AB 1047: bill would expressly prohibit state and local law enforcement agencies receiving grant money for a motorcycle safety program from using that money for the implementation of motorcycle only checkpoints.
June 28: Read third time. Passed. Ordered to the Assembly. (Ayes 36. Noes 0.) June 28: In Assembly. Concurrence in Senate amendments pending. May be considered on or after June 30 pursuant to Assembly Rule 77.
July 2: Senate amendments concurred in. To Engrossing and Enrolling.
AB 1047 Assembly Bill - ENROLLED
ASSEMBLY: |55-5 |(January 17, SENATE: |36-0 |(June 28, 2012)
SUMMARY : Prohibits state and local law enforcement from conducting motorcycle-only checkpoints.
The Senate amendments delete the prohibition on the use of National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) grant funds for the establishment of motorcycle-only checkpoints and instead prohibit the establishment of motorcycle-only checkpoints.
EXISTING LAW :
1)Authorizes a local jurisdiction to establish, by ordinance, on highways under its jurisdiction, vehicle inspection and sobriety checkpoints to check for violations related to the escape of exhaust products and drivers who are under the influence of drugs or alcohol.
2)Requires a driver of a motor vehicle to stop and submit to an inspection at a checkpoint when signs are displayed requiring a stop.
3)Authorizes a local jurisdiction to fund vehicle inspection and sobriety checkpoints through fine proceeds.
AS PASSED BY THE ASSEMBLY , this bill prohibited state and local law enforcement from using NHTSA grant funds to implement motorcycle-only checkpoints.
FISCAL EFFECT : None
COMMENTS : By introducing this legislation, the author intends to ensure that motorcycle-only checkpoints are prohibited in California.
AB1890: This bill would require a motorcyclist to instead use any one of 5 specified methods when using a transponder or other electronic toll payment device to pay tolls or other charges when entering a vehicle crossing or toll highway.
Status: June 29: Enrolled and presented to the Governor at 2 p.m.
AB 1890 Assembly Bill - ENROLLED