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California 2015 Legislative Session: Bills Tracked

Bicycle and Pedestrian Bills AB1096, David Chiu, D-San Francisco Motorized bicycles. Spot bill AB157, Marc Levine, D-San Rafael Richmond-San Rafael Bridge. Third vehicle lane and bike lane: complete design work at same time as EIR AB208, Robert Bigelow, R-O'Neals Bikeways. Spot bill AB28, Kansen Chu, D-San Jose Bike: rear lights. Would require red flashing rear light or reflective gear on bikes at night AB40, Phil Ting, D-San Francisco Golden Gate Bridge. Would prohibit charging tolls to bicycles and pedestrians AB604, Kristin Olsen, R-Modesto Electric Skateboards. Subjects electrically powered skateboards to vehicle laws and allows them to use bike lanes AB875, Matthew Harper, R-Huntington Beach Low-speed electric bicycles. Would define "low-speed electric bicycles" and exempt them from the prohibition on bicycle lanes AB902, Richard Bloom, D-Santa Monica Bicycle cops. Spot bill SB192, Carol Liu, D-La Canada-Flintridge Bicycles: Mandatory Helmets. Would require helmets (all the time) and reflective gear (at night) for all bicycle riders SB564, Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres School zone fines. Would require that an additional fine of $35 be imposed if a violation occurs in a school zone, and that fines be used to fund school zone safety projects within the Active Transportation Program SB595, Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres School zone speed limits. Spot bill SB632, Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres School zones speed limits. Would allow cities/counties to establish a 15 mph speed limit near schools on a 30 mph highway; could apply 24 hours a day SB698, Anthony Cannella, R-Ceres ATP: school zone safety projects. Would allocate funding from GHG Reduction Fund (that is, cap-and-trade) to school zone safety projects within ATP AB8, Mike Gatto, D-Glendale Hit & Run: Emergency Services. Would create “Yellow Alert” system AB534, Eric Linder, R-Corona Hit & Run. Would revoke license for 6 months under plea bargains if a driver struck a person in the course of a hit-and-run