SB 206, as amended, Gaines. Vehicle information systems.
Existing law imposes various limitations on emissions of air contaminants for the control of air pollution from vehicular and nonvehicular sources. Existing law generally designates the State Air Resources Board as the state agency with the primary responsibility for the control of vehicular air pollution. Existing law requires the state board to adopt and implement motor vehicle emission standards, in-use performance standards, and motor vehicle fuel specifications for the control of air contaminants, including standards for off-road and nonvehicle engine categories.
This bill would prohibit the state board from obtaining locational data
begin delete or vehicle speed dataend delete
from a vehicle information system, as begin delete defined. The bill would provide that these provisions do not apply to the motor vehicle inspection and maintenance program, commonly known as smog check.end delete
Vote: majority. Appropriation: no. Fiscal committee: yes. State-mandated local program: no.
The people of the State of California do enact as follows:
Section 43003 is added to the Health and Safety
2Code, to read:
(a) The state board shall not obtain locational data
begin delete or from a vehicle information
4vehicle speed dataend delete
begin delete system.end delete
7(b) “Vehicle information system” means a computer or other
8device embedded or integrated into the vehicle, other than an event
9recorder, that records, generates, stores, or collects data that can
10by itself or with other information be used to distinguish or
11individually identify the registered
begin delete owned,end delete of the vehicle,
12the driver of the vehicle, or the operation, use, or condition of the
14(c) This section does not apply to Chapter 5 (commencing with