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28-2468. Humanitarian services special plates; fund
A. If, by December 31, 2019, a person pays $32,000 to the department for the implementation of this section, the department shall issue humanitarian services special plates. The person that provides the $32,000 shall design the humanitarian services special plates. The design and color of the humanitarian services special plates are subject to the approval of the department. The director may allow a request for humanitarian services 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 humanitarian services special plates.
B. Of the $25 fee required by section 28-2402 for the original special plates and for renewal of special plates, $8 is a special plate administration fee and $17 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 humanitarian services special plate fund established by this section.
D. The humanitarian services special plate fund is established consisting of monies deposited pursuant to this section. The director shall administer the fund. The first $32,000 in the fund shall be reimbursed to the person that paid the implementation fee to the department pursuant to subsection A of this section. Not more than ten percent of monies deposited in the fund annually shall be used for the cost of administering the fund. Monies in the fund are continuously appropriated.
E. The director shall annually allocate monies from the fund, excluding administrative fees, to a charitable organization that is qualified under section 501(c)(3) of the United States internal revenue code for federal income tax purposes and that meets all of the following:
1. Was founded in 1917 by a resident of this state.
2. Has almost one million five hundred thousand members worldwide.
3. Is the largest nongovernmental entity in the world.
4. Is the only nongovernmental entity with a presence at the United Nations.
5. Has a mission to learn, discover, act and celebrate.
6. Focuses on vision, youth, disaster relief, humanitarian aid, diabetes, hunger, the environment and childhood cancer.
F. The monies distributed pursuant to subsection E of this section shall be used for the following:
1. Summer camp programs for special needs children and adults.
2. Vision and hearing services.
3. Maintaining and operating the charitable organization's memorial and visitor center.
4. Community service projects.
5. Senior care facilities.
G. On notice from the director, the state treasurer shall invest and divest monies in the fund as provided in section 35-313, and monies earned from investment shall be credited to the fund.