Kansas Statutes Annotated
Updated Through the 2013 Legislative Session
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AUTOMOBILES AND OTHER VEHICLES
License plates for members or retired members of Kansas
national guard; application; issuance; nontransferability; design of plate.
8-177a. License plates for members or retired members of Kansas national guard; application; issuance; nontransferability; design of plate. (a) Any owner or lessee of one or more passenger vehicles or trucks registered for a gross weight of not more than 20,000 pounds who is a resident of the state of Kansas, and who is a regularly enlisted or retired, warrant or commissioned member of the Kansas national guard, upon compliance with the provisions of this section, may be issued one distinctive license plate for each such motor vehicle or truck that is not required to be registered with the state corporation commission designating the owner or lessee of such vehicle as a member or retired member of the Kansas national guard. Such license plates shall be issued for the same period of time as other license plates upon proper registration and payment of the regular license fee as provided in K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto.
(b) Any such member or retired member of the Kansas national guard may make application for such distinctive license plates, not less than 60 days prior to such member's renewal of registration date, on a form furnished by the director of vehicles, and any applicant for such distinctive license plates shall furnish the director with such applicant's armed forces of the United States identification card as proof that the applicant is a member or a retired member of the Kansas national guard. Application for the registration of passenger vehicles or trucks and issuance of the distinctive license plates under this section shall be made by the owner or lessee in a manner prescribed by the director of vehicles upon forms furnished by the director.
(c) No registration or distinctive license plate issued under this section shall be transferable to any other person.
(d) Renewals of registration under this section shall be made annually, upon payment of the fee prescribed in subsection (a), in the manner prescribed in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-132, and amendments thereto. No renewal of registration shall be made to any applicant until such applicant has filed with the director a form as provided in subsection (b). If such form is not filed, the applicant shall be required to comply with K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto, and return the distinctive license plates to the county treasurer of such person's residence.
(e) The adjutant general, with the approval of the director of vehicles and subject to the availability of materials and equipment, shall design a distinctive license plate for issuance to members and retired members of the Kansas national guard.
History: L. 1979, ch. 34, § 1; L. 1980, ch. 34, § 3; L. 1982,ch. 38, § 1;L. 1985, ch. 43, § 12;L. 1993, ch. 252, § 3;L. 1997, ch. 79, § 2;L. 1999, ch. 125, § 6; July 1.
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