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A. A person may apply for personalized special plates for any vehicle the person owns or leases or as a gift for the owner or lessee of a vehicle by indicating on the application the letters, numbers or combination of letters and numbers requested as a registration number. The department shall determine the number of positions allowed on the personalized special plates. The personalized special plates shall not conflict with existing plates and shall not duplicate registration numbers. The department may refuse to issue or may suspend, cancel or revoke any combination of letters or numbers or any combination of letters and numbers that carries connotations that are offensive to good taste and decency, any combination that is misleading or any combination that duplicates other plates.
B. If a person who has been issued personalized special plates sells, trades or otherwise releases ownership of the vehicle on which the plates have been displayed and relinquishes the plates to the new owner of the vehicle, the person shall release the person's priority to the letters, numbers or combination of letters and numbers that is displayed on the personalized special plates in the manner prescribed by the director. The person to whom the plates are relinquished shall apply to the department for issuance of the plates to the new applicant.