Date Requested:January 24, 2011
Time Requested:04:46 PM
Agency: Motor Vehicles, Division of
CBD Number: Version: Bill Number: Resolution Number:
2011R1554 Introduced HB2780
Road Fund
Sources of Revenue
Special Fund
Legislation creates:
Neither Program nor Fund

Fiscal Note Summary

Effect this measure will have on costs and revenues of state government.

     The purpose of this bill is to authorize a special “In God We Trust” registration plate. This bill establishes a one time fee of $5.00 to cover the cost of issuance of the plate and an annual fee of $5.00 for each plate. These fees are in addition to the regular annual registration fee.
     In accordance with other provisions of 17A-3-14, there must be at least 250 registrants prior to the Division of Motor Vehicles Starting production of the “In God We Trust” plate.
     The Division has been paying $8.30 for special plates, plus $5.00 for administration cost. Total cost to issue this special plate is $13.30 per plate, or $3,325.
     Revenues generated from this plate, based on the minimum number of 250 registrations, will be $2,500 the first year, and $1,250 in subsequent years. All revenues generated by this bill will be deposited to the State Road Fund.

Fiscal Note Detail
Over-all effect
Effect of Proposal Fiscal Year
Fiscal Year
(Upon Full
1. Estmated Total Cost 3,325 3,325 0
Personal Services 0 0 0
Current Expenses 1,250 1,250 0
Repairs and Alterations 0 0 0
Assets 0 0 0
Other 2,075 2,075 0
2. Estimated Total Revenues 2,500 2,500 1,250
3. Explanation of above estimates (including long-range effect):
    Cost to issue the plate
     Plate Cost $ 8.30
     Administrative Cost $ 5.00
     Total Cost Per Plate $ 13.30
     Number of Plates 250
     Total Cost $3,325.00
     One Time Fee $ 5.00
     Annual Fee $ 5.00
     Number of Plates 250
     First Year Revenue $2,500.00
     Second Year Revenue $1,250.00

Person submitting Fiscal Note:
Jerry L. Conrad, Director
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