- “Born to Be Wild”
- gray wolf conflict mitigation and prevention
(1)On or before January 1, 2024, or when the department is able to issue the plates, the department shall issue special license plates to qualified applicants in accordance with this section for motorcycles, passenger cars, trucks, or noncommercial or recreational motor vehicles that do not exceed sixteen thousand pounds empty weight.
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(a)There is established the “Born to Be Wild” license plate.
(b)For the “Born to Be Wild” license plate established pursuant to this section, the department shall use a design approved by the department, which design must conform to standards set by the department.
(3)A person may apply for the “Born to Be Wild” license plates if the person pays the taxes and fees required under this section.
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(a)The amount of taxes and fees for special license plates issued pursuant to this section is the same as the amount of the taxes and fees for regular motor vehicle license plates; except that the department shall collect the following additional fees:
(I)A one-time fee of twenty-five dollars for the issuance or replacement of the “Born to Be Wild” license plates. The department shall transmit the money from the fee collected pursuant to this subsection (4)(a) to the state treasurer, who shall credit the fee to the highway users tax fund created in section 43-4-201.
(II)An annual fifty dollar fee for the issuance or replacement or continued use of the “Born to Be Wild” license plates. The department shall transmit the money from the fee collected pursuant to this subsection (4)(b) to the state treasurer, who shall credit the fee to the wildlife cash fund created in section 33-1-112.
(III)A one-time special license plate issuance fee as specified in section 42-3-312.
(b)The division of parks and wildlife shall use the money from fees paid pursuant to subsection (4)(a) of this section for nonlethal methods of mitigating and preventing conflict with gray wolves as described in section 33-1-112 (1)(c).
(5)An applicant for the “Born to Be Wild” license plates may apply for personalized “Born to Be Wild” license plates. Upon payment of the additional fee required by section 42-3-211 (6)(a) for personalized license plates, the department may issue the plates if the applicant complies with section 42-3-211. If an applicant has existing personalized license plates for a motor vehicle, the applicant may transfer the combination of letters or numbers to a new set of “Born to Be Wild” license plates for the vehicle upon paying the fee required by section 42-3-211 (6)(a) and upon turning in the existing plates to the department. A person who has obtained personalized license plates under this subsection (5) must pay the annual fee imposed by section 42-3-211 (6)(b) to renew the personalized plates. The fees under this subsection (5) are in addition to all other applicable taxes and fees.
Section 42-3-267 — Special plates - "Born to Be Wild" - gray wolf conflict mitigation and prevention,
https://leg.colorado.gov/sites/default/files/images/olls/crs2023-title-42.pdf (accessed Oct. 20, 2023).