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    $3 traffic fee for spinal cord injury research passes Assembly committee

    $3 traffic fee for spinal cord injury research passes Assembly committee
    San Francisco Business Times - by Ron Leuty
    Date: Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 4:09pm PDT - Last Modified: Tuesday, April 26, 2011, 4:12pm PDT

    A plan to funnel a $3 surcharge from every moving traffic violation — an estimated $11 million a year — to a spinal cord injury research fund cleared a key California Assembly hurdle Tuesday and could be approved by lawmakers by the end of summer.

    Assembly Bill 190 — renewing the so-called Roman Reed law, named after a former Chabot College football player paralyzed during a tackle — was approved 4-3 by the Assembly’s public safety committee. It will go to the appropriations committee next month, then to the full Assembly and the Senate.


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    That's wonderful so long as the brilliant politicians don't later decide to take the money away to use for something else.

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    Great! this is a very good news!

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    I hope some of our emails helped!
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