Motor and Other vehicles
Registration of Vehicles
§ 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.)