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28-2437. Law enforcement special plates; fund
A. If, by December 31, 2011, an entity described in subsection E of this section pays thirty-two thousand dollars to the department for implementation of this section, the department shall issue law enforcement special plates. The entity that provides the thirty-two thousand dollars shall design the law enforcement special plates. The design and color of the law enforcement special plates are subject to the approval of the department. The director may allow a request for law enforcement special plates to be combined with a request for personalized special plates. If the director allows such a combination, the request shall be in a form prescribed by the director and is subject to the fees for the personalized special plates in addition to the fees required for the law enforcement special plates.
B. Of the twenty-five dollar fee required by section 28-2402 for the original special plates and for renewal of special plates, eight dollars is a special plate administration fee and seventeen dollars is an annual donation.
C. The department shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, all special plate administration fees in the state highway fund established by section 28-6991 and all donations collected pursuant to this section in the law enforcement special plate fund established by this section.
D. The law enforcement special plate fund is established consisting of monies deposited pursuant to this section. The director shall administer the fund. Monies in the fund are continuously appropriated.
E. The director shall annually allocate monies from the fund to the entity in this state that paid the implementation fee to the department pursuant to subsection A of this section. The entity must be an incorporated nonprofit corporation that is qualified under section 501(c)(5) of the United States internal revenue code for federal income tax purposes and must be a professional association that is composed of singular independent police, corrections and detention labor associations in this state and that has a primary mission of representing those associations before the state legislature and local governments on issues that affect the working law enforcement officer, including issues relating to member benefits, member rights, member pay, equipment, legislation and fair treatment.
F. On notice from the director, the state treasurer shall invest and divest monies in the fund as provided by section 35-313, and monies earned from investment shall be credited to the fund.