AB 1045

  • California Assembly Bill
  • 2021-2022 Regular Session
  • Introduced in Assembly
  • Assembly
  • Senate
  • Governor

Department of Motor Vehicles: private partnerships: specialized and personalized license plates.


Existing law requires a motor vehicle that is operated upon a highway to be registered, and requires the Department of Motor Vehicles to issue license plates, as described, to a vehicle that has been registered. Existing law requires a motor vehicle to display license plates. Existing law requires the department to issue certain specialized license plate designs and to issue a license plate with a combination of numbers and letters assigned by the department or, upon request and subject to approval, with a personalized combination of numbers or letters. Existing law authorizes the department to enter into contractual agreements with qualified private industry partners for the purpose of providing specified services related to the titling and registration of vehicles. This bill would express the intent of the Legislature to enact legislation that would establish a new pathway for license plate design with a private industry partner. The bill would require the department to enter into a contractual agreement with a private industry partner to provide services related to the marketing, order processing, manufacturing, and delivery of specialized and personalized license plates, as specified.

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Mar 04, 2021


Referred to Com. on TRANS.

  • Referral-Committee
Com. on TRANS.

Feb 19, 2021


From printer. May be heard in committee March 21.

Feb 18, 2021


Read first time. To print.

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