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Amends law to allow any city or county to increase fines for Vehicle Code violations near school buildings or grounds, if city council or county board of supervisors votes to adopt this section. Amends law to provide funds to enhance safety of students traveling to and from school on foot or by bicycle in any city, county or school district that adopts a school pedestrian-bicyclist safety program. Uses funds from traffic fines to pay for such programs. Deletes automatic repeal dates of amended provisions. Summary of estimate by Legislative Analyst and Director of Finance of fiscal impact on state and local governments: This measure would have the following fiscal effect: Potential one-time costs to state and local governments, totaling up to two million dollars. Unknown annual increases in revenue to local governments for pedestrian and bicycle safety programs from the collection of additional fines.
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TRAFFIC VIOLATIONS IN SCHOOL ZONES. INCREASED FINES. SCHOOL SAFETY PROGRAMS. INITIATIVE STATUTE. California Initiative 1019 (2003).