Media Advisory: Sen. Emmons and veterans groups to unveil specialty military service motorcycle license plate legislation

Contact: Laura Toy

WHAT: News conference announcing legislation honoring U.S. veterans by allowing them to obtain a specially inscribed license plate for their motorcycle.

WHO: State Sen. Judy Emmons.
Representatives of various veterans groups.
WHERE: Michigan State Capitol
Room 405          
Lansing, MI

WHEN: Tuesday, March 1, at 11:30 a.m.

WHY: Since 1982, Michigan has honored U.S. veterans by allowing them to obtain specially inscribed license plates for motor vehicles.  The new measure would extend that honor to motorcycles.

Inscribed plates are available to former prisoners of war, disabled veterans, veterans of all major wars or conflicts, recipients of the Purple Heart, survivors of the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, current and former members of the National Guard and military reserve, as well as anyone retired or honorably discharged from any branch of military service.