If passed, SB 29 would require that safety councils determine red-light camera locations, not by how much revenue-generating potential an intersection has. It would also require that signs be posted 200 feet before the intersection.
If a citation were given, the information would have to be provided explaining how to challenge the ticket.
The state department of finance says that SB 29 could result in a $140 million loss of revenues.
From the San Jose Mercury News:
A Changes may be coming on the use of red-light cameras. Senate Bill 29, which would establish standards for the installation and operation of cameras and make it easier to challenge tickets, passed Monday by a 36-0 vote in the Senate. The bill, written by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, would: