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Bill to scrap one Iowa license plate resurfaces in Legislature

Bill to scrap one Iowa license plate resurfaces in Legislature

Iowa motorists would only need a single license plate placed on the rear of most vehicles under a bill that's resurfaced in the Iowa Legislature.

Senate File 2122, supported by the Iowa Automobile Dealers Association, is aimed at reigniting a debate that began two years ago between law enforcement officials, who believe two plates are important for identification purposes, and car lovers, who don't want to install license plates on classic cars and other expensive vehicles. 

However, the measure stalled Tuesday in a Senate subcommittee. Sen. Waylon Brown, R-St. Ansgar, who chaired the meeting, returned the bill without recommendation to the full Senate Transportation Committee. His action allows both sides to respond to questions that arose and leaves the door open for further consideration.

Read the full article on the Des Moines Register website.



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