Massachusetts Senate Bill 1376 – For legislation relative to automated enforcement
For legislation relative to automated enforcementFull Bill Text
UPDATE February 27, 2020: Motion to lay on the table pending and postponed to the next session.
UPDATE February 20, 2020: Placed in Orders of the Day for February 27th.
UPDATE December 2, 2019: Bill reported favorably by Joint Committee on Public Safety and Homeland Security, and referred to Senate Ways and Means Committee.
UPDATE October 16, 2019: Committee hearing postponed until October 22, 2019.
S 1376 was introduced to the Senate on January 22, 2019. The House concurred the same day. The bill was assigned to the Joint Public Safety and Homeland Committee.
The bill would allow Massachusetts communities to employ automated enforcement camera programs on roads or attached to school buses. The NMA opposes photo enforcement for these reasons. Photo enforcement is currently prohibited in the Commonwealth.