(A) The owner or lessee of any passenger car, noncommercial motor vehicle, recreational vehicle, or vehicle of a class approved by the registrar of motor vehicles who is a member in good standing of the civil air patrol may apply to the registrar for the registration of the vehicle and issuance of civil air patrol license plates. The request for the 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 the required evidence that the applicant is a member in good standing of the civil air patrol, and compliance with division (B) of this section, the registrar shall issue to the applicant the appropriate vehicle registration and a set of civil air patrol 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, civil air patrol license plates shall be inscribed with identifying words and a symbol or logo designed by the civil air patrol and approved by the registrar. Civil air patrol license plates shall bear county identification stickers that identify the county of registration by name or number.
(B) Civil air patrol license plates and a validation sticker, or validation sticker alone, shall be issued upon payment of the regular license tax as prescribed under section 4503.04 of the Revised Code, any applicable motor vehicle tax levied under Chapter 4504. of the Revised Code, any applicable additional fee prescribed by section 4503.40 or 4503.42 of the Revised Code, and a bureau of motor vehicles fee of ten dollars, and compliance with all other applicable laws relating to the registration of motor vehicles.
(C) The registrar shall deposit the bureau of motor vehicles fee, which shall be for the purpose of compensating the bureau for additional services required in the issuing of civil air patrol license plates, into the state treasury to the credit of the state bureau of motor vehicles fund created in section 4501.25 of the Revised Code.
Effective Date: 2007 HB372 03-24-2008