On February 9, 2012, Rep. Kevin Priola and Sen. Lois Tochtrop introduced HB 12-1295 – Concerning the Creation of a Colorado Rockies License Plate, and, In Connection Therewith, Making an Appropriation. This summary is published here courtesy of the Colorado Bar Association’s e-Legislative Report.
The bill creates the Colorado Rockies special license plate. A person becomes eligible to use the plate by donating $52.80 to the Colorado Rockies baseball club foundation. In addition to the normal motor vehicle fees, the plate requires 2 one-time fees of $25. One of the fees is credited to the highway users tax fund and the other to the licensing services cash fund. The bill passed out of the House on March 28. The Senate finance Committee approved the bill on March 29 and sent it to the Appropriations Committee on March 29.
Since this summary, the bill made it through the Appropriations Committee and passed three readings on the Senate floor. It was signed by the Speaker of the House at 4:20 p.m. on April 5 and is now awaiting the governor’s signature.
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