308-96A-095 - Undercover or confidential license plates - Cancellation

308-96A-095. Undercover or confidential license plates - Cancellation

(1) Who may cancel undercover or confidential license plates? Undercover or confidential license plates may be canceled one of two ways:

(a) The department may cancel or refuse to renew undercover or confidential license plates when the department has reasonable cause to believe the license plates are being used for purposes other than those authorized in RCW 46.08.066; or

(b) A government agency may request cancellation of their undercover or confidential license plates when the license plates are no longer required.

(2) How does a government agency cancel undercover or confidential license plates? The government agency notifies the department in writing that the undercover or confidential license plates are no longer required, and indicates that the license plates and registration are being returned to the department or are being destroyed.

(3) May the undercover or confidential license plates remain on the vehicle when it is removed from the program? No, the license plates must be removed from the vehicle and returned to the department or destroyed.

Statutory Authority: RCW 46.08.066. 02-21-118, § 308-96A-095, filed 10/23/02, effective 11/23/02; 99-16-020, § 308-96A-095, filed 7/26/99, effective 8/26/99; 98-16-002, § 308-96A-095, filed 7/22/98, effective 8/22/98; 85-11-014 (Order TL/RG-12), § 308-96A-095, filed 5/8/85.

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