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  • Acts
  • 2002
  • Chapter 124 AN ACT RELATIVE TO VETERAN REGISTRATION PLATES FOR MOTORCYCLES.

Whereas , The deferred operation of this act would tend to defeat its purpose, which is to extend forthwith the right to display certain "VETERAN" registration plates and emblems to qualified owners of motorcycles, therefore it is hereby declared to be an emergency law, necessary for the immediate preservation of the public convenience.


Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Court assembled, and by the authority of the same, as follows:


SECTION 1. Section 2 of chapter 90 of the General Laws, as appearing in the 2000 Official Edition, is hereby amended by inserting after the word "individual", in line 222, the following words:- or a distinctive emblem to be affixed to a "VETERAN" registration plate for a motorcycle owned and principally used by such individual.

SECTION 2. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "plate", in line 224, the following words:- or emblem.

SECTION 3. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "member", in line 230, the following words:- or a distinctive emblem to be affixed to a "VETERAN" registration plate for a motorcycle owned and principally used by such individual.

SECTION 4. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "plates", in lines 233, 381, 426 and 437, the following words:- or emblem.

SECTION 5. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "vehicles", in lines 234, 383, 428 and 438, the following words:- or motorcycles.

SECTION 6. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "recipient", in lines 379 and 424, the following words:- or a distinctive emblem to be affixed to a "VETERAN" registration plate for a motorcycle owned and principally used by such recipient.

SECTION 7. The fifteenth paragraph of said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby amended by adding the following sentence:- For the purposes of this paragraph, the word "motorcycles" shall not include motorized bicycles.

SECTION 8. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "vehicles", in lines 412, 417 and 450, the following words:- and motorcycles.

SECTION 9. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "survivor", in line 435, the following words:- or a distinctive emblem to be affixed to a "VETERAN" registration plate for a motorcycle owned and principally used by such survivor.

SECTION 10. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "of", in line 441, the second time it appears, the following words:- a motorcycle or.

SECTION 11. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by striking out, in line 443, the words "the left side of".

SECTION 12. Said section 2 of said chapter 90, as so appearing, is hereby further amended by inserting after the word "vehicle", in line 452, the following words:- or motorcycle.

Approved May 23, 2002.