(1) Except as provided in (2), license plates issued on or before December 31, 2009, will be reissued in 2014; plates issued in 2010 will be reissued in 2015; plates issued in 2011 will be reissued in 2016; plates issued in 2012 will be reissued in 2017; plates issued in 2013 will be reissued in 2018; and plates issued in 2014 will be reissued in 2019. Plates issued in 2015 or thereafter will be reissued during the registration renewal five years after the initial issuance.

(2) License plates that are not reissued in accordance with (1) must be reissued at the next registration renewal for that vehicle. For example, if a vehicle bearing plates issued on or before December 31, 2009, is renewed in 2014 before reissuance is initiated, those plates must be reissued the next year the vehicle registration is renewed (2015).

History: 61-3-315, 61-3-332, MCA; IMP, 61-3-315, 61-3-332, MCA; NEW, 2014 MAR p. 682, Eff. 4/11/14.