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SB 29: Red Light Cameras (2011)


Senate Bill 29 would protect the rights of Californians cited by traffic enforcement cameras. It would require that cities using red light cameras establish policies and procedures to better ensure that citations are properly and appropriately issued, and that motorists can effectively challenge incorrectly administered tickets.

After the bill passed the Legislature, Senator Simitian sent a letter to the Governor urging his signature.

For more information, you can read the SB 29 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

SB 29 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Vetoed by the Governor

You can read its final text on the Legislature's Bill Information site.

News & Press Releases about SB 29

08/27/2012 - Legislature Passes Simitian Bill To Curb Red-Light Camera Abuses

06/04/2012 - Palo Alto Lawmaker’s Bill Would Restrict Use Of Red-Light Cameras

05/31/2012 - Senate Passes Simitian Bill To Curb Red-Light Camera Abuses

10/07/2011 - "Red-Light Camera" Reforms Vetoed by Governor

09/01/2011 - "Red Light Camera" Reforms Headed To Governor

05/16/2011 - Senate Approves Measure To Protect Motorists From "Red Light Camera" Abuses

03/03/2011 - Simitian Announces 'Oughta Be a Law' Winners