Note To §§1,2
P.L. 1997, CHAPTER 289, approved January 8, 1998
Senate, No. 696
An Act concerning license plate emblems 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. A person who is an active member of the United States Submarine Veterans may affix a submarine veterans emblem which has been approved by the Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles to a license plate issued 1to that submarine veteran pursuant to the provisions of P.L.1987, c.374 (C.39:3-27.35 et seq.) for a motor vehicle owned or leased by that member.
b. The surviving spouse of a person authorized to display an emblem pursuant to subsection a. of this section may display the emblem on a motor vehicle owned or leased by the surviving spouse.
2. The Director of the Division of Motor Vehicles may promulgate rules and regulations governing the use, design, materials and placement of submarine veterans emblems on license plates issued for motor vehicles owned or leased by active members of the United States Submarine Veterans.
3. This act shall take effect 60 days after enactment except that section 2 shall take effect immediately.
This bill would permit New Jersey members of the United States Submarine Veterans to affix the twin dolphin emblem on a special license plate issued to a submarine veteran pursuant to P.L.1987, c.374 (C.39:3-27.35 et seq.). This emblem signifies the owner is a qualified submarine sailor.
The bill requires that the emblem be affixed to a special submarine veteran license plate. The bill permits a surviving spouse to display the emblem on the license plates of a vehicle owned by the surviving spouse.
The bill also gives the Director of Motor Vehicles the discretion to adopt rules and regulations governing the use of the emblems.
Permits submarine veterans to affix emblem to license plate.