California Bill to Prohibit State Issued IDs With RFID Tags

by Sabrina I. Pacifici on March 1, 2005

SB 682, introduced 2/22/2005 by Senator Simitian: The act would prohibit identity documents (including library cards) created, mandated, or issued by various public entities from containing a contactless integrated circuit or other device that can broadcast personal information or enable personal information to be scanned remotely.
Related references:

  • Smartcard Industry Report Compares Technology With RFID
  • Berkeley Public Library’s Use of RFID Results in Privacy Controversy
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