ASSEMBLY, No. 2746







By Assemblymen ROCCO, DORIA, Augustine, Bagger, Bateman, Impreveduto and Moran



An Act concerning special registration plates and supplementing chapter 3 of Title 39 of the Revised Statutes.


    Be It Enacted by the Senate and General Assembly of the State of New Jersey:


    1. a. Upon the application of a person who has served as a municipal mayor for one term or longer but who presently does not occupy that position, the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles shall issue special registration plates for a motor vehicle owned or leased by that person. The plates shall be of a design approved by the director and shall convey appropriate recognition of the person's service as a mayor, in addition to containing the markings or identification otherwise required by law.

    b. In addition to the fees otherwise prescribed by law for the registration of motor vehicles, an application for these special plates shall be accompanied by a fee of $50 to defray the cost of producing and distributing the plates. The application also shall be accompanied by proof, in a form specified by the director, that the applicant served as mayor of a municipality in this State for at least one term.


    2. This act shall take effect on the first day of the fourth month following enactment.




    This bill provides for the issuance of special license plates for motor vehicles owned or leased by former municipal mayors. The plates would be available for an additional application fee of $50 to persons who have served at least one term as a mayor in this State. The plates would convey appropriate recognition of the registrant' s service as a mayor.



Authorizes special license plates for former mayors.