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- Alaska Statutes.
- Title 28. Motor Vehicles
- Chapter 10. Vehicle Registration, Liens, and Title
- Section 161. Registration Plates to Be Furnished By Department.
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AS 28.10.161. Registration Plates to Be Furnished By Department.
- (a) Except for a vehicle registered under AS 28.10.152
, the department, upon registering a vehicle, shall issue the owner one fully reflectorized registration plate for a
trailer or a motorcycle and two fully reflectorized registration plates for every other vehicle. Except as specifically
provided in AS 28.10.181
, the plate or plates must remain with the vehicle as long as the vehicle is subject to registration under this
- (b) Every passenger vehicle registration plate issued by the department after January 1, 2008, except as specifically provided in AS 28.10.181
, shall have displayed upon it
- (1) a design and color commemorating the 50th anniversary of Alaska's statehood and admittance
into the United States; in determining the design and color of the registration plate, the commissioner shall consult
with the Alaska Statehood Celebration Commission;
- (2) the registration number assigned to the vehicle for which it is issued;
- (3) the name of this state, which may be abbreviated; and
- (4) the registration year number or expiration date for which time it is validated; the
registration year number or expiration date may be part of the license plate or contained on a suitable sticker or tab
device issued by the department; however, only one sticker or tab device may be issued for each pair of plates, and the
sticker or tab device must be affixed to the rear plate.
- (c) The department may not adopt a new or altered passenger vehicle registration plate unless it substantially embodies
the specifications of this section.
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