AB 718 - Authorizes Sleeping in Vehicles - California Key Vote


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Title: Authorizes Sleeping in Vehicles

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that prohibits a local government from punishing an individual for sleeping in a vehicle.


  • Prohibits the legislative body of a city or county from taking the following actions in response to an individual sleeping or resting in a lawfully parked motor vehicle (Sec. 2):
    • Prohibiting the act of sleeping or resting in the vehicle;
    • Removing or impounding the vehicle; or
    • Subjecting the individual to criminal or civil penalties.