Every state reports to a national registry. If you receive a ticket or license suspension, that ticket or suspension is reported into the registry. Then, if you apply for a license in another state, that state will check with the registry to see if you are eligible for a license. If not, then no license will be issued.
In this case, California has issued a suspension of your license and reported that suspension to the registry. If you apply for a license in Utah, or anywhere else, they will check with the registry, locate the suspension and deny you a license.
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Please understand that I only know what you tell me. If you don't tell me something, I am left to assume that I am providing new information. As to the license expiring, this is irrelevant. If you have a ticket or a suspension, it will be reported to the registry as I detailed above. So, regardless of the license expiring, the suspension will still be there and will still prevent you from obtaining a license.
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