(1) Snowmobile decals assigned to each snowmobile must be:
(a) Permanently affixed to and displayed upon each snowmobile as provided by rules adopted by the department; and
(b) Maintained in a legible condition.
(2) Dealer license plates as provided for in RCW 46.10.420
may be temporarily affixed.
(3) The department shall make available a pair of identical snowmobile decals consistent with subsection (1) of this section. The decals serve the same function as license plates for vehicles registered under chapter 46.16A
RCW. The department shall charge each applicant for an original registration the actual cost of the snowmobile decal. The department shall make available replacement snowmobile decals for a fee equivalent to the actual cost of the snowmobile decals.