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SECTION 403-B
Sales of special number or distinctive license plates by certain dealers
Vehicle & Traffic (VAT) CHAPTER 71, TITLE 4, ARTICLE 14
§ 403-b. Sales of special number or distinctive license plates by
certain dealers. 1. A dealer, retail dealer, new motor vehicle dealer or
qualified dealer holding a certificate of registration issued pursuant
to section four hundred fifteen of this title shall be authorized to
obtain or order special number or distinctive license plates for a
purchaser of a vehicle from such dealer in return for a processing fee
not to exceed five dollars. Such dealer shall not be required to secure
a license pursuant to section three hundred ninety-five of this chapter.

2. The commissioner is hereby authorized to promulgate rules and
regulations necessary to implement the provisions of this section
including, but not limited to, the provision of a credit for number
plates or other interim or temporary plates issued in advance of the
receipt of the special number or distinctive plate, and the requirement
that dealers authorized by this section disclose the initial and annual
fees applicable to any special number and distinctive plates that are
ordered. The processing fee authorized in subdivision one of this
section shall apply only upon orders of special or distinctive plates
and shall be in addition to any other fee or fees authorized by
regulation and charged by such dealers for obtaining motor vehicle
registrations and/or titles.