(1) In addition to the
information required by law to be contained on motor vehicle registration
slips, the slips for motor vehicles subject to anniversary date registration
anniversary date registration period assigned to the motor vehicle, and
date to which fees and taxes on the motor vehicle have been paid.
(2) For purposes of
identification, each motor vehicle subject to anniversary date registration
must have affixed to the Montana license plates required by law, a decal issued
by the registrar of motor vehicles through the county treasurers. The decal
color coded according to the year in which the anniversary registration period
shall end; and
(b) identify the month and year through which the motor vehicle is registered.
(3) At the time of
registration of each motor vehicle, the county treasurer shall issue the decal
to the person registering the motor vehicle and shall instruct the person
the decal to the lower right hand corner of both the front and rear Montana
license plate issued to the motor vehicle.
the license plate is transferred from one motor vehicle to another in the
manner provided by law, the county treasurer, upon registration of the new
vehicle, shall issue to the owner a new decal corresponding to the anniversary
registration period assigned to the new motor vehicle. The owner must be
instructed to place the new decal over the existing decal on the plates to
blank the old decal from view.