Hawaii HB 187 – Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program

Bill Location:
HawaiiAssembly / House
Bill Title:

Establishes the photo red light imaging detector systems program. Authorizes counties to administer the program. Requires fines collected for violations on a county highway to be transmitted to the appropriate county after expenses are deducted.

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UPDATE May 3, 2019: 2019 Legislative session is in recess until January 15, 2020. Odd-number year sessions carry over to even-number years.

HB 187 was introduced to the state house on January 18, 2019 and referred to the Transportation Committee. The bill has not yet been scheduled for a hearing or a vote.

A similar bill, SB 169, has been introduced to the Hawaii Senate.

HB 187 allows counties to start their own red-light camera programs and makes sure each county that has a program will share in the ticket revenue. The NMA is opposed to red-light cameras for many reasons. More information about our objections is provided here.

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