(a) Notwithstanding Sections 32-6-64, 32-6-67, and 32-6-68, upon application to the judge of probate, license commissioner, or other issuing official, compliance with motor vehicle registration and licensing laws, and payment of regular fees required by law for license plates, owners of private passenger or pleasure motor vehicles who are residents of Alabama shall be issued distinctive "Alabama Bicentennial" license plates.
(b) 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.
(c) The "Alabama Bicentennial" license plate shall be designed by the Department of Revenue, subject to approval by the Legislative Oversight Committee created pursuant to Section 32-6-67.
(d) The plates shall be issued, printed, and processed like other distinctive plates provided in this chapter, furnished for the licensing years commencing January 1, 2016, and ending December 31, 2020. The plates may not be renewed after December 31, 2020.
(e) The Department of Revenue may promulgate rules necessary to administer this section.