Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives
in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same,
SECTION 1. Section 34P of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 1994 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "vehicle", in line 15, the following words:- or when said registration plates are affixed to any vehicle or are in the possession or custody of any individual whether on a public way or private property.
SECTION 2. Said section 34P of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 18, the figure "34H" and inserting in place thereof the following words:- thirty-four H; provided, however, that municipal law enforcement agencies shall have the primary authority and responsibility to seize revoked registration plates within the limits of their jurisdiction; and, provided further, that no provision of this section shall prevent a state law enforcement official from seizing a revoked registration plate when in the performance of his duties.