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HB 5288 - Expand Use of Red Light Cameras - Key Vote

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Tim Bivins voted Nay (Passage With Amendment) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Failed With Amendment (Senate) (26-24) - (Key vote)

Title: Expand Use of Red Light Cameras

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would allow DeKalb, LaSalle, McLean, Peoria, Sangamon, and Winnebago counties to install red-light cameras under certain conditions.

Highlights:
- Requires counties and municipalities to perform a six-month evaluation of accident rates and to install strobe lights in the traffic signals at intersections with high accident rates for three months before installing red-light cameras (Sec. 5). - Requires the duration of yellow lights at intersections with red-light cameras to be at least three seconds (Sec. 5). - Specifies that no persons shall be ticketed as a result of a red-light camera unless their entire vehicles cross a stop-line marking on the road (Sec. 5).
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NOTE: THIS LEGISLATION NEEDED A THREE-FIFTHS MAJORITY VOTE TO PASS.

Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (65-39) -
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Expand Use of Red Light Cameras

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