SS SCS HCS HB 2380, 2016 (New Section - Proposed Language)
301.125. There is hereby established an advisory committee for the department of revenue, which shall exist solely to develop uniform designs and common colors for license plates issued under this chapter and to determine appropriate license plate parameters for all license plates issued under this chapter. The advisory committee shall adopt a type of design and color scheme for license plates issued under this chapter that commemorates the bicentennial of Missouri. The advisory committee may adopt more than one type of design and color scheme; however, each license plate of a distinct type shall be uniform in design and color scheme with all other license plates of that distinct type. The specifications for the fully reflective material used for the plates, as required by section 301.130, shall be determined by the committee. Such plates shall meet any specific requirements prescribed in this chapter, except such plates shall be exempt from the requirements of subsection 1 of section 301.130. The advisory committee shall consist of the director of revenue or his or her designee, the superintendent of the highway patrol, the correctional enterprises administrator, the director of the department of transportation, the executive director of the State Historical Society of Missouri, and the respective chairpersons of both the senate and house of representatives transportation committees. The committee shall meet, select a chairperson from among its members, and develop uniform design and license plate parameters for the license plates issued under this chapter not later than January 1, 2017.
Prior to determining the final design of the plates, the committee shall hold at least three public meetings in different areas of the state to invite public input on the final design. Members of the committee shall be reimbursed for their actual and necessary expenses incurred in the performance of their duties under this section. The director of revenue shall have the final design of the uniform license plates, along with specific parameters for all license plates developed by the committee, available for issuance in all license fee offices in this state not later than January 1, 2019. The committee shall be dissolved upon completion of its duties under this section.