Session of 2000
By Committee on Federal and State Affairs

  9             AN  ACT relating to motor vehicles; providing for distinctive license
10             plates for persons who are firefighters.
12       Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Kansas:
13             Section  1. (a) Any owner or lessee of one or more passenger vehicles
14       or trucks of a gross weight of 20,000 pounds or less, who is a resident of
15       the state of Kansas, and who submits satisfactory proof to the director of
16       vehicles, in accordance with rules and regulations adopted by the secre-
17       tary of revenue, that such person is a firefighter, upon compliance with
18       the provisions of this section, may be issued one distinctive license plate
19       for each such passenger vehicle or truck designating such person as a
20       firefighter. Such license plates shall be issued for the same period of time
21       as other license plates upon proper registration and payment of the reg-
22       ular license fee as provided in K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto.
23             (b) Any person who is a firefighter may make application for such
24       distinctive license plates, not less than 60 days prior to such person's
25       renewal of registration date, on a form prescribed and furnished by the
26       director of vehicles, and any applicant for the distinctive license plates
27       shall furnish the director with proof as the director shall require that the
28       applicant is a firefighter. Application for the registration of a passenger
29       vehicle or truck and issuance of the license plates under this section shall
30       be made by the owner or lessee in a manner prescribed by the director
31       of vehicles upon forms furnished by the director.
32             (c) No registration of distinctive license plates issued under the au-
33       thority of this section shall be transferable to any other person.
34             (d) Renewals of registration under this section shall be made an-
35       nually, upon payment of the fee prescribed in subsection (a), in the man-
36       ner prescribed in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-132, and amendments
37       thereto. No renewal of registration shall be made to any applicant until
38       such applicant has filed with the director a form as provided in subsection
39       (b). If such form is not filed, the applicant shall be required to comply
40       with K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto, and return the distinctive
41       license plates to the county treasurer of such person's residence. 
42        Sec.  2. This act shall take effect and be in force from and after its
43       publication in the statute book.