california legislature—2017–18 regular session
ASSEMBLY BILL No. 2026
Introduced by Assembly Member Lackey
February 5, 2018
An act to add Sections 11704.6 and 11801 to the Vehicle Code,
relating to vehicle sales.
legislative counsel’s digest
AB 2026, as introduced, Lackey. Used vehicle: salespersons.
Existing law requires a person who acts as a vehicle dealer or
salesperson to be licensed by the Department of Motor Vehicles.
Existing law additionally requires a person who applies for a used
vehicle dealer’s license to complete an educational program of not less
than 4 hours, covering specified topics, including motor vehicle
financing, advertising, odometers, air pollution control requirements,
and departmental forms, and to complete a written exam.
This bill would, with certain exceptions, prohibit a person licensed
as a salesperson from performing the functions of a salesperson for a
dealer that sells used vehicles unless he or she has completed an
educational program on the same topics as the program required for
licensed dealers within the previous 2 years, and to provide evidence
of completion to his or her employer. The bill would also require the
dealer to maintain evidence that all salespersons employed by that dealer
are in compliance with this requirement.
Because a violation of these provisions would be a crime, this bill
would create a state-mandated local program.
The California Constitution requires the state to reimburse local
agencies and school districts for certain costs mandated by the state.
Statutory provisions establish procedures for makin
This bill would provide that no reimbursement is required by this act
for a specified reason.
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes.
State-mandated local program: yes.
WE SUPPORT AB2026 AND REQUIRED TRAINING FOR LICENSED SALESPERSONS