<Section operative until Jan. 1, 2027. See, also, § 9105 operative Jan. 1, 2027.>
(a) Except for fees for duplicate license plates, duplicate certificates, or duplicate
cards, the fees specified in this code need not be paid for a vehicle that is of a
type subject to registration under this code, and that is not used for transportation
for hire, compensation, or profit, when owned by any of the following:
(1) A disabled veteran.
(2) A former American prisoner of war.
(3) The surviving spouse of a former American prisoner of war who has elected to retain
the special license plates issued under Section 5101.5.
(4) A Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.
(5) The surviving spouse of a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient who has elected
to retain the special license plates issued under Section 5101.6.
(c)(1) The department may require a disabled veteran applying for an exemption under
this section to submit a certificate signed by a physician and surgeon, or to the
extent that it does not cause a reduction in the receipt of federal aid highway funds,
by a nurse practitioner, certified nurse midwife, physician assistant, chiropractor,
or optometrist, substantiating the disability.
(2) The department may require a person applying for an exemption under this section
for either of the following reasons to do any of the following:
(A) By reason of the person's status as a former prisoner of war, to show, by satisfactory
proof, the person's former prisoner-of-war status.
(B) By reason of the person's status of receiving the Congressional Medal of Honor,
to show, by satisfactory proof, that the person is a Congressional Medal of Honor recipient.
(d) For the purposes of this section, the term “vehicle” means any of the following:
(1) A passenger motor vehicle.
(2) A motorcycle.
(3) A commercial motor vehicle of less than 8,001 pounds unladen weight.
(e) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1, 2027, and as of that
date is repealed.
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