Montana: Denied Personalized License Plates

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the Montana Department Of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division of Montana.

It is a clone of this request.

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From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Montana Freedom of Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

With respect to motor vehicle license plates:

1. If one is kept, a copy of the current list of prohibited or automatically denied vanity or personalized license plates.

2. A copy of any list of requested vanity or personalized plates denied in 2021 or 2022.

3. For any denied application for vanity or personalized plates, a copy of the application and any correspondence sent to the applicant. This request is limited to denials after January 1, 2022.

4. If a system is maintained for soliciting or receiving complaints concerning vanity or personalized license plates, a copy of any complaint received in 2021 or 2022.

5. If any vanity or personalized license plates have been revoked since January 1, 2021, any records related to the revocation.

6. A copy of any statute or regulations concerning what combinations of vanity or personalized license plates are permitted or prohibited.

7. A list of all personalized or vanity license plates now in circulation. Alternatively, a list of such plates issued since January 1, 2018.

8. A copy of any directions, guidelines, or training materials concerning review of vanity or personalized plates provided to staff members responsible for reviewing such applications.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.

In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.

Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.


Adam Steinbaugh

From: Montana Department Of Justice, Motor Vehicle Division


Please complete form MV210B found on our website Once completed and signed, you can email the document to me.

Thank you,


Joann Loehr
VSB Bureau Chief
(406) 422-9051 |<>
MVD: Driving Customer Service

From: Adam Steinbaugh

Hello Joann --

Due to the provisions of the statute underlying MV210B, I'm going to withdraw this request.

Thank you,

Adam Steinbaugh