Calif. Bill Seeks To Limit Use Of License Plate Data

Law360, San Diego (March 21, 2012, 11:14 PM EDT) -- A California Senate panel is set to consider a bill Tuesday that would limit how long state and local law enforcement agencies can hold on to data captured by license plate scanning technology, but the legislation faces opposition from sheriffs and police departments that say keeping the information is important for solving crimes.

The Senate Transportation and Housing Committee is set to review S.B. 1330, introduced in February by Sen. Joe Simitian, D-Palo Alto, that seeks to restrict agencies from keeping data collected by license plate...
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