2007 California Vehicle Code Article 2. Registration Fees

CA Codes (veh:9250-9271)

VEHICLE CODE
SECTION 9250-9271



9250.  (a) A registration fee of thirty-one dollars () shall be
paid to the department for the registration of every 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.



9250.1.  (a) Beginning July 1, 2008, the fee described in Section
9250 shall be increased by three dollars ().
   (b) Two dollars () of the increase shall be deposited into the
Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle Technology Fund created by
Section 44273 of the Health and Safety Code, and one dollar ()
shall be deposited into the Enhanced Fleet Modernization Subaccount
created by Section 44126 of the Health and Safety Code.
   (c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2016, deletes or extends
that date.



9250.2.  (a) The department, if requested by the Sacramento
Metropolitan Air Quality Management District pursuant to Section
41081 of the Health and Safety Code, shall impose and collect a
surcharge on the registration fees for every motor vehicle registered
in that district, not to exceed the amount of six dollars (), as
specified by the governing body of that district.
   (b) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2015, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2015, deletes or extends
that date.



9250.2.  (a) The department, if requested by the Sacramento
Metropolitan Air Quality Management District pursuant to Section
41081 of the Health and Safety Code, shall impose and collect a
surcharge on the registration fees for every motor vehicle registered
in that district, not to exceed either of the following amounts,
whichever is applicable, as specified by the governing body of that
district:
   (1) For each motor vehicle registered in that district whose
registration expires on or after December 31, 1989, and prior to
December 31, 1990, two dollars ().
   (2) For each motor vehicle registered in that district whose
registration expires on or after December 31, 1990, not to exceed
four dollars ().
   (b) This section shall become operative on January 1, 2015.



9250.5.  (a) The department shall, if requested by the City/County
Association of Governments of San Mateo County, collect the fee
imposed pursuant to Section 65089.11 of the Government Code upon the
registration or renewal of registration of any motor vehicle
registered in the county, except those vehicles that are expressly
exempted under this code from the payment of registration fees.
   (b) The City/County Association of Governments of San Mateo County
shall pay for the initial setup and programming costs identified by
the Department of Motor Vehicles through a direct contract with the
department.  Any direct contract payment by the City/County
Association of Governments of San Mateo County shall be repaid, with
no restriction on the funds, to the City/County Association of
Governments of San Mateo County as part of the initial revenues
distributed.  Regular Department of Motor Vehicles collection costs
shall be in accordance with subdivision (c).  These costs shall not
be counted against the 5-percent administration cost limit specified
in subdivision (e) of Section 65089.12.
   (c) After deducting all costs incurred pursuant to this section,
the department shall distribute the revenues to the City/County
Association of Governments of San Mateo County.




9250.7.  (a) (1) A service authority established under Section 22710
may impose a service fee of one dollar () on all vehicles, except
vehicles described in subdivision (a) of Section 5014.1, registered
to an owner with an address in the county that established the
service authority. The fee shall be paid to the department at the
time of registration, or renewal of registration, or when renewal
becomes delinquent, except on vehicles that are expressly exempted
under this code from the payment of registration fees.
   (2) In addition to the one-dollar () service fee, and upon the
implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate program,
and as part of the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001, all
commercial motor vehicles subject to Section 9400.1 registered to an
owner with an address in the county that established a service
authority under this section shall pay an additional service fee of
two dollars ().
   (b) The department, after deducting its administrative costs,
shall transmit, at least quarterly, the net amount collected pursuant
to subdivision (a) to the Treasurer for deposit in the Abandoned
Vehicle Trust Fund, which is hereby created. All money in the fund is
continuously appropriated to the Controller for allocation to a
service authority that has an approved abandoned vehicle abatement
program pursuant to Section 22710, and for payment of the
administrative costs of the Controller.  After deduction of its
administrative costs, the Controller shall allocate the money in the
Abandoned Vehicle Trust Fund to each service authority in proportion
to the revenues received from the fee imposed by that authority
pursuant to subdivision (a). If any funds received by a service
authority pursuant to this section are not expended to abate
abandoned vehicles pursuant to an approved abandoned vehicle
abatement program that has been in existence for at least two full
fiscal years within 90 days of the close of the fiscal year in which
the funds were received and the amount of those funds exceeds the
amount expended by the service authority for the abatement of
abandoned vehicles in the previous fiscal year, the fee imposed
pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be suspended for one year,
commencing on July 1 following the Controller's determination
pursuant to subdivision (e).
   (c) Every service authority that imposes a fee authorized by
subdivision (a) shall issue a fiscal yearend report to the Controller
on or before October 31 of each year summarizing all of the
following:
   (1) The total revenues received by the service authority during
the previous fiscal year.
   (2) The total expenditures by the service authority during the
previous fiscal year.
   (3) The total number of vehicles abated during the previous fiscal
year.
   (4) The average cost per abatement during the previous fiscal
year.
   (5) Any additional, unexpended fee revenues for the service
authority during the previous fiscal year.
   (6) The number of notices to abate issued to vehicles during the
previous fiscal year.
   (7) The number of vehicles disposed of pursuant to an ordinance
adopted pursuant to Section 22710 during the previous fiscal year.
   (8) The total expenditures by the service authority for towing and
storage of abandoned vehicles during the previous fiscal year.
   (d) Each service authority that fails to submit the report
required pursuant to subdivision (c) by October 31 of each year shall
have its fee pursuant to subdivision (a) suspended for one year
commencing on July 1 following the Controller's determination
pursuant to subdivision (e).
   (e) On or before January 1 annually, the Controller shall review
the fiscal yearend reports, submitted by each service authority
pursuant to subdivision (c) and due no later than October 31, to
determine if fee revenues are being utilized in a manner consistent
with the service authority's approved program. If the Controller
determines that the use of the fee revenues is not consistent with
the service authority's program as approved by the Department of the
California Highway Patrol, or that an excess of fee revenues exists,
as specified in subdivision (b), the authority to collect the fee
shall be suspended for one year pursuant to subdivision (b). If the
Controller determines that a service authority has not submitted a
fiscal yearend report as required in subdivision (c), the
authorization to collect the service fee shall be suspended for one
year pursuant to subdivisions (b) and (d). The Controller shall
inform the Department of Motor Vehicles on or before January 1
annually, that the authority to collect the fee is suspended. A
suspension shall only occur if the service authority has been in
existence for at least two full fiscal years and the revenue fee
surpluses are in excess of those allowed under this section, the use
of the fee revenue is not consistent with the service authority's
approved program, or the required fiscal yearend report has not been
submitted by October 31.
   (f) On or before January 1 annually, the Controller shall prepare
and submit to the Legislature a revenue and expenditure summary for
each service authority established under Section 22710 that includes,
but is not limited to, all of the following:
   (1) The total revenues received by each service authority.
   (2) The total expenditures by each service authority.
   (3) The unexpended revenues for each service authority.
   (4) The total number of vehicle abatements for each service
authority.
   (5) The average cost per abatement as provided by each service
authority to the Controller pursuant to subdivision (c).
   (g) On or before January 1, 2010, and biennially thereafter, the
service authority shall have a financial audit of the service
authority conducted by a qualified independent third party.
   (h) The fee imposed by a service authority shall remain in effect
only for a period of 10 years from the date that the actual
collection of the fee commenced unless the fee is extended pursuant
to this subdivision.  The fee may be extended in increments of up to
10 years each if the board of supervisors of the county, by a
two-thirds vote, and a majority of the cities having a majority of
the incorporated population within the county adopt resolutions
providing for the extension of the fee.



9250.8.  (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code
and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of three dollars () shall
be paid at the time of registration or renewal of registration of
every vehicle, except vehicles described in subdivision (a) of
Section 5014.1, subject to registration under this code, except those
vehicles that are expressly exempted under this code from the
payment of registration fees.
   (b) In addition to the fee required under subdivision (a), upon
the implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate
program, and as part of the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of
2001, all commercial motor vehicles subject to Section 9400.1 shall
pay a fee of six dollars ().



9250.9.  All fees received by the department pursuant to Section
9250.8 shall be deposited in the Motor Vehicle Account in the State
Transportation Fund.  The money deposited in the account pursuant to
this section shall be available, upon appropriation by the
Legislature, for expenditure to accomplish the following:
   (a) To ensure sufficient support for those peace officer members
employed on December 31, 1994, and to support an additional 130 peace
officer members of the California Highway Patrol.
   (b) To offset the costs of maintaining the uniformed field
strength of the Department of the California Highway Patrol.



9250.10.  (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this
code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, any additional fees imposed
by a service authority for freeway emergencies pursuant to Section
2555 of the Streets and Highways Code shall be paid to the department
at the time of registration or renewal of registration of every
vehicle, except vehicles described in subdivision (a) of Section
5014.1, subject to registration under this code in the subject
counties, except those vehicles that are expressly exempted under
this code from the payment of registration fees.
   (2) In addition to the additional fees imposed for freeway
emergencies, and upon the implementation of the permanent trailer
identification plate program, and as part of the Commercial Vehicle
Registration Act of 2001, all commercial motor vehicles subject to
Section 9400.1 registered to an owner with an address in the county
that established a service authority under this section, shall pay an
additional service fee of two dollars ().
   (b) After deducting its administrative costs, the department shall
distribute the additional fees collected pursuant to subdivision (a)
to the authority in the county in which they were collected.



9250.11.  (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code
and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of one dollar () may be
imposed by the South Coast Air Quality Management District and shall
be paid to the department, upon renewal of registration of any motor
vehicle subject to Part 5 (commencing with Section 43000) of Division
26 of the Health and Safety Code and registered in the south coast
district, except any vehicle that is expressly exempted under this
code from the payment of registration fees.
   (b) Prior to imposing fees pursuant to this section, the south
coast district board shall approve the imposition of the fees through
the adoption of a resolution by both a majority of the district
board and a majority of the district board who are elected officials.
  After deducting all costs incurred pursuant to this section, the
department shall distribute the additional fees collected pursuant to
subdivision (a) to the south coast district, which shall use the
fees to reduce air pollution from motor vehicles through
implementation of Sections 40448.5 and 40448.5.1 of the Health and
Safety Code.
   (c) Any memorandum of understanding reached between the district
and a county prior to the imposition of a one dollar () fee by a
county shall remain in effect and govern the allocation of the funds
generated in that county by that fee.
   (d) The South Coast Air Quality Management District shall adopt
accounting procedures to ensure that revenues from motor vehicle
registration fees are not commingled with other program revenues.
   (e) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2010, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, which is enacted before January 1, 2010, deletes or extends
that date.



9250.12.  (a) For purposes of this section, "county" means the City
and County of San Francisco.
   (b) In addition to any other fees specified in this code and the
Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of four dollars () shall be paid
at the time of registration or renewal of registration of every
vehicle registered to an address within a county, except those
vehicles expressly exempted from payment of registration fees and
commercial vehicles weighing more than 4,000 pounds, unladen, if all
of the following occur:
   (1) The county board of supervisors finds both of the following:
   (A) That there is traffic congestion within the county that can be
alleviated by the operation of public transit and that the cost of
funding public transit exceeds the revenues to be collected from a
service fee imposed on vehicles.
   (B) That the imposition of the additional registration fee will
reduce the need for any public transit fare increases during the
period that the fee is in effect.
   (2) The county board of supervisors adopts an ordinance or
resolution imposing the additional registration fee.
   (3) The ordinance or resolution adopted pursuant to paragraph (2)
is approved by two-thirds of the voters in the county who voted on
the measure.
   (c) The fee imposed pursuant to this section shall apply to any
original registration occurring on or after the January 1 following
the adoption of the ordinance pursuant to paragraph (3) of
subdivision (b) and to any renewal of registration with an expiration
date on or after that January 1.
   (d) After deducting all costs incurred pursuant to this section,
the department shall distribute the revenues to the county.  The
amount of revenues distributed by the department to the county shall
be equal to the net amount of revenues received from that county that
were derived from the imposition of the additional fees.
   (e) Money allocated to the county pursuant to this section shall
be expended only to fund programs for the provision of public
transit, including capital outlay, security, and maintenance costs,
and including, but not  limited to, removal of graffiti from public
transit vehicles and facilities, and to pay the costs of compliance
with paragraph (3) of subdivision (b).
   (f) If public transit fees are increased at any time the
additional registration fee authorized by the section is in effect,
the fee may not continue to be imposed.  This section shall become
inoperative on the date those fares are increased and shall be
repealed on January 1 next following that date.  The board of
supervisors shall notify the department of any increase in public
transit fares occurring while the additional registration fee is in
effect.



9250.13.  (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this
code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of eighteen dollars
() shall be paid at the time of registration or renewal of
registration of every vehicle, except vehicles described in
subdivision (a) of Section 5014.1, subject to registration under this
code, except those vehicles that are expressly exempted under this
code from the payment of registration fees.
   (2) In addition to the fee required under paragraph (1), upon the
implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate program,
and as part of the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001
(Chapter 861 of the Statutes of 2000), all commercial motor vehicles
subject to Section 9400.1 shall pay a fee of six dollars ().
   (b) The money realized pursuant to this section shall be
available, upon appropriation by the Legislature, for expenditure to
offset the costs of increasing the uniformed field strength of the
Department of the California Highway Patrol beyond its 1994 staffing
level and those costs associated with maintaining this new level of
uniformed field strength and carrying out those duties specified in
subdivision (a) of Section 830.2 of the Penal Code.



9250.14.  (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this
code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, upon the adoption of a
resolution by any county board of supervisors, a fee of one dollar
() shall be paid at the time of registration or renewal of
registration of every vehicle, except vehicles described in
subdivision (a) of Section 5014.1, registered to an address within
that county except those expressly exempted from payment of
registration fees.  The fees, after deduction of the administrative
costs incurred by the department in carrying out this section, shall
be paid quarterly to the Controller.
   (2) In addition to the one dollar () service fee, and upon the
implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate program,
and as part of the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001, all
commercial motor vehicles subject to Section 9400.1 registered to an
owner with an address in the county that established a service
authority under this section, shall pay an additional service fee of
two dollars ().
   (b) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the
money paid to the Controller is continuously appropriated, without
regard to fiscal years, for the administrative costs of the
Controller, and for disbursement by the Controller to each county
that has adopted a resolution pursuant to subdivision (a), based upon
the number of vehicles registered, or whose registration is renewed,
to an address within that county.
   (c) Except as otherwise provided in this subdivision, money
allocated to a county pursuant to subdivision (b) shall be expended
exclusively to fund programs that enhance the capacity of local
police and prosecutors to deter, investigate, and prosecute vehicle
theft crimes.  In any county with a population of 250,000 or less,
the money shall be expended exclusively for those vehicle theft crime
programs and for the prosecution of crimes involving driving while
under the influence of alcohol or drugs, or both, in violation of
Section 23152 or 23153, or vehicular manslaughter in violation of
Section 191.5 or subdivision (c) of Section 192 of the Penal Code, or
any combination of those crimes.
   (d) No money collected pursuant to this section shall be expended
to offset a reduction in any other source of funds, nor for any
purpose not authorized under this section.
   (e) Any funds received by a county prior to January 1, 2000,
pursuant to this section that are not expended to deter, investigate,
or prosecute crimes pursuant to subdivision (c) shall be returned to
the Controller, for deposit in the Motor Vehicle Account in the
State Transportation Fund.  Those funds received by a county shall be
expended in accordance with this section.
   (f) Each county that adopts a resolution under subdivision (a)
shall submit, on or before the 13th day following the end of each
quarter, a quarterly expenditure and activity report to the
designated statewide Vehicle Theft Investigation and Apprehension
Coordinator in the Department of the California Highway Patrol.
   (g) A county that imposes a fee under subdivision (a) shall issue
a fiscal yearend report to the Controller on or before August 31 of
each year summarizing all of the following:
   (1) The total revenues received by the county under subdivision
(b) for the immediately preceding fiscal year.
   (2) The total expenditures by the county under subdivision (c) for
the immediately preceding fiscal year.
   (3) A summary of vehicle theft abatement activities and other
vehicle theft programs funded by the fees collected under this
section.
   (4) The total number of stolen vehicles recovered and the value of
those vehicles during the immediately preceding fiscal year.
   (5) The total number of vehicles stolen during the immediately
preceding fiscal year as compared to the fiscal year prior to the
immediately preceding fiscal year.
   (6) Any additional, unexpended fee revenues received under
subdivision (b) for the county for the immediately preceding fiscal
year.
   (h) Each county that fails to submit the report required pursuant
to subdivision (g) by November 30 of each year shall have the fee
suspended by the Controller for one year, commencing on July 1
following the Controller's determination that a county has failed to
submit the report.
   (i) (1) On or before January 1, 2006, and on or before January 1
annually thereafter, the Controller shall provide to the Department
of the California Highway Patrol copies of the yearend reports
submitted by the counties under subdivision (g), and, in consultation
with the Department of the California Highway Patrol, shall review
the fiscal yearend reports submitted by each county pursuant to
subdivision (g) to determine if fee revenues are being utilized in a
manner consistent with this section.  If the Controller determines
that the use of the fee revenues is not consistent with this section,
the Controller shall consult with the participating counties'
designated regional coordinators.  If the Controller determines that
the fee revenues are still not consistent with this section, the
authority to collect the fee by that county shall be suspended for
one year.
   (2) If the Controller determines that a county has not submitted a
fiscal yearend report as required in subdivision (g), the
authorization to collect the service fee shall be suspended for one
year pursuant to subdivision (h).
   (3) When the Controller determines that a fee shall be suspended
for a county, the Controller shall inform the Department of Motor
Vehicles on or before January 1, 2006, and on or before January 1
annually thereafter, that the authority to collect a fee for that
county is suspended.
   (j) On or before January 1, 2006, and on or before January 1
annually thereafter, the Controller shall prepare and submit to the
Legislature a revenue and expenditure summary for each participating
county that includes all of the following:
   (1) The total revenues received by each county.
   (2) The total expenditures by each county.
   (3) The unexpended revenues for each county.
   (k) The Department of the California Highway Patrol, in
consultation with all participating county designated regional
coordinators, shall review the effectiveness of reducing vehicle
theft crimes that were funded by the fees imposed by this section.
The Department of the California Highway Patrol shall provide a
report based on that review and, on or before January 1, 2009, shall
submit that report to the Legislature.
   (l) For the purposes of this section, a county designated regional
coordinator is that agency designated by the participating county's
board of supervisors as the agency in control of its countywide
vehicle theft apprehension program.
   (m) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2010, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted statute
that is enacted on or before January 1, 2010, deletes or extends
that date.


9250.15.  (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code,
the department shall collect an administrative service fee in the
amount authorized under subdivision (b) for each application for
registration, renewal of registration, or supplement apportioned
registration pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of
Chapter 4.
   (b) The administrative service fee required to be collected under
subdivision (a) shall be at least the amount determined by the
department to be sufficient to pay membership dues to the association
acting as the repository for the International Registration Plan
under Article 3 (commencing with Section 8000) of Chapter 4, but may
not be more than two dollars () for each application.
   (c) The money collected by the department under this section, less
the department's administrative costs in collecting and transmitting
the money, shall be available, upon appropriation, to the department
for payment to the association  described in subdivision (b).
   (d) Funds provided to the association under this section shall be
used exclusively for the administration and support of reciprocity
activities under the International Registration Plan.




9250.16.  (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code,
the Health and Safety Code, and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a
surcharge of one dollar () may be imposed by the San Joaquin Valley
Unified Air Pollution Control District and shall be paid to the
department as follows:
   (1) Upon initial registration of any motor vehicle not previously
registered in this state that is registered on or after the date the
department begins collecting the fee.
   (2) Upon renewal of registration of any motor vehicle for which
the registration period expires after the date the department begins
collecting the fee.
   (3) This subdivision applies to any motor vehicle subject to Part
5 (commencing with Section 43000) of Division 26 of the Health and
Safety Code, except any vehicle that is expressly exempted under this
code from the payment of registration fees.  The department shall
begin collecting the fee on January 1 of the fiscal year immediately
following the date the department receives the request to do so from
the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District Board.

   (b) Prior to the adoption of any surcharge pursuant to this
subdivision, the San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control
District board shall approve the imposition of the surcharge through
the adoption of a resolution, as specified in Section 44225 of the
Health and Safety Code.
   (c) The San Joaquin Valley Unified Air Pollution Control District
shall pay for the costs identified by the department to establish the
fee collection procedure.  After deducting the on-going costs
incurred by the department in collecting the fees, the department
shall deposit the revenue collected pursuant to this section into the
Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation Fund for
allocation to the district.  Subdivision (c) of Section 40605 of the
Health and Safety Code does not apply to the costs described in this
subdivision.



9250.17.  (a) The department shall, if requested by a county air
pollution control district, air quality management district, or
unified or regional air pollution control district, collect fees
established pursuant to Sections 44223 and 44225 of the Health and
Safety Code upon the registration or renewal of registration of any
motor vehicle registered in the district, except those vehicles which
are expressly exempted under this code from the payment of
registration fees.
   (b) After deducting all costs incurred pursuant to this section,
the department shall distribute the revenues to the districts based
upon the amount of fees collected from motor vehicles registered
within each district.
   (c) The department may annually expend for its costs not more than
the following percentages of the fees collected pursuant to
subdivision (a):
   (1) Five percent during the first year after the operative date
the fee is imposed or increased.
   (2) Three percent during the second year after the operative date
the fee is imposed or increased.
   (3) One percent during any subsequent year.



9250.18.  (a) The department shall collect the administrative fee
established pursuant to Sections 44081 and 44081.6 of the Health and
Safety Code upon the renewal of registration or transfer of ownership
of any motor vehicle registered in the state.
   (b) On a monthly basis, after deducting its reasonable costs, the
department shall transmit all revenues, including accrued interest,
received pursuant to this section, for deposit in the Vehicle
Inspection and Repair Fund, for use by the Department of Consumer
Affairs pursuant to Chapter 5 (commencing with Section 44000) of Part
5 of Division 26 of the Health and Safety Code.  Alternatively, the
department and the Department of Consumer Affairs may, by interagency
agreement, establish a procedure for the Department of Consumer
Affairs to reimburse the department for its reasonable costs incurred
in collecting the  administrative fees.



9250.19.  (a) (1) In addition to any other fees specified in this
code and the Revenue and Taxation Code, upon the adoption of a
resolution pursuant to this subdivision by any county board of
supervisors, a fee of one dollar () shall be paid at the time of
registration, renewal, or supplemental application for apportioned
registration pursuant to Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of
Chapter 4 of every vehicle, except vehicles described in subdivision
(a) of Section 5014.1, registered to an address within that county
except those expressly exempted from payment of registration fees.
The fees, after deduction of the administrative costs incurred by the
department in carrying out this section, shall be paid quarterly to
the Controller.
   (2) In addition to the one-dollar () service fee, and upon the
implementation of the permanent trailer identification plate program,
and as part of the Commercial Vehicle Registration Act of 2001, all
commercial motor vehicles subject to Section 9400.1 registered to an
owner with an address in the county that established a service
authority under this section, shall pay an additional service fee of
two dollars ().
   (3) A resolution adopted pursuant to paragraph (1) shall include
findings as to the purpose of, and the need for, imposing the
additional registration fee, and shall identify the date after which
the fee shall no longer be imposed.
   (b) Notwithstanding Section 13340 of the Government Code, the
money paid to the Controller pursuant to subdivision (a) is
continuously appropriated, without regard to fiscal years, for
disbursement by the Controller to each county that has adopted a
resolution pursuant to subdivision (a), based upon the number of
vehicles registered, or whose registration is renewed, to an address
within that county, or supplemental application for apportioned
registration, and for the administrative costs of the Controller
incurred under this section.
   (c) Money allocated to a county pursuant to subdivision (b) shall
be expended exclusively to fund programs that enhance the capacity of
local law enforcement to provide automated mobile and fixed location
fingerprint identification of individuals who may be involved in
driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs in violation of
Section 23152 or 23153, or vehicular manslaughter in violation of
Section 191.5 of the Penal Code or subdivision (c) of Section 192 of
the Penal Code, or any combination of those and other vehicle-related
crimes, and other crimes committed while operating a motor vehicle.

   (d) The data from any program funded pursuant to subdivision (c)
shall be made available by the local law enforcement agency to any
local public agency that is required by law to obtain a criminal
history background of persons as a condition of employment with that
local public agency. A local law enforcement agency that provides the
data may charge a fee to cover its actual costs in providing that
data.
   (e) (1) No money collected pursuant to this section shall be used
to offset a reduction in any other source of funds for the purposes
authorized under this section.
   (2) Funds collected pursuant to this section, upon recommendation
of local or regional Remote Access Network Boards to the board of
supervisors, shall be used exclusively for the purchase, by
competitive bidding procedures, and the operation of equipment which
is compatible with the Department of Justice's Cal-ID master plan, as
described in Section 11112.2 of the Penal Code, and the equipment
shall interface in a manner that is in compliance with the
requirement described in the Criminal Justice Information Services,
Electronic Fingerprint Transmission Specification, prepared by the
Federal Bureau of Investigation and dated August 24, 1995.
   (f) Every county that has authorized the collection of the fee
pursuant to subdivision (a) shall issue a fiscal yearend report to
the Controller on or before November 1 of each year, summarizing all
of the following with respect to those fees:
   (1) The total revenues received by the county for the fiscal year.

   (2) The total expenditures and encumbered funds by the county for
the fiscal year. For purposes of this subdivision, "encumbered funds"
means funding that is scheduled to be spent pursuant to a determined
schedule and for an identified purchase consistent with this
section.
   (3) Any unexpended or unencumbered fee revenues for the county for
the fiscal year.
   (4) The estimated annual cost of the purchase, operation, and
maintenance of automated mobile and fixed location fingerprint
equipment, related infrastructure, law enforcement enhancement
programs, and personnel created or utilized in accordance with this
section for the fiscal year. The listing shall detail the make and
model number of the equipment, and include a succinct description of
the related infrastructure items, law enforcement enhancement
programs, and the classification or title of any personnel.
   (5) How the use of the funds benefits the motoring public.
   (g) For each county that fails to submit the report required
pursuant to subdivision (f) by November 1 of each year, the
Controller shall notify the Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend
the fee for that county imposed pursuant to subdivision (a) for one
year.
   (h) If any funds received by a county pursuant to subdivision (a)
are not expended or encumbered in accordance with this section by the
close of the fiscal year in which the funds were received, the
Controller shall notify the Department of Motor Vehicles to suspend
the fee for that county imposed pursuant to subdivision (a) for one
year. For purposes of this subdivision, "encumbered funds" means
funding that is scheduled to be spent pursuant to a determined
schedule and for an identified purchase consistent with this section.

   (i) On or before January 1, 2004, and on January 1 annually
thereafter, the Controller shall prepare and submit to the
Legislature a revenue and expenditure summary based on the
information provided pursuant to paragraphs (1) to (3), inclusive, of
subdivision (f), for each county that has authorized the collection
of the fee pursuant to subdivision (a). The Controller shall attach
to the revenue and expenditure summary the documents provided by each
county pursuant to paragraphs (4) and (5) of subdivision (f).
   (j) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2012, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2012, deletes or extends
that date. No fee imposed pursuant to this section may be collected
beyond that date.


9252.  (a) In addition to the registration fee specified in Section
9250 and any weight fee, there shall be paid a service fee of
fifteen dollars  () for the registration within this state of
every vehicle purchased new outside this state or previously
registered outside this state. If the vehicle has been registered and
operated in this state during the same registration year in which
application for registration is made, a fee of fifteen dollars ()
shall be paid.
   (b) This section does not apply to vehicles registered as fleet
vehicles under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of Chapter 4,
except upon application for a certificate of ownership.



9254.  A service fee of fifteen dollars () shall be paid to the
department for a certificate of ownership issued without registration
of the vehicle.


9255.  Upon application for the transfer of the title or any
interest of an owner or legal owner in or to a vehicle registered
under this code, or for which a certificate of ownership has been
issued without registration under Section 4452, other than upon a
transfer to a chattel mortgagee and other than upon a transfer to a
transferee not required under this code to obtain the issuance to the
owner of a new certificate of ownership and registration card, there
shall be paid the following fees:


     (1)  For a transfer by the owner of an automobile or
          motorcycle ..........................................   

     (2)  For a transfer by the owner of a trailer coach or
          commercial vehicle ..................................   

     (3)  For a transfer by the legal owner....................   

     (4)  When an application is presented showing a transfer
          by both the owner and legal owner of an automobile or
          motorcycle ..........................................   

     (5)  When an application is presented showing a transfer
          by both the owner and legal owner of a trailer coach
          or commercial vehicle ...............................   




9255.1.  A service fee of two dollars (), in addition to other
required fees, shall be paid to the department upon the initial
issuance of a registration card identifying a motor vehicle of a type
included in subdivision (b) of Section 4453.  Subsequent transfers
of title are exempted from the two-dollar () service fee.




9255.2.  (a) In addition to any other fees specified in this code
and the Revenue and Taxation Code, a fee of not more than fifty
dollars (), as determined by the Department of the California
Highway Patrol to cover the costs of implementing and conducting the
inspection program required under Section 5505, shall be paid to the
Department of Motor Vehicles at the time inspection is made for
initial registration or transfer of ownership of a vehicle included
in paragraphs (1) and (2) of subdivision (b) of Section 4453.
   (b) The fees collected pursuant to subdivision (a) shall be
deposited in the Motor Vehicle Account in the State Transportation
Fund.  The money deposited in the account shall be available, upon
appropriation by the Legislature, for distribution as follows:
   (1) Not more than three dollars () of each fee collected under
subdivision (a) to the Department of Motor Vehicles.
   (2) The remainder to the Department of the California Highway
Patrol.



9255.3.  Notwithstanding Section 9255, any vehicle transferred
pursuant to Section 14607.6 shall be subject to a title transfer fee
equal to the department's actual cost of processing that transfer.



9255.5.  Upon application for transfer of registration pursuant to
Section 5911, a fee as specified in Section 9265 shall be paid to the
department in addition to the regular transfer fee.



9256.  Upon filing with the department an application for transfer
of registration to the chattel mortgagee as provided herein there
shall be paid to the department a fee of three dollars () for each
vehicle registered under this code described in and subject to the
chattel mortgage.



9257.  Every notice of the installation in a vehicle of a motor
vehicle engine or motor required to be filed under Section 4161 shall
be accompanied by a filing fee of two dollars ().



9258.  A fee of fifteen dollars () shall be paid to the
department for each one-trip permit issued pursuant to Section 4003.



9258.5.  A fee of thirty-five dollars () shall be paid to the
department for each one-trip permit issued pursuant to Section
4003.5.


9259.  A fee of two dollars () shall be paid for each sticker or
device issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of
Chapter 4 of Division 3 or for each vehicle in a fleet upon transfer
of ownership as provided in Section 8054.




9259.3.  For each application to include an additional operating
area or a registration issued under Article 4 (commencing with
Section 8050) of Chapter 4 of Division 3, the department shall
require a deposit in an amount determined by the department to be
sufficient to ensure compliance with that article.



9259.5.  For each application for immediate telephone service for a
registration issued under Article 4 (commencing with Section 8050) of
Chapter 4 of Division 3, the department shall impose a fee in an
amount determined by the department to be sufficient to cover its
administrative costs under this section.



9260.  (a) The fee for a temporary registration issued under Section
4004 is one-quarter of the annual fees in Division 3 (commencing
with Section 4000) of this code and Part 5 (commencing with Section
10701) of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, for the period
that the vehicle is to be operated in this state.
   (b) The fee for a trip permit issued under Section 4004 is
forty-five dollars () for each commercial motor vehicle.



9261.  (a) A service fee of fifteen dollars () shall be paid for
an identification plate issued pursuant to Section 5014.  Publicly
owned special construction equipment, cemetery equipment, special
mobile equipment, logging vehicles, and implements of husbandry are
exempt from the service charge.
   (b) A service fee of fifteen dollars () shall be paid for an
identification plate issued pursuant to Section 5016.5.
   (c) Upon application for the transfer of interest of an owner in a
piece of equipment, vehicle, or implement of husbandry identified
pursuant to Section 5014, the transferee shall pay a fee of fifteen
dollars ().
   (d) A fee of fifteen dollars () shall be paid upon the renewal
of an identification plate issued pursuant to Section 5014 or 5016.5.



9261.1.  (a) Beginning July 1, 2008, the fee described in Section
9261, as adjusted pursuant to Section 1678, shall be increased by
five dollars ().
   (b) Two dollars and 50 cents (.50) of the increase shall be
deposited into the Alternative and Renewable Fuel and Vehicle
Technology Fund created by Section 44273 of the Health and Safety
Code, and two dollars and fifty cents (.50) shall be deposited into
the Air Quality Improvement Fund created by Section 44274.5 of the
Health and Safety Code.
   (c) This section shall remain in effect only until January 1,
2016, and as of that date is repealed, unless a later enacted
statute, that is enacted before January 1, 2016, deletes or extends
that date.


9262.  (a) The fee for a license issued to dealers and
lessor-retailers is as follows:
   (1) For the original license, or an ownership change which
requires a new application, except as provided by Section 42231, a
nonrefundable fee of one hundred fifty dollars (0).
   (2) For the annual renewal of a license, a fee of one hundred
dollars (0).
   (3) If an alteration of an existing license is caused by a firm
name change, address change, change in the corporate officer
structure, or the addition of a branch location, a fee of seventy
dollars ().
   (b) The fee for a license issued to dismantlers, manufacturers,
manufacturer branches, remanufacturers, remanufacturer branches,
transporters, distributors, and distributor branches is as follows:
   (1) For the original license, or an ownership change which
requires a new application, except as provided by Section 42231, a
nonrefundable fee of one hundred dollars (0).
   (2) For the annual renewal of a license, a fee of eighty-five
dollars ().
   (3) If an alteration of an existing license is caused by a firm
name change, address change, or the addition of a branch location, a
fee of fifty dollars ().
   (4) If an alteration of an existing license is caused by a change
in the corporate officer structure, a fee of seventy dollars ().
   (c) The fee for a license issued to representatives is as follows:

   (1) For the original license, or an ownership change which
requires a new application, except as provided by Section 42231, a
nonrefundable fee of fifty dollars ().
   (2) For the annual renewal of a license, a fee of eighty-five
dollars ().
   (d) The fee for an autobroker's endorsement to a dealer's license
is as follows:
   (1) For the original endorsement, a nonrefundable fee of fifty
dollars ().
   (2) For the annual  renewal of the endorsement, a fee of
twenty-five dollars ().
   (e) When the holder of a license for which a fee is provided in
this section applies for special plates as provided in subdivision
(b) of Section 11505 or subdivision (b) of Section 11714, the fee for
the plates and the annual renewal of the plates is the prevailing
vehicle registration fee as set forth in Section 9250 for the period
for which the special plates are issued or renewed.



9262.5.  It is the intent of the Legislature, in amending Section
9262 in 1990 to increase the fee for the annual renewal of the
license of a dealer and of a lessor-retailer to one hundred dollars
(0), that fifteen dollars () of that increase shall, when
appropriated, be utilized by the department for the investigation of
those dealers and lessor-retailers who demonstrate the greatest
potential for causing losses to consumers as shown by repeated
consumer complaints, habitual violations of the requirements of their
licenses, the issuance of a probationary license by the department,
or a violation of other standards and criteria established by the
department for these purposes.



9263.  Any automobile dismantler who fails to comply with Section
11520, or any other person who fails to comply with Section 5500 or
11520, shall pay an investigation service fee of fifteen dollars
().


9265.  Upon application for duplicates or substitutes as permitted
under this code, the following fees shall be paid:


     (a)  For a duplicate certificate of ownership
          or registration card or equipment
          identification card .....................       
     (b)  For any duplicate license plates, except
          environmental license plates, or
          substitute plates, or equipment
          identification plate for the same
          vehicle .................................        15



9266.  The fee for a temporary permit issued under Section 5010 is
one-tenth of the annual fees in Division 3 (commencing with Section
4000) of this code and Part 5 (commencing with Section 10701) of
Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code, for each calendar month
that the vehicle is to be operated in this state.  There shall be no
proration of fees for any fraction of a calendar month.



9266.5.  The fee for a temporary permit issued under subdivision (b)
of Section 9102.5 is one-tenth of the annual fees in Division 3
(commencing with Section 4000) of this code and Part 5 (commencing
with Section 10701) of Division 2 of the Revenue and Taxation Code,
for each calendar month that the vehicle is to be operated in this
state.  There shall be no proration of fees for any fraction of a
calendar month.



9268.  In addition to any other registration fee and notwithstanding
Section 9559, an additional fee of one dollar () shall be
collected upon the original registration of a motorcycle pursuant to
Section 4150.2.


9269.  A licensed automobile dismantler who acquires, for the
purpose of dismantling, a vehicle of a type subject to registration
under this code, and who complies with Section 11520, is not required
to pay fees or penalties that would otherwise be required if that
vehicle were to be currently registered.



9270.  (a) The department may charge a service fee of not more than
fifteen dollars (), in addition to other fees payable under this
code, for the expedited completion of any of the following services
within 72 hours after receipt of a complete and proper application
for the service:
   (1) Initial registration of a vehicle.
   (2) Transfer of registration of a vehicle.
   (3) Issuance of a duplicate certificate of ownership.
   (b) The services in subdivision (a) shall be available only at the
department's headquarters office in Sacramento.



9271.  In addition to any other fees specified in  this code, a fee
sufficient to cover the department's costs for the inspections
performed pursuant to Section 5505 shall be charged to register a
vehicle which has been declared a total loss salvage vehicle pursuant
to Section 11515 or which has been reported to have been dismantled
pursuant to Section 5500 or 11520.

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