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AB-859 Vehicles: registration fees.(2011-2012)

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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2011–2012 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 859


Introduced  by  Assembly Member Jones

February 17, 2011


An act to amend Section 9250 of the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 859, as introduced, Jones. Vehicles: registration fees.
Existing law requires a registration fee of $31 to be paid to the Department of Motor Vehicles for the registration of every vehicle or trailer coach of a type subject to registration under the Vehicle Code, except those vehicles that are expressly exempted under that code from the payment of registration fees.
This bill would make a technical, nonsubstantive change to these provisions.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 9250 of the Vehicle Code is amended to read:

9250.
 (a) A registration fee of thirty-one dollars ($31) shall be paid to the department for the registration of every each vehicle or trailer coach of a type subject to registration under this code, except those vehicles that are expressly exempted under this code from the payment of registration fees.
(b) The registration fee imposed under this section applies to all vehicles described in Section 5004, whether or not special identification plates are issued to that vehicle.
(c) Trailer coaches are subject to the fee provided in subdivision (a) for each unit of the trailer coach.
(d) This section applies to all of the following:
(1) The initial or original registration, on or after January 1, 2004, of any vehicle not previously registered in this state.
(2) The renewal of registration of any vehicle for which the registration period expires on or after January 1, 2004, regardless of whether a renewal application was mailed to the registered owner prior to January 1, 2004.
(3) Any renewal of a registration that expired on or before December 31, 2003, but for which the fees are not paid until on or after January 1, 2004.