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SB 1891 (Perata)

  • Permits State and Local Government entities to use Internet technology to register bicycles.

  • Ensures consumer privacy by making the unauthorized release of personal information subject to penalties.

  • Guarantees that local law enforcement agencies have access to the Internet registration database(s) to enable them to return recovered bicycles to their rightful owners.

  • Caps registration fees at the amount currently allowed by state law.

  • Works with bicycle retailers.

  • Requires, beginning January 1, 2006, that the serial number of a bicycle be clearly identified.

  • Will result in more recovered bicycles to their rightful owners and help law enforcement officials.

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