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Title XIX MOTOR VEHICLES, WATERCRAFT AND AVIATION

Chapter 304

Effective - 28 Aug 2017, 2 histories bottom

  304.725.  Veterans displaying special license plates or certain military medal recipients may park without charge in metered parking — windshield placard for veterans and certain military medal recipients — exceptions. — 1.  A veteran displaying special license plates issued under section 301.145, 301.443, 301.451, 301.456, 301.3052, 301.3053, or 301.3075, or a Distinguished Service Cross recipient, Air Force Cross recipient, or Coast Guard Cross recipient who displays a placard issued under subsection 2 of this section may park his or her motor vehicle, weighing not more than six thousand pounds gross weight, without charge, in a metered parking space or in a parking lot or garage on any public college or university in the state of Missouri, except during a special event where a separate parking fee may apply.

  2.  A veteran who has been awarded the Distinguished Service Cross, Air Force Cross, Coast Guard Cross, or a veteran who qualifies for a special license plate under subsection 1 of this section may apply to the director of revenue for a removable windshield placard at no cost to the veteran.  Upon application, such veteran shall present proof to the director of his or her receipt of such award.  Such placard shall be hung from the front, middle rearview mirror of a parked motor vehicle and may not be hung from the mirror during operation.  When there is no rearview mirror, the placard shall be displayed on the dashboard on the driver's side.

  3.  A local authority's compliance with this section is solely contingent upon the approval of its governing body.

  4.  This section does not exempt a vehicle displaying special license plates under section 301.145, 301.443, 301.451, 301.456, 301.3052, 301.3053, or 301.3075, or displaying a placard as provided in subsection 2 of this section, from compliance with any other state law or ordinance, including, but not limited to, vehicle height restrictions, zones that prohibit stopping, parking, or standing of all vehicles, parking time limitations, street sweeping, restrictions of the parking space to a particular type of vehicle, or the parking of a vehicle that is involved in the operation of a street vending business.

  5.  This section does not authorize a vehicle displaying special license plates under section 301.145, 301.443, 301.451, 301.456, 301.3052, 301.3053, or 301.3075, or displaying a placard as provided in subsection 2 of this section, to park in a state parking facility that is designated only for state employees.

  6.  This section does not authorize a vehicle displaying special license plates under section 301.145, 301.443, 301.451, 301.456, 301.3052, 301.3053, or 301.3075, or displaying a placard as provided in subsection 2 of this section, to park during time periods other than the normal business hours of, or the maximum time allotted by, a state or local authority parking facility.

  7.  This section does not require the state or a local authority to designate specific parking spaces for vehicles displaying special license plates under section 301.145, 301.443, 301.451, 301.456, 301.3052, 301.3053, or 301.3075, or displaying a placard as provided in subsection 2 of this section.

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(L. 2009 H.B. 400 § 304.840 merged with H.B. 427 § 304.840, A.L. 2017 S.B. 225)


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