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A. A person applying for initial registration or renewal of registration of a motor vehicle required to be registered pursuant to chapter 7 of this title consents to comply with the financial responsibility verifications conducted by the department pursuant to this article or submits to the suspension of the person's motor vehicle registration and license plate and driver license.
B. The application for registration shall contain a notice to the applicant restating subsection A of this section.
C. Thirty days after the department issues the initial registration and before the renewal of registration, it shall review the vehicle record to determine if the motor vehicle described in the application is in compliance with state financial responsibility requirements. If the review indicates that the motor vehicle is not currently covered by a valid liability insurance policy, the department shall send the registrant a notice of intent to suspend the license plate and registration of the vehicle pursuant to section 28-4149.
D. This section does not apply to a motor vehicle owned by this state or a political subdivision of this state.
E. A person is guilty of a class 2 misdemeanor if the person does any of the following:
1. Forges any evidence of proof of financial responsibility.
2. Signs evidence of proof of financial responsibility without authority.
3. Files or offers for filing a notice or evidence of proof of financial responsibility and knows or has reason to believe that the notice or evidence is forged or signed without authority.