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AB-867 Department of Motor Vehicles.(2019-2020)

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Date Published: 02/20/2019 09:00 PM
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CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2019–2020 REGULAR SESSION

Assembly Bill
No. 867


Introduced by Assembly Member Wood

February 20, 2019


An act to add Sections 1680 and 4602.5 to the Vehicle Code, relating to the vehicles.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


AB 867, as introduced, Wood. Department of Motor Vehicles.
Existing law authorizes the Department of Motor Vehicles to assess and collect certain fees, including an annual fee for the registration of a vehicle.
This bill would require the department, by no later than July 1, 2020, to accept credit cards as payment for any fees at all of its field offices. The bill would also require the department, by no later than July 1, 2020, to allow annual vehicle registration fees to be paid in monthly, bimonthly, or semiannual installment payments. The bill would require the department to adopt regulations to implement the acceptance of installment payments.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: YES   Local Program: NO  

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


SECTION 1.

 Section 1680 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

1680.
 The department shall, by no later than July 1, 2020, accept credit cards for the payment of all fees in all field offices.

SEC. 2.

 Section 4602.5 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read:

4602.5.
 (a) The department shall, by no later than July 1, 2020, allow annual registration fees to be paid in monthly, bimonthly, or semiannual installment payments.
(b) The department shall adopt regulations to implement the requirements of subdivision (a).
(c) For purposes of this division, any reference to registration being paid in full shall include a registration for which installment payments are being made pursuant to this section, if payments are current.