Registration under this code shall apply to any vehicle owned by the United States
government, the state, or any city, county, or political subdivision of the state,
except in the following particulars:
(a) A license plate issued for a vehicle while publicly owned need not display the
year number for which it is issued, but shall display a distinguishing symbol or letter.
(b) The registration of the vehicle and the registration card issued therefor shall
not be renewed annually but shall remain valid until the certificate of ownership
is suspended, revoked, or canceled by the department or upon a transfer of any interest
shown in the certificate of ownership. If ownership of the vehicle is transferred to any person, the vehicle shall be reregistered
as a privately owned vehicle and the special license plates shall be surrendered to
(c) An identification plate used for special construction, cemetery, or special mobile
equipment need not display a distinguishing symbol or letter.
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