BILL NUMBER: AB 2729 AMENDED
AMENDED IN ASSEMBLY MARCH 25, 2010
INTRODUCED BY Assembly Member Ammiano
( Coauthor: Assembly Member
FEBRUARY 19, 2010
An act to
amend Section 23100 of add
Section 21455.8 to the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles.
LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST
AB 2729, as amended, Ammiano. Vehicles: rules of the
road: driving offenses. automated traffic enforcement
system: City and County of San Francisco.
Existing law authorizes the limit line, intersection, or other
places where a driver is required to stop to be equipped with an
automated traffic enforcement system if the system meets certain
requirements. Existing law authorizes a governmental agency to
contract out the operation of the system under certain circumstances,
except for specified activities.
This bill would authorize the City and County of San Francisco to
utilize an automated traffic enforcement system to enforce a
specified traffic offense from Market Street onto the Central Freeway
located at the intersection of Market Street and Octavia Boulevard
if the system meets the above-stated requirements.
This bill would state the findings and declarations of the
Legislature concerning the need for special legislation.
Existing law establishes various driving offenses that apply to
vehicles upon the highways and elsewhere throughout the state, unless
expressly provided otherwise.
This bill would make technical, nonsubstantive changes to that
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: no.
State-mandated local program: no.
THE PEOPLE OF THE STATE OF CALIFORNIA DO ENACT AS FOLLOWS:
SECTION 1. Section 21455.8 is added to the
Vehicle Code , to read:
21455.8. The City and County of San Francisco may utilize an
automated traffic enforcement system to enforce a violation of
subdivision (d) of Section 22101, from Market Street onto the Central
Freeway located at the intersection of Market Street and Octavia
Boulevard, if the system meets the requirements of Section 21455.5.
SEC. 2. Due to the unique circumstances concerning
traffic enforcement in the City and County of San Francisco, the
Legislature finds and declares that a general statute cannot be made
applicable within the meaning of Section 16 of Article IV of the
California Constitution. Therefore, this special statute is necessary
and applicable only to the City and County of San Francisco.
SECTION 1. Section 23100 of the Vehicle Code is
amended to read:
23100. This chapter applies to vehicles upon the highways and
elsewhere throughout the state unless expressly provided otherwise.