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Epilepsy Awareness Special License Plate

Concerning the creation of an epilepsy awareness special license plate, and, in connection therewith, making an appropriation.
2022 Regular Session
Transportation & Motor Vehicles
Bill Summary

The act creates the epilepsy awareness license plate for motor vehicles. The department of revenue must designate a nonprofit organization to qualify applicants for issuance of the license plate. The organization must:

  • Be headquartered in Colorado;
  • Have been in existence for at least 5 years;
  • Be a nonprofit organization;
  • Provide education to the public about epilepsy;
  • Offer programs for youth and adults with epilepsy; and
  • Fund services and support for those affected by epilepsy.

An applicant qualifies for issuance of the license plate if the applicant makes a donation to the organization and pays all required taxes and fees. In addition to the standard motor vehicle fees, the applicant must pay 2 one-time fees of $25 for issuance of the license plate. One fee is credited to the highway users tax fund and the other to the licensing services cash fund.

For the 2022-23 state fiscal year, $29,671 is appropriated for use by the division of motor vehicles in the department of revenue (department) to implement the act, of which amount $3,168 is reappropriated to the office of the governor for use by the office of information technology to provide information technology services for the department.

(Note: This summary applies to this bill as enacted.)


Became Law


Bill Text

The effective date for bills enacted without a safety clause is August 7, 2024, if the General Assembly adjourns sine die on May 8, 2024, unless otherwise specified. Details