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28-2533. Registration; violation; additional civil penalty; disposition of civil penalty
A. In addition to all other penalties prescribed by law, an owner of a motor vehicle that is or was registered in another state, territory or foreign country who knowingly fails to register the vehicle for the first time in this state as required by law is, notwithstanding any other law, subject to a civil penalty of three hundred dollars.
B. A court shall not dismiss an action brought under this section merely because the defendant has obtained the appropriate registration after violating this section.
C. The law enforcement agency that cites the owner for a violation of this section shall retain twenty per cent of the civil penalty provided by this section. The court shall deposit, pursuant to sections 35-146 and 35-147, any remaining monies collected under this section in the Arizona highway user revenue fund.