Rhode Island Bills Introduced to Provide Courtesy Plates for Antique Vehicles
DON’T DELAY! Please contact the Rhode Island Assembly Finance and Judiciary Committees Immediately to request support for H.B. 7016 and H.B. 7230:
- H.B. 7016 provides antique vehicles with a courtesy plate.
- H.B. 7230 provides antique vehicles with a courtesy Year-of-Manufacture plates
- H.B. 7230 recognizes that Year-of-Manufacture plates add to the aesthetic and collector value of antique vehicles.
Overview: Rhode Island Introduced a bill (H.B. 7016) to provide a courtesy plate for vehicles 25 years old or older. In addition, the state introduced a separate bill (H.B. 7230) that provides a courtesy Year-of Manufacture plate to vehicles 25 years old or older. Under the current law, “Antique” plates are available for vehicles that are at least 25 years old and used only for exhibitions, parades, and car club activities. Vehicles currently registered as “Antique” may purchase and display replica Year-of-Manufacture plates with DMV approval.