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(123rd General Assembly)(Amended House Bill Number 476)
To amend section 4503.182 of the Revised Code to
require temporary license placards to bear a
distinctive combination of seven letters, numerals, or letters and
numerals and incorporate a security feature that prevents
tampering with any of the information that is entered upon a
placard when it is issued.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the State of Ohio:
SECTION 1 . That section 4503.182 of the Revised Code be amended
to read as follows:
Sec. 4503.182. (A)
Purchasers A purchaser of a motor
vehicles vehicle, upon
application and proof of purchase of such the vehicle, may be
a temporary license placard or windshield sticker for such the
The purchaser of a vehicle applying for a temporary license
placard or windshield sticker under this section shall execute an
affidavit stating that
he the purchaser has not been
current registration year a license plate registration that could
legally be transferred to such vehicle.
Placards or windshield stickers shall be issued only for
the applicant's use of
such the vehicle to enable him
applicant to legally operate the motor vehicle while proper title
license plate plates, and a certificate of registration
is are being obtained, and shall be displayed on no
other motor vehicle.
Placards or windshield stickers issued under this section
shall be are valid for a period of thirty days from date of
and shall are not be transferable or renewable.
The fee for such placards or windshield stickers
shall be is
two dollars plus a fee of two dollars and twenty-five cents for
each such placard issued by a deputy registrar.
(B) The registrar of motor vehicles may issue to a
motorized bicycle dealer or a licensed motor vehicle dealer
temporary license placards to be issued to purchasers for use on
vehicles sold by
such the licensed dealer, in accordance with
prescribed by the registrar. The dealer shall notify the
registrar within forty-eight hours of proof of issuance on a form
prescribed by the registrar.
The fee for each such placard issued by the registrar to
such a licensed motor vehicle dealer shall be is
two dollars plus a fee of two
dollars and twenty-five cents.
(C) The registrar of motor vehicles
may, at his the
discretion, may issue a temporary license placard. Such a
be issued in the case of extreme hardship encountered by a
citizen from this state or another state who has attempted to
comply with all registration laws, but for extreme circumstances
is unable to properly register his the citizen's vehicle.
Prior to July 1, 1985, the the registrar shall adopt
rules, in accordance with division (B) of section 111.15 of the
Revised Code, to specify the procedures for reporting the
information from applications for temporary license placards or
and windshield stickers and for providing the information from these
applications to law enforcement agencies.
(E) Temporary license
placards issued under this section shall bear a distinctive combination of
letters, numerals, or letters and numerals, and shall incorporate
a security feature that, to the greatest degree possible, prevents tampering
with any of the information that is entered upon a placard when it is issued.
(F) As used in this section, "motorized bicycle dealer"
means any person engaged in the business of selling at retail,
displaying, offering for sale, or dealing in motorized bicycles
who is not subject to section 4503.09 of the Revised Code.
SECTION 2 . That existing section 4503.182 of the Revised Code is hereby