AN ACT RELATIVE TO CERTAIN DISTINCTIVE REGISTRATION PLATES.
Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
Section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws is hereby
amended by inserting after the word "Star", in line 396, as appearing in the
2002 Official Edition, the following words:- or Distinguished Flying Cross.
Said section 2 of said chapter 90 is hereby amended by
inserting after the word "star", in lines 402 and 403, as so appearing, the
following words:- or Distinguished Flying Cross.
The eighteenth paragraph of said section 2 of said
chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following
sentence:- The surviving spouse of a deceased recipient may elect to retain
the distinctive registration plate and distinctive emblem for personal use upon
payment of the established registration fee and an additional $20 fee until
such time as the spouse remarries or fails to renew or cancels the
Section 2F of said chapter 90
is hereby amended
by striking out the words "; and cities and towns for the purpose of supporting
local programs as organized by a single city or town or a state-wide
organization on behalf of all cities and towns", inserted by section 87 of
chapter 46 of the acts of 2003, and inserting in place thereof the
following words:- the Massachusetts Firefighters Academy Trust Fund; the Power
for the further training of apprentices; the Fallen Firefighter
Memorial Fund to be coordinated by the Professional Firefighters of
Massachusetts; the public school PTO/PTA Public School education fund;
Massachusetts Firefighter Safety Fund; the University of Massachusetts Men's
and Women's varsity gymnastic teams; the Old Colony Club for the purpose of
restoring the Forefathers' monument; The Harvey Ball World Smile Foundation
to benefit the fund for arts, culture and education; motorist safety as it
pertains to bicyclists and sharing the road; the Juvenile Diabetes Research
Foundation for research into treatment and prevention of juvenile diabetes, the
Cape Cod Baseball League; and Mini-Fenway Park, Inc. and cities and towns for
the purpose of supporting local programs as organized by a single city or town.
Said section 2F of said chapter 90 is hereby further
amended by adding the following subsection:-
(d) The registrar shall design, produce, issue and regulate the use of
distinctive registration plates proposed by any agency, charity or nonprofit
organization that has satisfactorily complied with the
conditions and requirements set forth in subsection (a).