Any person who is a member of the Ohio national guard or the reserves of the armed forces of the United States may apply to the registrar of motor vehicles for the registration of any passenger car, noncommercial motor vehicle, recreational vehicle, or other vehicle of a class approved by the registrar that the person owns or leases. The application shall be accompanied by such written evidence that the person is a member of the Ohio national guard or of the reserves as the registrar requires by rule.
Upon receipt of an application for registration of a motor vehicle under this section, presentation of satisfactory evidence of membership in the Ohio national guard or the reserves, and payment of the regular license fees as prescribed under section 4503.04 of the Revised Code and any local motor vehicle license tax levied under Chapter 4504. of the Revised Code, the registrar shall issue to the applicant the appropriate motor vehicle registration and a set of license plates and a validation sticker, or a validation sticker alone when required by section 4503.191 of the Revised Code. In addition to the letters and numbers ordinarily inscribed thereon, the license plates shall be inscribed with identifying words or markings designed by the department of public safety. The license plates shall bear county identification stickers that identify the county of registration by name or number.
Effective Date: 02-12-2001; 09-29-2005; 09-29-2005