(a) Notwithstanding Sections 32-6-64, 32-6-67, and 32-6-68, upon application to the judge of probate or license commissioner, compliance with motor vehicle registration and licensing laws, payment of regular fees required by law for license plates for private passenger or pleasure motor vehicles, and payment of an additional annual fee of fifty dollars ($50), owners of motor vehicles who are residents of Alabama shall upon request be issued a personalized "In Memory" license plate honoring deceased family members.
(b) These plates shall be valid for five years and may then be replaced with a personalized license plate.
(c) Payment of required license fees and taxes for the years during which a new plate is not issued shall be evidenced as provided in Section 32-6-63.
(d) The plates shall be issued, printed, and processed like other personalized plates provided for by law and shall be furnished for the licensing year commencing January 1, 2016.
(e) The State Revenue Department shall prescribe for identification purposes any number or symbol necessary to the language requested by a person for an "In Memory" license plate issued.
(f) The additional revenues derived from the sales of the distinctive motor vehicle license plates shall be distributed monthly to the State General Fund.