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SB 1268: Electronic Toll Collection Privacy (2010)


SB 1268 protects the privacy of motorists in California by controlling the use of personal information that is collected and stored by electronic toll collection systems (i.e., travel pattern data, location, speed, time of day, address, telephone number, bank account information, credit card number, etc.).

The bill also provides a civil remedy for drivers whose personal information is released in violation of this section to recover damages, reasonable costs and attorney’s fees.

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

For more information, you can read the SB 1268 "Fact Sheet" prepared by a member of Senator Simitian's staff.

Final Status and Text

SB 1268 is no longer active. Its final status was:
Signed into Law

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

News & Press Releases about SB 1268

12/21/2010 - Consumer Rights Group Gives Simitian 100% Score

09/30/2010 - Simitian FasTrak Privacy Bill Signed by Governor

09/30/2010 - New law will shield FasTrak users' information

08/25/2010 - FasTrak Privacy Bill Passes Legislature

08/08/2010 - Governor must weigh in on state's right to shield personal data

06/07/2010 - FasTrak Privacy Bill Passes State Senate

06/03/2010 - Fast-tracking personal info

05/28/2010 - Simitian Bills Aim to Protect Drivers' Rights: Tolls, Privacy and Due Process at Issue

03/22/2010 - Privacy interview