Support for Tule Springs State Park.
1.Except as otherwise provided in subsection 2, the Department, in conjunction with the Ice Age Park Foundation or its successor, shall design, prepare and issue license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park, using any colors that the Department deems appropriate.
2.The Department shall not design, prepare or issue the license plates described in subsection 1 unless:
(a)The Commission on Special License Plates recommends to the Department that the Department approve the design, preparation and issuance of those plates as described in NRS 482.367004; and
(b)A surety bond in the amount of $5,000 is posted with the Department.
3.If the conditions set forth in subsection 2 are met, the Department shall issue license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park for a passenger car or light commercial vehicle upon application by a person who is entitled to license plates pursuant to NRS 482.265 and who otherwise complies with the requirements for registration and licensing pursuant to this chapter. A person may request that personalized prestige license plates issued pursuant to NRS 482.3667 be combined with license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park if that person pays the fees for the personalized prestige license plates in addition to the fees for the license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park pursuant to subsections 4 and 5.
4.The fee for license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park is $35, in addition to all other applicable registration and license fees and governmental services tax. The license plates are renewable upon the payment of $10.
5.In addition to all other applicable registration and license fees and governmental services tax and the fee prescribed pursuant to subsection 4, a person who requests a set of license plates which indicate support for Tule Springs State Park must pay for the initial issuance of the plates an additional fee of $25 and for each renewal of the plates an additional fee of $20, to be deposited in accordance with subsection 6.
6.Except as otherwise provided in NRS 482.38279, the Department shall deposit the fees collected pursuant to subsection 5 with the State Treasurer for credit to the State General Fund. The State Treasurer shall, on a quarterly basis, distribute the fees deposited pursuant to this subsection to the Ice Age Park Foundation or its successor for use in programs, projects and activities in support of Tule Springs State Park.
7.The Department shall promptly release the surety bond that is required to be posted pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 2 if:
(a)The Department, based upon the recommendation of the Commission on Special License Plates, determines not to issue the special license plate; or
(b)It is determined that at least 1,000 special license plates have been issued pursuant to the assessment of the viability of the design of the special license plate conducted pursuant to NRS 482.367008.
8.The provisions of paragraph (a) of subsection 1 of NRS 482.36705 do not apply to license plates described in this section.
9.If, during a registration period, the holder of license plates issued pursuant to the provisions of this section disposes of the vehicle to which the plates are affixed, the holder shall:
(a)Retain the plates and affix them to another vehicle that meets the requirements of this section if the holder pays the fee for the transfer of the registration and any registration fee or governmental services tax due pursuant to NRS 482.399; or
(b)Within 30 days after removing the plates from the vehicle, return them to the Department.
Section 482.37904 — Support for Tule Springs State Park.,