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SB 1303: Red Light Cameras (2012)


Senate Bill 1303 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.

Final Status and Text

SB 1303 is no longer active.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 1303

09/28/2012 - Governor Green Lights Simitian's Red-Light Camera Reforms

09/17/2012 - Reining in red light camera abuses

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