BILL NUMBER: SB 1295 INTRODUCED BILL TEXT INTRODUCED BY Senator Huff FEBRUARY 23, 2012 An act to add Section 27906.3 to the Vehicle Code, relating to vehicles. LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST SB 1295, as introduced, Huff. Vehicles: schoolbuses: advertisements. Existing law requires every schoolbus, while being used for the transportation of school pupils at or below the 12th grade level, to bear upon the front and rear of the bus a plainly visible sign containing the word "schoolbus" in letters not less than 8 inches in height. Existing law requires that the letters on schoolbus signs be of proportionate width. This bill would authorize a school district to operate a schoolbus, as defined, upon which the school district has affixed commercial advertisements, notwithstanding any restrictions in law or regulation regarding the signage that may be affixed on a schoolbus. 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 27906.3 is added to the Vehicle Code, to read: 27906.3. Notwithstanding Section 27906 or any other law restricting the signage that may be affixed on a school bus, a school district may operate a school bus, as defined in Section 545, upon which the school district has affixed commercial advertisements.