2021 California Code
Vehicle Code - VEH
CHAPTER 2 - Registration of Off-Highway Vehicles; Original and Renewal of Identification; Issuance of Certificates of Ownership
ARTICLE 3 - Evidences of Identification
Section 38080.

Universal Citation: CA Veh Code § 38080 (2021)

(a) The department may authorize, under Section 4456, dealers licensed under Article 1 (commencing with Section 11700) of Chapter 4 of Division 5 to use the process described in Section 4456 and corresponding temporary identification devices upon off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification that they sell.

(b) Off-highway motor vehicles subject to identification that are purchased from dealers not required to be licensed under Article 1 (commencing with Section 11700) of Chapter 4 of Division 5, or that are specially constructed by the owner or owners, may be operated off-highway, as provided by this division, without an identification plate or device or identification certificate, provided a receipt or other suitable device issued by the department is displayed upon the vehicle evidencing an application has been made and appropriate fees paid pursuant to this division, until the identification plate or device and identification certificate are received from the department.

(c) This section shall become operative January 1, 2019.

(Repealed (in Sec. 25) and added by Stats. 2016, Ch. 90, Sec. 26. (AB 516) Effective January 1, 2017. Section operative January 1, 2019, by its own provisions.)

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