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0 <br />RESOLUTION NO. 8964 <br />A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY <br />OF NEWPORT BEACH PROTESTING THE PRACTICE <br />OF THE DEPARTMENT OF MOTOR VEHICLES OF <br />SELLING THE NAMES AND ADDRESSES OF REGISTERED <br />AUTOMOBILE OWNERS <br />WHEREAS, the Department of Motor Vehicles is authorized <br />by California Vehicle Code Section 1810 to sell information from <br />its records concerning the registration of any motor vehicle, <br />including the name and address of the registrant; <br />WHEREAS, the Department of Motor Vehicles does in fact <br />sell this information in large quantities for mass mailings; and <br />WHEREAS, such information is often used by advertisers <br />for dissemination of unsolicited junk mail; and <br />WHEREAS, such mass mailings result in large deficits <br />in the operating costs of the U. S. Postal Service. <br />NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City Council <br />of the City of Newport Beach does hereby object to the practice <br />of the California Department of Motor Vehicles of selling informa- <br />tion from its records concerning the registration of any motor <br />vehicle when such information is used in furtherance of the <br />business interests of advertisers who make improper use of bulk <br />mailings at taxpayers' expense. <br />ADOPTED this 10th <br />ATTEST: <br />,j�- L,�� . <br />City Clerk <br />day of January , 1977. <br />ayor <br />ERTIFIED AS ORIGINA1 <br />i <br />CITY CLERK OF THE CITY OF NEW? BE <br />DATE; <br />JAN 13 1977 <br />DDO /bc <br />12/29/76 <br />