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§17A-10-14. Registration plate for amateur radio station operators; fees; rules and forms.

(a) Any owner of a motor vehicle who is a resident of the State of West Virginia, and who holds an unrevoked and unexpired official amateur radio station license and/or amateur class operators' license issued by the federal communications commission, may apply for a special registration plate for a Class A motor vehicle which, in lieu of the registration numbers required by this article, shall be inscribed with the official amateur radio call letters of the applicant as assigned by the federal communications commission.

(b) Each application shall be accompanied by proof of ownership of the amateur radio station license; proof of compliance with the motor vehicle laws of the state relative to registration and licensing of motor vehicles; payment of the registration, license and other fees required by law; and payment of a special initial application fee in the amount of $10, which is in addition to all other fees required by law. This special fee shall be collected by the division and deposited into a special revolving fund to be used for the purpose of compensating the Division of Motor Vehicles for additional costs and services required in the issuing of the licenses.

(c) The commissioner shall promulgate rules in accordance with the provisions of chapter twenty-nine-a of this code regarding proper forms to be used in making application for the special license plates authorized by this section.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2017 Regular Session
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