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Armed forces license plates.

*** CHANGE IN 2024 *** (SEE 2014-S2.SL) ***
(1) A registered owner may apply to the department for special armed forces license plates for vehicles representing the following:
(a) Air force;
(b) Army;
(c) Coast guard;
(d) Marine corps;
(e) National guard; or
(f) Navy.
(2) Armed forces license plates may be purchased by:
(a) Active duty military personnel;
(b) Families of veterans and service members;
(c) Members of the national guard;
(d) Reservists; or
(e) Veterans, as defined in RCW 41.04.007.
(3) A person who applies for special armed forces license plates shall provide:
(a) DD-214 or discharge papers if the applicant is a veteran;
(b) A military identification card or retired military identification card; or
(c) A declaration of fact attesting to the applicant's eligibility as required under this section.
(4) For the purposes of this section:
(a) "Child" includes stepchild, adopted child, foster child, grandchild, or son or daughter-in-law.
(b) "Family" or "families" includes an individual's spouse, child, parent, sibling, aunt, uncle, or cousin.
(c) "Parent" includes stepparent, grandparent, or in-laws.
(d) "Sibling" includes brother, half brother, stepbrother, sister, half sister, stepsister, or brother or sister-in-law.
(5) Armed forces license plates are not free of charge to disabled veterans, former prisoners of war, or spouses or domestic partners of deceased former prisoners of war under RCW 46.18.235.


Effective dateIntentLegislation to reconcile chapter 161, Laws of 2010 and other amendments made during the 2010 legislative session2010 c 161: See notes following RCW 46.04.013.
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