Sen. Patricia Bates’ Bill Will Give Californians Relief from Long DMV Lines
SACRAMENTO – In an effort to provide some relief to Californians who have to wait for hours at their local Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) office to conduct routine business, Senator Patricia Bates (R-Laguna Niguel) will propose urgency legislation that will give an additional 90 days on all license renewals set to expire this year. Her bill will also extend the deadline for new Californians to register their out-of-state cars.
“No Californian should spend an entire day off work waiting in line to take care of DMV business or wait for several weeks to make an appointment,” said Senator Bates. “The media stories and first-hand accounts from constituents about shockingly-long wait times and other logistical challenges at DMV offices demands that the Legislature act quickly. That’s why I’m proposing a ‘Plus 90’ solution where the DMV extends license renewal and out-of-state registration deadlines by 90 days this year. My ‘Plus 90’ bill will give the DMV time to address its problems and give Californians time to plan accordingly.” Continue reading