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8-1,161. Support Kansas arts license plate; procedure; requirements. (a) Any owner or lessee of one or more passenger vehicles or trucks registered for a gross weight of not more than 20,000 pounds who is a resident of Kansas, upon compliance with the provisions of this section, may be issued one support Kansas arts license plate for each such passenger vehicle or truck. Such license plates shall be issued for the same time as other license plates upon proper registration and payment of the regular license fee as provided in K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto, and either the payment to the county treasurer of the logo use royalty payment established by the commission or the presentation of the annual logo use authorization statement provided for in subsection (b).

(b) The Kansas creative arts industries commission, created under K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 74-5207, and amendments thereto, may authorize the use of their logo to be affixed on license plates as provided by this section. Any royalty payment derived from this section shall be credited to the Kansas creative arts industries commission special gifts fund and shall be used in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 2016 Supp. 74-5208, and amendments thereto. Any motor vehicle owner or lessee may annually apply to the commission for the use of such logo. Upon annual application and payment to either: (1) The commission in an amount of not less than $25 nor more than $100 as a logo use royalty payment for each license plate to be issued, the commission shall issue to the motor vehicle owner or lessee, without further charge, a logo use authorization statement, which shall be presented by the motor vehicle owner or lessee at the time of registration; or (2) the county treasurer of the logo use royalty payment for each license plate to be issued.

(c) Any applicant for a support Kansas arts license plate may make application for such plates not less than 60 days prior to such person's renewal of registration date, on a form prescribed and furnished by the director of motor vehicles, and any applicant for the support Kansas arts license plates shall either provide the annual logo use authorization statement provided for in subsection (b) or pay to the county treasurer the logo use royalty payment established by the commission. Application for registration of a passenger vehicle or truck and issuance of the license plate under this section shall be made by the owner or lessee in a manner prescribed by the director of vehicles upon forms furnished by the director.

(d) No registration or support Kansas arts license plate issued under this section shall be transferable to any other person.

(e) The director of vehicles may transfer support Kansas arts license plates from a leased vehicle to a purchased vehicle.

(f) Renewals of registration under this section shall be made annually, upon payment of the fee prescribed in subsection (a), in the manner prescribed in subsection (b) of K.S.A. 8-132, and amendments thereto. No renewal of registration shall be made to any applicant until such applicant provides to the county treasurer either the annual logo use authorization statement provided for in subsection (b) or the payment of the annual logo use royalty payment established by the commission. If such logo use authorization statement is not presented at the time of registration or faxed by the commission, or the annual logo use royalty payment is not made to the county treasurer, the applicant shall be required to comply with K.S.A. 8-143, and amendments thereto, and return the support Kansas arts license plate to the county treasurer of such person's residence.

(g) The Kansas creative arts industries commission shall:

(1) Pay the initial cost of silk-screening for such support Kansas arts license plates; and

(2) provide to all county treasurers a toll-free telephone number where applicants can call the Kansas creative arts industries commission for information concerning the application process or the status of their license plate application.

(h) The Kansas creative arts industries commission, with the approval of the director of vehicles and subject to the availability of materials and equipment, shall design a plate to be issued under the provisions of this section.

(i) As a condition of receiving the support Kansas arts license plate and any subsequent registration renewal of such plate, the applicant must provide consent to the division authorizing the division's release of motor vehicle record information, including the applicant's name, address, royalty payment amount, plate number and vehicle type to the Kansas creative arts industries commission.

(j) Annual royalty payments collected by county treasurers under this section shall be remitted to the state treasurer in accordance with the provisions of K.S.A. 75-4215, and amendments thereto. Upon receipt of each such remittance the state treasurer shall deposit the entire amount in the state treasury to the credit of the Kansas creative arts industries commission special gifts fund.

History: L. 2009, ch. 89, § 1; L. 2012, ch. 130, § 16; L. 2013, ch. 133, § 1; July 1.

Section was amended twice in the 2012 session, see also 8-1,161a.



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