House Bill #7819 (2018)

AN ACT RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES -- REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES -- SPECIAL PLATE FOR RHODE ISLAND BOY SCOUTS

Authorizes a special license plate for Rhode Island Boy Scouts, a nonprofit corporation, and establish the fees and other conditions applicable to its issuance.

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  • 2018 – H 7819
  • 2018 – H 7819 SUBSTITUTE A
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  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • S T A T E O F R H O D E I S L A N D
  • IN GENERAL ASSEMBLY
  • JANUARY SESSION, A.D. 2018
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES – REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES –
  • SPECIAL PLATE FOR RHODE ISLAND BOY SCOUTS
  • Introduced By: Representatives Ucci, Casey, Barros, Edwards, and Nunes
  • Date Introduced: February 28, 2018
  • Referred To: House Finance
  • It is enacted by the General Assembly as follows:
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 31-3 of the General Laws entitled "Registration of Vehicles" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 31-3-117. Special plate for Rhode Island Boy Scouts.
  • (a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available special motor vehicle registration plates for the not-for-profit corporation Rhode Island Boy Scouts. The plates shall be designed to reference Rhode Island Boy Scouts.
  • (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 Rhode Island Boy Scouts motor vehicle plates shall be the same size as regular motor vehicle plates, and shall be designed by the Rhode Island Boy Scouts in conjunction with the division of motor vehicles, with the design approved by the Rhode Island state police.
  • (d) The Rhode Island Boy Scouts 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 Rhode Island Boy Scouts plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order(s) requirements are met. The initial order will be handled by the Rhode Island Boy Scouts, 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.
  • SECTION 1. Chapter 31-3 of the General Laws entitled "Registration of Vehicles" is hereby amended by adding thereto the following section:
  • 31-3-117. Special plate for Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America.
  • (a) The administrator of the division of motor vehicles is empowered to make available special motor vehicle registration plates for the not-for-profit corporation Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America. The plates shall be designed to reference Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America.
  • (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 Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America motor vehicle plates shall be the same size as regular motor vehicle plates, and shall be designed by the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America in conjunction with the division of motor vehicles, with the design approved by the Rhode Island state police.
  • (d) The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America 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 Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America plates shall not be issued unless the minimum order(s) requirements are met. The initial order will be handled by the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, 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 Rhode Island Boy Scouts plates shall be subject to a forty dollar ($40.00) issuance surcharge.
  • (f) In addition to the regular prescribed motor vehicle registration fee, the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America 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 Rhode Island Boy Scouts to assist in the furtherance of its programs in the state of Rhode Island.
  • (h) The Rhode Island Boy Scouts will be required to submit an annual accounting report before such monies are distributed.
  • Twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be allocated to the general fund and the remaining twenty dollars ($20.00) shall be distributed annually to the Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America to assist in the furtherance of its programs in the state of Rhode Island.
  • (h) The Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America will be required to submit an annual accounting report before such monies are distributed.
  • (i) There shall be no refunds for early cancellation of Rhode Island Boy Scout plates.
  • SECTION 2. This act shall take effect upon passage.
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  • EXPLANATION
  • EXPLANATION
  • BY THE LEGISLATIVE COUNCIL
  • OF
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  • A N A C T
  • RELATING TO MOTOR AND OTHER VEHICLES – REGISTRATION OF VEHICLES –
  • SPECIAL PLATE FOR RHODE ISLAND BOY SCOUTS
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  • This act would authorize a special license plate for Rhode Island Boy Scouts, a nonprofit corporation, and establish the fees and other conditions applicable to its issuance.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004890 ========
  • This act would authorize a special license plate for Narragansett Council, Boy Scouts of America, a nonprofit corporation, and establish the fees and other conditions applicable to its issuance.
  • This act would take effect upon passage. ======== LC004890/SUB A ========

Votes

NOTE: Electronic voting records are unofficial and may not be accurate. For an official vote tally, check the House or Senate Journal from the day of the vote.

Floor vote for PASSAGE

June 21, 2018 at 6:17pm
Yeas: 74 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 1 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Rep. Abney Y
Rep. Ackerman Y
Rep. Ajello Y
Rep. Almeida Y
Rep. Amore Y
Rep. Azzinaro Y
Rep. Barros Y
Rep. Bennett Y
Rep. Blazejewski Y
Rep. Canario Y
Rep. Carson Y
Rep. Casey Y
Rep. Casimiro Y
Rep. Chippendale Y
Rep. Corvese Y
Rep. Costantino Y
Rep. Coughlin Y
Rep. Craven Y
Rep. Cunha Y
Rep. Diaz Y
Rep. Donovan NV
Rep. Edwards Y
Rep. Fellela Y
Rep. Filippi Y
Rep. Fogarty Y
Rep. Giarrusso Y
Rep. Handy Y
Rep. Hearn Y
Rep. Hull Y
Rep. Jacquard Y
Rep. Johnston Y
Rep. Kazarian Y
Rep. Keable Y
Rep. Kennedy Y
Rep. Knight Y
Rep. Lancia Y
Rep. Lima Y
Rep. Lombardi Y
Rep. Maldonado Y
Rep. Marshall Y
Rep. Marszalkowski Y
Rep. Mattiello Y
Rep. McEntee Y
Rep. McKiernan Y
Rep. McLaughlin Y
Rep. McNamara Y
Rep. Mendonca Y
Rep. Messier Y
Rep. Morgan Y
Rep. Morin Y
Rep. Nardolillo Y
Rep. Newberry Y
Rep. Nunes Y
Rep. O'Brien Y
Rep. O'Grady Y
Rep. Perez Y
Rep. Phillips Y
Rep. Price Y
Rep. Quattrocchi Y
Rep. Ranglin-Vassell Y
Rep. Regunberg Y
Rep. Roberts Y
Rep. Ruggiero Y
Rep. Serpa Y
Rep. Shanley Y
Rep. Shekarchi Y
Rep. Slater Y
Rep. Solomon Y
Rep. Tanzi Y
Rep. Tobon Y
Rep. Ucci Y
Rep. Vella-Wilkinson Y
Rep. Walsh Y
Rep. Williams Y
Rep. Winfield Y

Floor vote for Passage In Concurrence

June 23, 2018 at 9:42pm
Yeas: 27 / Nays: 0 / Not voting: 10 / Recused: 0
Legislator Vote
Sen. Algiere NV
Sen. Archambault Y
Sen. Calkin Y
Sen. Cano Y
Sen. Ciccone Y
Sen. Conley NV
Sen. Cote NV
Sen. Coyne NV
Sen. Crowley Y
Sen. DaPonte NV
Sen. DiPalma Y
Sen. Euer Y
Sen. Felag NV
Sen. Fogarty Y
Sen. Gallo Y
Sen. Gee NV
Sen. Goldin Y
Sen. Goodwin Y
Sen. Jabour Y
Sen. Lombardi NV
Sen. Lombardo Y
Sen. Lynch Prata Y
Sen. McCaffrey Y
Sen. Metts Y
Sen. Miller Y
Sen. Morgan NV
Sen. Nesselbush Y
Sen. Paolino Y
Sen. Pearson Y
Sen. Picard Y
Sen. Quezada Y
Sen. Raptakis Y
Sen. Ruggerio Y
Sen. Satchell NV
Sen. Seveney Y
Sen. Sheehan Y
Sen. Sosnowski Y