Senate Bill 50 (Marler, et al. – 1969)
Chapter 111, Statutes of 1969
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As enacted, Senate Bill 50 amended section 28051 of, and added section 28052 to the Vehicle Code, relating to motor vehicles. (See Exhibit #1d) Senate Bill 50 was introduced by Senators Marler, Cusanovich, and Lagomarsino on January 8, 1969. (See Exhibit #1a)
Senate Bill 50 was assigned to the Senate Committee on Transportation and the Assembly Committee on Transportation where policy issues raised by the bill were considered. (See Exhibit #2) Two amendments were made to Senate Bill 50. (See Exhibits #1b, #1c and #2) Subsequent to legislative approval, Governor Ronald Reagan signed Senate Bill 50 on May 27, 1969, and it was recorded by the Secretary of State as Chapter 111 of the Statutes of 1969. (See Exhibits #1d and #2)
The Business and Transportation Agency’s Enrolled Bill Report of Senate Bill 50 summarizes the provisions of the bill as follows:
Prohibits the disconnecting, turning back, or reseting of motor vehicle odometers with the intent to reduce mileage indicated, specifies that new motor vehicle warranty when based on mileage, is based on the amount of miles driven after first sold and that such provisions apply only to motor vehicles sold on or after the effective date of the section.
(See Exhibit #5, document PE-7)