UPDATE: Louisiana Bill to Allow Military Surplus Vehicle Registration Amended and Approved by Senate; Moves to House
DON’T DELAY! Please contact the Louisiana Senate Committee on Transportation, Highways, and Public Works Immediately to request support for S.B. 549
- S.B. 549 allows for the registration and operation of military surplus motor vehicles.
- S.B. 549 defines a "Military Surplus Motor Vehicle” as a multipurpose or tactical vehicle that was manufactured by or under the direction of the U.S. Armed Forces for off-road use and subsequently authorized for sale to civilians.
- S.B. 549 will create a special license plate specifically for military surplus vehicles.
Overview: Legislation (S.B. 549) allows for the registration and operation of military surplus motor vehicles. Under current law, there is no allowance for the registration of military surplus vehicles. The bill passed the Senate where it received a favorable amendment. The bill is currently waiting to be heard on the House floor.