)  NC Mining. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Mining" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Mining" plates to the North Carolina Gold Foundation, Inc., to provide funding for information and education about mining in North Carolina.

(b105)  NC Veterinary Medical Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Veterinary Medical Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Veterinary Medical Association" plates to the Friends of NCVMA Foundation, Inc., to be used to provide compassionate, quality health care for all animals, to protect the health of the public, to strengthen the human-animal bond, and to provide advanced continuing education for the public.

(b106)  NC Victim Assistance Network. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a "NC Victim Assistance Network" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Victim Assistance Network" plates to the NC Victim Assistance Network to support the mission of the NC Victim Assistance Network to provide support and information for crime victims across the State and to advocate for their fair treatment.

(b107)  NC Wildlife Federation. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Wildlife Federation" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Wildlife Federation" plates to the North Carolina Wildlife Federation, Inc., to provide funding for a grassroots program to involve anglers, hunters, and wildlife enthusiasts in conservation issues affecting North Carolina.

(b108)  NC Youth Soccer Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "NC Youth Soccer Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "NC Youth Soccer Association" plates to the North Carolina Youth Soccer Association to be used to promote the sport of soccer in North Carolina.

(b109)  North Carolina Emergency Management Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "North Carolina Emergency Management Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "North Carolina Emergency Management Association" plates to the North Carolina Emergency Management Association to be used for training and education purposes.

(b110)  North Carolina Master Gardener. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "North Carolina Master Gardener" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "North Carolina Master Gardener" plates to the Master Gardener's Endowment Fund maintained by the Agricultural Foundation of North Carolina State University to be used for educational programs by trained volunteers who work in partnership with their county Cooperative Extension offices to extend information in consumer horticulture.

(b111)  Outer Banks Preservation Association. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for an "Outer Banks Preservation Association" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Outer Banks Preservation Association" plates to the Outer Banks Preservation Association to facilitate the protection of the public's right to access beaches in North Carolina.

(b112)  Pamlico-Tar River Foundation. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Pamlico-Tar River Foundation" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Pamlico-Tar River Foundation" plates to the Pamlico-Tar River Foundation, Inc., to provide funding for the cleanup, preservation, and oversight of the Pamlico and Tar Rivers, and their watersheds and basins.

(b113)  P.E.O. Sisterhood. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "P.E.O. Sisterhood" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "P.E.O. Sisterhood" plates to P.E.O. International to be used for scholarships for young women.

(b114)  Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity" plates to the Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., to provide funding for scholarships, education, and professional development, or similar programs. None of the proceeds from this special plate may be distributed to any board member as compensation or as an honorarium.

(b115)  Piedmont Airlines. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a "Piedmont Airlines" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Piedmont Airlines" plates to Piedmont Silver Eagles Charitable Funds, Inc., to be used for scholarships and family assistance for Piedmont Airlines employees and their families, including surviving spouses and dependents, suffering economic hardship.

(b116)  Retired Legislator. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a Retired Legislator plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of Retired Legislator plates to the State Capitol Foundation, Inc., to be used to provide support for the mission and goals of the foundation.

(b117)  Ronald McDonald House. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Ronald McDonald House" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Ronald McDonald House" plates to Ronald McDonald House Charities of North Carolina, Inc., to be used for Ronald McDonald Houses located within North Carolina and related administrative and operating expenses.

(b118)  S.T.A.R. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "S.T.A.R." plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "S.T.A.R." plates to Save the Animals Rescue, Inc., to provide funding to rescue distressed horses.

(b119)  Support NC Education. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Support NC Education" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Support NC Education" plates to the Board of Governors of The University of North Carolina to be used to provide scholarship funding at the 16 constituent universities of The University of North Carolina.

(b120)  Support Soccer. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Support Soccer" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Support Soccer" plates to the North Carolina Soccer Hall of Fame, Inc., to provide funding to promote the sport of soccer in North Carolina.

(b121)  Sustainable Fisheries. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Sustainable Fisheries" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Sustainable Fisheries" plates to the Center for Marine Sciences and Technology to support research, undergraduate and graduate student training, and education outreach in support of sustainable fisheries in North Carolina.

(b122)  Toastmasters Club. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Toastmasters Club" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of the "Toastmasters Club" plates to Toastmasters International to be used to help North Carolinians communicate more effectively, improve presentation skills, and develop leadership potential.

(b123)  Topsail Island Shoreline Protection. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Topsail Island Shoreline Protection" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Topsail Island Shoreline Protection" plates proportionately to the Town of North Topsail Beach, the Town of Surf City, and the Town of Topsail Beach to be used for support of the Topsail Island Shoreline Protection Committee and beach nourishment programs or projects for the three towns on Topsail Island.

(b124)  Travel and Tourism. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for the "Travel and Tourism" plate before the plate may be developed. The Division shall transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of "Travel and Tourism" plates to the Division of Tourism, Film, and Sports Development to be used for programs in support of travel and tourism in North Carolina.

(b125)  USO of NC. - The Division must receive 300 or more applications for a USO of NC plate before the plate may be developed. The Division must transfer quarterly the money in the Collegiate and Cultural Attraction Plate Account derived from the sale of USO of NC plates to the United Services Organization of North Carolina to support the mission of the United Services Organization in North Carolina to lead the way to enriching the lives of America's military in North Carolina."

SECTION 8.  Chapter 20 of the General Statutes is amended by adding a new section to read:

" 20-79.8.  Expiration of special registration plate authorization.

(a)        Expiration. - A special registration plate authorized pursuant to G.S. 20-79.4 shall expire, as a matter of law, on July 1 of the second calendar year following the year in which the special plate was authorized if the number of required applications for the authorized special plate has not been received by the Division. The Division shall not accept applications for nor advertise any special registration plate that has expired pursuant to this section.

(b)        Notification. - The Division shall notify the Revisor of Statutes in writing, not later than July 15 of each year, which special registration plate authorizations have expired as a matter of law pursuant to subsection (a) of this section. The Division shall publish a copy of the written notification sent to the Revisor of Statutes pursuant to this subsection on a Web site maintained by the Division or the Department of Transportation.

(c)        Revisor of Statutes Responsibilities. - Upon notification of expiration of the authorization for any special registration plate by the Division pursuant to this section, the Revisor of Statutes shall verify that the authorization for each special registration plate listed has expired and shall notate such expiration in the applicable statutes. If an authorization for a special registration plate listed in G.S. 20-79.4 expires, the Revisor of Statutes shall revise the subdivision referring to the special registration plate to leave the name of the special registration plate authorized and the date the special registration plate's authorization expired. If an authorization for a special registration plate listed in G.S. 20-79.4 expires, the Revisor of Statutes shall also make corresponding changes to reflect the expiration of the special registration plate's authorization, if applicable, in G.S. 20-63(b), 20-79.7, and 20-81.12."

SECTION 9.  Notwithstanding Section 8 of this act, any special registration plate authorized in G.S. 20-79.7, prior to July 1, 2011, shall expire, as a matter of law, on July 1, 2013, if the number of applications required for the production of the special registration plate has not been received by the Division of Motor Vehicles on or before that date. Upon notification of expiration of the authorization for any special plate by the Division pursuant to this section, the Revisor of Statutes shall verify that the authorization for each special registration plate listed has expired and shall notate such expiration in the applicable statutes. If an authorization for a special registration plate listed in G.S. 20-79.4 expires, the Revisor of Statutes shall revise the subdivision referring to the special registration plate to leave the name of the special plate authorized and the date the special registration plate's authorization expired. If an authorization for a special registration plate listed in G.S. 20-79.4 expires, the Revisor of Statutes shall also make corresponding changes to reflect the expiration of the special registration plate's authorization, if applicable, in G.S. 20-63(b), 20-79.7, and 20-81.12.

SECTION 10.  The Revisor of Statutes is authorized to alphabetize, number, and renumber the special registration plates listed in G.S. 20-79.4 to ensure that all the special registration plates are listed in alphabetical order and numbered accordingly.

SECTION 11.  Section 8 of this act becomes effective July 1, 2011. The remainder of this act is effective when it becomes law. The changes made by Section 1 of this act shall not be construed to require the recall of an existing full-color special license plate issued to a registered owner of a motor vehicle, but no additional or replacement full-color special license plates may be issued on or after the effective date of this act.