V C Section 9560 Waiver of Renewal Penalties Military Deployment
Waiver of Renewal Penalties: Military Deployment
9560. (a) The department shall waive all penalties that may be due for late payment of registration renewal fees on a vehicle for any period during which the registered owner is deployed to a location outside of the state.
(b) (1) For the purposes of this section, "deployed" means being ordered to temporary military duty during a period when a Presidential Executive order specifies that the United States is engaged in combat or homeland defense and the registered owner is one of the following:
(A) A member of the armed forces.
(B) A member of the armed forces reserve or the National Guard who has been called to active duty or active service.
(2) "Deployed" does not include either of the following:
(A) Temporary duty for the sole purpose of training or processing.
(B) A permanent change of station.
(c) This section does not apply to a registered owner who applies for registration renewal more than 60 days after termination of his or her deployment.