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HB16-1231: Restricting The Use Of Red Light Cameras

Privacy & Technology
Bill Number: HB16-1231
Year: 2016
ACLU Position: Support
Sponsors: S. Lesbock / M. Carroll

Description:

Current law allows the use of automated vehicle identification
systems designed to detect disobedience to a traffic signal on all traffic
signals.
The bill prohibits the use of automated vehicle identification
systems designed to detect disobedience to a traffic signal on collector
roads and local streets. The bill allows the use of the systems:
• Within a school zone;
• Within a highway or road construction or repair zone; and
• On arterial roads.
The bill requires that fines assessed through the use of red light
cameras be used for traffic safety improvements, traffic enforcement, or
related purposes.


Current Status:

Governor Vetoed (06/02/2016)



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