§31-3-47  Judiciary Plates. –


Published: 2015

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TITLE 31

Motor and Other vehicles

CHAPTER 31-3

Registration of Vehicles

SECTION 31-3-47



   § 31-3-47  Judiciary plates. –

(a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make

available to each justice of the supreme, superior, family, and district courts

to each judge of the workers' compensation court, the general magistrate of the

family court, and to each judge or magistrate of the traffic tribunal of the

state of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations, so long as that member is

serving, a special motor vehicle registration plate.



   (b) Each special motor vehicle registration plate shall carry

thereon the design and the seal of the state of Rhode Island and Providence

Plantations and the word, "judiciary".



   (c) The special motor vehicle registration plate shall have

consecutive numbers starting with one through the combined number of people

entitled to said plates. Numbers one through five (5) shall be assigned to the

supreme court; numbers six (6) through eight (8) shall be assigned to the

presiding justice of superior court, chief judge of family court, and chief

judge of district court, number nine (9) shall be assigned to the chief judge

of the workers' compensation court; number ten (10) shall be assigned to the

chief magistrate of the traffic tribunal. Each remaining member of the

judiciary, and the remaining members of the workers' compensation court, and

the remaining judges and magistrates of the traffic tribunal and the general

magistrate of the family court will then be awarded a number according to

seniority. The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall reassign

numbers no more than every four (4) years after the initial distribution.



   (d) Each member of the judiciary, workers' compensation

court, the general magistrate of the family court and traffic tribunal, as

provided in this section, shall have the option of displaying at any time that

plate or the private registration plate assigned to his or her vehicle.



   (e) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles shall

issue the judiciary plate upon payment, in addition to the regular prescribed

motor vehicle registration fee, of a service charge of ten dollars ($10.00) for

each issue and for each registration renewal.



History of Section.

(P.L. 1983, ch. 195, § 1; P.L. 1987, ch. 52, § 2; P.L. 1998, ch. 442,

§ 4; P.L. 2008, ch. 1, § 9.)

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