Section 4503.40 | Special state reserved license plate numbers and validation stickers - fee.
For each registration renewal with an expiration date before October 1, 2009, and for each initial application for registration received before that date the registrar of motor vehicles shall be allowed a fee not to exceed ten dollars, and for each registration renewal with an expiration date on or after October 1, 2009, and for each initial application for registration received on or after that date the registrar shall be allowed a fee of twenty-five dollars, for each application received by the registrar for special state reserved license plate numbers and the issuing of such licenses, and validation stickers, in the several series as the registrar may designate. The fee shall be in addition to the license tax established by this chapter and, where applicable, Chapter 4504. of the Revised Code. Seven dollars and fifty cents of the fee shall be for the purpose of compensating the bureau of motor vehicles for additional services required in the issuing of such licenses, and the remaining portion of the fee shall be deposited by the registrar into the state treasury to the credit of the state highway safety fund created by section 4501.06 of the Revised Code. The types of motor vehicles for which special state reserved license plates may be issued in accordance with this section shall include at least motorcycles, buses, passenger cars, and noncommercial motor vehicles.