§31-3-95  Special plate for Woonsocket high school arts and athletics. –

Published: 2015

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Motor and Other vehicles


Registration of Vehicles

SECTION 31-3-95

   § 31-3-95  Special plate for Woonsocket

high school arts and athletics. –

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

available special motor vehicle registration plates for the Woonsocket

education department. The plates shall be designed to reference Villa Novan


   (b) The special plate shall be displayed upon the same

registration number assigned to the vehicle for which it was issued, and shall

be used in place of and in the same manner as the registration plates issued to

the vehicle. The original registration plates for the vehicle shall be removed

from the vehicle and returned to the division of motor vehicles. The

registration certificate for the plates shall be carried in the vehicle, in

accordance with § 31-3-9. The registration certificate shall be in effect

for the special plate.

   (c) The Villa Novan Pride motor vehicle plates shall be the

same size as regular motor vehicle plates, and shall be designed by the

Woonsocket education department in conjunction with the division of motor

vehicles, with the design approved by the Rhode Island state police.

   (d) The Villa Novan Pride plates shall be subject to a

minimum pre-paid order of at least nine hundred (900) sets of plates per plate

type (i.e. passenger, commercial, etc.). The Villa Novan Pride plates shall not

be issued unless the minimum order(s) requirements are met. The initial order

will be handled by the Woonsocket education department, and shall not be

submitted to the division of motor vehicles for production until the minimum

order(s) have been met, and the proper paperwork submitted to the division.

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

develop application forms, pre-payment procedures and any other procedures

deemed necessary to carry out the purposes of this section.

   (f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle

registration fee, the Villa Novan Pride plates shall be subject to a forty

dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge.

   (g) The forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge shall be

allocated as follows:

   Twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be allocated to the general

fund and the remaining twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to

the Woonsocket high school arts and athletics program to assist in the fiscal

needs required to maintain and promote arts and athletics at Woonsocket high

school, and to continue in the fostering of Villa Novan Pride throughout the

community. The distribution to the Woonsocket education department shall be

placed in a restricted account and applied to the Woonsocket high school arts

and athletic programs. The superintendant of schools shall supervise the

distribution of said funds.

   (h) The Woonsocket education department will be required to

submit an annual accounting report before such monies are distributed.

   (i) There shall be no refunds for early cancellation of the

Villa Novan Pride plates.

History of Section.

(P.L. 2013, ch. 440, § 1; P.L. 2013, ch. 471, § 1.)

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