The proposed law, AB 342 (Chiu, San Francisco) was written by the cities of San Francisco and San Jose, and as filed in 2017 would have restricted the cameras to just those two cities.But it is likely that when the bill is re-launched in 2018, other large and small cities will ask to be added; two of the co-authors of the bill represent a number of medium size cities near San Jose and there are Vision Zero programs in Los Angeles and San Diego. 2016 Article May 18, 2015 Article May 31, 2015 Article Three of Assemblymember Chiu's co-authors on AB 342 were authors or co-authors of other current anti-motorist bills discussed below; Sen. Please let your legislators and councilmembers know that you are opposed to photo radar and any new version of AB 342.Weiner authored SCA 6 and co-authored SB 1 (which was signed into law by Gov. 28, 2017 and raised your motoring taxes) and SB 185, Sen. To see one of the reasons why everyone - even those who never speed - should oppose photo radar, read about the newly exposed corruption in the City of Fremont - see Table 2 in Set # 1 on the Fremont Docs page.
If you have trouble contacting the right person at your club in California, call AAA National Headquarters in Florida: Executive Office (407) 444-7000 Board's fax: (407) 444-8416 Public Affairs (202) 942-2050. 2017 a bill (AB 342) was filed to allow the use of photo radar (speed cameras) in California.
The new bill will suffer the same fate unless the motoring public starts phoning their legislators about it, writing letters to the editor about it, etc. 16, 2017, and after receiving unanimous "aye" votes in three Senate committees and on the Senate floor it moved to the Assembly where it got "held" (stopped) in the Assembly Appropriations Committee, thus could not move ahead in 2017.
SB 1132 is the sixth attempt to reduce the fine for rolling right turns. SB 493 was the new version (with some changes) of 2016's SB 986, which also failed to pass, for the exact same reason - the Assembly Appropriations Committee held it.
Last year (2017), SB 362 (Galgiani) and AB 1418 (O'Donnell) attempted to do the same - and AB 1418 passed.
Galgiani's first attempt to enlarge the protected list was SB 1131 of 2016.