Common Sense Wins Out

SB185, the bill that sought to toughen regulations on personalized plates was shot down in committee yesterday.

A state law that says personalized license plates in South Dakota must be in “good taste and decency” will not be changed by lawmakers.

A bill that would have set tougher guidelines for messages that are displayed on vanity plates was killed unanimously Tuesday without discussion by the state Senate Transportation Committee.

SB185 said license plate messages may not be vulgar, profane, derogatory, obscene or racially offensive.

At least now we won’t have to worry about whose idea of “good taste and decency” would be used to determine what appears on your license plate.

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