V C Section 5101.7 Olympic License Plates

Olympic License Plates

5101.7.  (a) Until December 31, 1984, any person described in Section 5101 may also apply for a set of commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates and the department shall issue those special license plates in lieu of the regular license plates. No commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates shall be issued pursuant to an application therefor which is submitted on or after January 1, 1985, but the holder of those plates may thereafter renew or retain them, ( )1 or transfer them to another vehicle, subject to this article.

(b) Except as provided in this section, the issue, renewal, cancellation, retention, and transfer of the commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates shall be subject to the provisions of this article as if they were environmental license plates. Until December 31, 1989, duplicate, replacement plates shall be identical commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates of the same letter, number, and design as originally issued. On and after January 1, 1990, duplicate or replacement plates shall be provided pursuant to this article.

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( )3(c) Notwithstanding the color, design, and number of digit requirements of Section 5102, the department shall design the commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates, which shall be reflectorized license plates issued pursuant to Section 4850. The commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates shall be of a distinctive design, as determined by the department after consultation with the Los Angeles Olympic Organizing ( )4 Committee.

Amended Sec. 27, Ch. 523, Stats. 2013. Effective January 1, 2014.
The 2013 amendment added the italicized material, and at the point(s) indicated, deleted the following:
1. "obtain duplicate replacements for them, "
2. "(c) Notwithstanding subdivision (a) of Section 5106, in addition to the regular registration fee, the applicant shall be charged a fee of one hundred dollars ($100) for a set of commemorative 1984 Olympic reflectorized license plates described in subdivision (d)."
3. "(d)"
4 " Committee, and shall be available, upon request in the application, in an indicated combination of letters or numbers, or both, and as requested as a registration number."