(a)(1) The owner of any vehicle described in paragraph (a)(2) of this section may
apply to the Department for assignment to that vehicle of a special Operation Desert
Storm veterans registration number; provided however, that the owner of the vehicle
must possess official documentation which indicates that such owner is a veteran of
Operation Desert Storm.
(2) This section applies only to:
a. A private passenger vehicle;
b. A truck with a 3/4-ton or less manufacturer's rated capacity; or
c. A van with a 3/4-ton or less manufacturer's rated capacity.
(b) Special registration may be issued by the Department under this section if the
United States Department of Defense certifies that the applicant is a veteran of Operation
(c) No fee in addition to the annual registration fee otherwise required by this title
is required for registration under this section; provided however, that an original
application under this section be subject to a $10 administrative fee, which shall
be deposited into a special fund and used by the Division of Motor Vehicles for the
purpose of administering this section and to fund Department projects notwithstanding
the provisions of Chapters 13 and 14 of Title 2 to the contrary.
(d) Only 1 such plate shall be issued to an applicant.
(e) The Department shall reserve sufficient special license plates including the letters
“ODS” and numbered consecutively beginning with the numeral “1” as are necessary to
implement this section.
(f) Upon receipt by the Department of information that the individual to whom the
special plate has been issued is deceased, the surviving spouse may transfer the plate
to a vehicle owned by the spouse that meets the requirements of paragraph (a)(2) of
this section as a valid registration plate. No fee in addition to the annual registration fee otherwise required by this title
is required for registration. If no spouse exists at the time the Department receives information regarding the
death of the individual to whom the special plate was issued, the Department shall
write to the representative of that person's estate, requesting that such plate be
returned to the Department within 90 days.
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