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AB-1103 Vehicles: registration: payment plans. (2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/21/2019 09:00 PM


Assembly Bill
No. 1103

Introduced by Assembly Member Patterson
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Bigelow, Chen, Flora, Fong, Kiley, Mathis, and Mayes)

February 21, 2019

An act to add Section 9565 to the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles.


AB 1103, as introduced, Patterson. Vehicles: registration: payment plans.
Existing law establishes fees for the registration of vehicles to be collected by the Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), and requires that a penalty be assessed for delinquent payment of vehicle registration, as specified.
This bill would require the department to permit the payment of registration renewal fees in installments, as specified. The bill would subject a registered owner who fails to pay the registration renewal fees in full by the due date to the delinquent payment penalties described above.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


 Section 9565 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

 (a) The department shall permit the registered owner of a vehicle to pay for his or her registration renewal fees pursuant to Section 9552 in installments.
(b) The department shall establish a payment plan that authorizes a registered owner to make installment payments beginning on the date the department provides notice pursuant to Section 1661 and ending the date the vehicle registration or special license plates expires.
(c) A registered owner who fails to pay the registration renewal fees in full by the date those fees are due shall be subject to the delinquent payment penalties described in Section 9554.