PREFILED    JAN 08 2020

REFERENCE TITLE: vehicle registration fees; proration





State of Arizona


Fifty-fourth Legislature

Second Regular Session




SB 1078


Introduced by

Senator Bowie: Representatives Jermaine, Pawlik





amending section 28‑5807, Arizona Revised Statutes; relating to vehicle registration.





Be it enacted by the Legislature of the State of Arizona:

Section 1.  Section 28-5807, Arizona Revised Statutes, is amended to read:

START_STATUTE28-5807.  Registration period; proration; retroactive collection

A.  The director shall initially register a vehicle with a registration expiration of twelve months from the last day of the month in which the vehicle was initially purchased.

B.  The director may register or reregister a vehicle for less than twelve months and prorate the annual vehicle license tax and registration fee if the director determines proration tends to fulfill the purpose of the monthly registration system.

C.  The director shall not collect a vehicle license tax or registration fee retroactively for any period that the vehicle was not registered if the current owner of the vehicle was not the owner of the vehicle during any part of the period in which the vehicle was not registered. END_STATUTE

Sec. 2.  Retroactivity

This act applies retroactively to from and after August 30, 2019.