The bill, S-2863, changes the expiration date for vehicle registration from the last day of the 12th month after the registration was issued to the numerical date of the individual’s birthday. Registrations for new vehicles will expire on the person’s numerical day of birth in the 48th month after the registration was issued.
If a person was born on a day that doesn’t match up with a numerical day in the expiring month, like Feb. 29, the registration will expire on the last day of the month.
“Even though MVC offices are open throughout the month, many people still choose to wait until the last minute to renew their registration,” Senator Pennacchio said. “We’ve already taken other steps to improve customer experience at MVC offices. Hopefully this will help our mission to provide our residents with the kind of service they deserve.”