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Nevada Revised Statutes Title 43. Public Safety; Vehicles; Watercraft § 482.377. “Disabled Veteran,” “Disabled Female Veteran” or “Veteran Who Is Disabled” and “Ex-Prisoner of War”

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1. A veteran of the Armed Forces of the United States who, as a result of his or her service:

(a) Has suffered a qualifying service-connected disability and who receives compensation from the United States for the disability is entitled to specially designed license plates that must be inscribed with:

(1) The words “DISABLED VETERAN,” “DISABLED FEMALE VETERAN” or “VETERAN WHO IS DISABLED,” at the option of the veteran;

(2) The international symbol of access, which must comply with any applicable federal standards and must be white on a blue background;  and

(3) A number of characters, including numbers and letters, as determined necessary by the Director.

(b) Has been captured and held prisoner by a military force of a foreign nation is entitled to specially designed license plates inscribed with the words “EX PRISONER OF WAR” and a number of characters, including numbers and letters, as determined necessary by the Director.

2. A person who qualifies for special license plates pursuant to paragraph (b) of subsection 1, has suffered a qualifying service-connected disability as a result of his or her service in the Armed Forces of the United States and receives compensation from the United States for the disability is entitled to have his or her special license plates issued pursuant to this section inscribed with the international symbol of access, which must comply with any applicable federal standards and must be white on a blue background.

3. Each person who qualifies for special license plates pursuant to this section may apply for not more than two sets of plates.  If the person applies for a second set of plates for an additional vehicle, the second set of plates must have a different number than the first set of plates issued to the same applicant.  Special license plates issued pursuant to this section may be used only on a private passenger vehicle, a noncommercial truck or a motor home.

4. The Department shall issue specially designed license plates for persons qualified pursuant to this section who submit an application on a form prescribed by the Department and, subject to the provisions of NRS 417.0187, evidence of disability, former imprisonment or both, as applicable, required by the Department.

5. A vehicle on which license plates issued by the Department pursuant to this section are displayed is exempt from the payment of any parking fees, including those collected through parking meters, charged by the State or any political subdivision or other public body within the State, other than the United States.

6. If, during a registration year, the holder of a set of special license plates issued pursuant to 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 which meets the requirements of this section and report the change to the Department in accordance with the procedure set forth for other transfers;  or

(b) Within 30 days after removing the plates from the vehicle, return them to the Department.

Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Nevada Revised Statutes Title 43. Public Safety; Vehicles; Watercraft § 482.377. “Disabled Veteran,” “Disabled Female Veteran” or “Veteran Who Is Disabled” and “Ex-Prisoner of War” - last updated January 01, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/nv/title-43-public-safety-vehicles-watercraft/nv-rev-st-482-377/


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