2007 California Vehicle Code Article 3. Reciprocity Agreements

CA Codes (veh:8000-8002)

SECTION 8000-8002

8000.  The Reciprocity Commission may enter into agreements with
foreign jurisdictions that provide for the exemption of fees for
commercial vehicles if the foreign jurisdictions provide equivalent
exemptions to vehicles registered in this state.  The agreements
shall be applicable to vehicles that are properly licensed and
registered in the foreign jurisdictions.  The commission may also
enter into agreements that provide for the exemption of regulatory
fees which are, or may be imposed, by the Public Utilities Code or
the department.

8001.  The Reciprocity Commission is authorized to examine the legal
requirements of commercial vehicle registration fee statutes of
foreign jurisdictions which grant reciprocal privileges to
out-of-state vehicles but which do not authorize negotiations or
execution of agreements.  After examination of the statutes, the
commission may declare the exemptions, benefits, and privileges that
commercial vehicles registered in foreign jurisdictions shall be
entitled to in this state.

8002.  All reciprocity agreements, rules and regulations authorized
by this chapter shall be in writing and shall be approved by
endorsement by the Attorney General, as to legality only.  An
agreement shall become effective upon approval of the Attorney
General and shall remain in effect until revoked by act of the

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