New Insurance Legislation
California Vehicle Code §§ 4000.38 and 16058 require:
Insurers that issue private-use vehicle liability policies and coverage, or private-use vehicle policies issued by an automobile assigned risk plan, to:
- Electronically report to DMV all private-use vehicle liability policies or coverage within 30 days of the effective date of the coverage.
- Electronically report to DMV the termination of a reported policy, or any change of information previously reported, within 45 days of the date of the termination or change.
DMV to suspend a vehicle's registration if:
- An insurance company notifies DMV that the required coverage has been canceled, and there is no replacement coverage.
- Evidence of financial responsibility has not been submitted to DMV within 30 days of the issuance of a registration certificate for an original or transfer of registration.
If your insurance company is affected by this program, please contact the Vehicle Registration Insurance Program Administrator at firstname.lastname@example.org for the electronic specifications and requirements to participate. Individuals with questions concerning electronic reporting of their insurance information should directly contact their insurance company