4503.59 Pearl Harbor license plates.

The owner or lessee of any passenger car, noncommercial motor vehicle, recreational vehicle, or other vehicle of a class approved by the registrar of motor vehicles who is certified by the Pearl Harbor survivors association as having survived the attack on Pearl Harbor may apply to the registrar for the registration of the vehicle and issuance of Pearl Harbor license plates. The application for Pearl Harbor license plates may be combined with a request for a special reserved license plate under section 4503.40 or 4503.42 of the Revised Code. Upon receipt of the completed application, presentation by the applicant of documentation issued by the Pearl Harbor survivors association certifying that the applicant survived the attack on Pearl Harbor, and compliance by the applicant with this section, the registrar shall issue to the applicant the appropriate vehicle registration and a set of Pearl Harbor license plates with 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, Pearl Harbor license plates shall be inscribed with the words "Pearl Harbor" and a symbol or logo designed by the Pearl Harbor survivors association and approved by the registrar. Pearl Harbor license plates shall bear county identification stickers that identify the county of registration by name or number.

Pearl Harbor license plates and validation stickers shall be issued upon payment of the regular license fee required by section 4503.04 of the Revised Code, payment of any local motor vehicle license tax levied under Chapter 4504. of the Revised Code, and compliance with all other applicable laws relating to the registration of motor vehicles. If the application for Pearl Harbor license plates is combined with a request for a special reserved license plate under section 4503.40 or 4503.42 of the Revised Code, the license plates and validation sticker shall be issued upon payment of the fees and taxes contained in this section and the additional fee prescribed under section 4503.40 or 4503.42 of the Revised Code.

Effective Date: 02-12-2001; 09-29-2005