A plan to double California's vehicle-license fee is on hold.

Former Caltrans director and current Executive Director of Transportation California, Will Kempton, did not offer specifics for putting the ballot initiative on the back burner.

State election officials had given organizers the go-ahead to begin collecting signatures to qualify for the November ballot.

The California Road Repairs Act of 2014 would generate billions for road improvements by raising the vehicle license fee by 1 percent based on a vehicle's market value.