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Data Current as of: 1/26/2010
** Item was returned for amendment (Attachment G). Updated as Ch. 48 of the Acts of 2009
Section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, most recently amended by section 3 of chapter 407 of the acts of 2008, is hereby further amended by adding the following 2 paragraphs:-
The registrar shall furnish without charge to owners of private passenger motor vehicles who are veterans, as defined in said clause Forty-third of said section 7 of said chapter 4 who have been awarded the Iraqi Freedom Campaign Ribbon and upon presentation of evidence deemed satisfactory by the registrar, distinctive registration plates for one private passenger motor vehicle owned and principally used by such Iraqi Freedom Campaign Ribbon recipient or a distinctive emblem to be affixed to a "VETERAN" registration plate for a motorcycle owned and principally used by such recipient; provided, however, that the surviving spouse of a deceased survivor may elect to retain such distinctive registration plate or emblem for personal use upon payment of the established registration fee for private passenger motor vehicles or motorcycles and an additional annual $20 fee until such time as such spouse remarries or fails to renew or cancels such registration.
The registrar shall furnish without charge to owners of private passenger motor vehicles or motorcycles who have been issued "VETERAN" plates pursuant to this section, a distinctive emblem to be affixed to such plates which identifies service in Operation Enduring Freedom. The surviving spouse of a deceased recipient may elect to retain the distinctive emblem for personal use upon payment of the established registration fee and an additional $20 fee until such time as the spouse remarries or fails to renew or cancels the registration.