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Sub HB 1778 - Traffic Light Cameras - Key Vote

Virginia Key Votes

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Legislation - Signed (Executive) -

Title: Traffic Light Cameras

Legislation - Bill Passed (Senate) (30-10) - (Key vote)

Title: Traffic Light Cameras

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that gives localities the authority to install traffic light cameras and to fine drivers who fail to comply with traffic light signals.

Highlights:
-Caps fines for traffic light violations at $50 and disallows the inclusion of violations caught on camera on official driving records (Sec. 1). -Prohibits insurance companies from considering violations caught on camera (Sec. 1). -Limits use of information collected from traffic light signals to purposes related to the enforcement of traffic laws (Sec. 1). -Requires localities to post signs within 500 feet of intersections that notify drivers of the cameras (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (63-35) - (Key vote)

Title: Traffic Light Cameras

Highlights:
-Caps fines for traffic light violations at $50 and disallows the inclusion of violations caught on camera on official driving records (Sec. 1). -Prohibits insurance companies from considering violations caught on camera (Sec. 1). -Limits use of information collected from traffic light signals to purposes related to the enforcement of traffic laws (Sec. 1). -Requires localities to post signs within 500 feet of intersections that notify drivers of the cameras (Sec. 1).
Note:

NOTE: THIS IS A SUBSTITUTE BILL, MEANING THE LANGUAGE OF THE ORIGINAL BILL HAS BEEN REPLACED. THE DEGREE TO WHICH THE SUBSTITUTE BILL TEXT DIFFERS FROM THE PREVIOUS VERSION OF THE TEXT CAN VARY GREATLY.

Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Traffic Light Cameras

Sponsors

  • John A. Cosgrove Jr. (VA - R) (Out Of Office)
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