Gov. Snyder signs bill to put Detroit sports team logos on license plates

Posted at 1:44 PM, Jul 02, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-02 15:30:54-04

You can now get your favorite Detroit sports team logo on a license plate in Michigan. Gov. Rick Snyder signed Senate Bill 178 on Monday.

Senate Bill 178 was introduced by State Sen. Jim Stamas in February 2017 and would allow the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Pistons, Detroit Tigers, Detroit Lions and Michigan International Speedway to put their official logos on license plates.

“Michigan has incredible sports teams and I’m proud our residents can now display their support while donating to a worthy cause,” Snyder said.

When a person chooses the plate, the money raised would support funds for each team, specified as the Detroit Red Wings Fund, Detroit Pistons Fund, Detroit Tigers Fund, Detroit Lions Fund and MIS Cares Fund.

All four of the teams tweeted in December, asking residents to contact their state representative to vote for the bill in the Michigan House of Representatives. The tweets included photos of what the plates could look like