Texas HB 1631 – Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems


Bill Location:
TexasAssembly / House
Bill Title:

Relating to prohibiting the use of photographic traffic signal enforcement systems.

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NMA Recommendation:
Support

UPDATE May 14, 2019: Considered in public hearing.

UPDATE May 10, 2019: Bill sent to Senate, after it was passed as amended in the House. Senate referred it to the Transportation Committee.

UPDATE May 6, 2019: Placed on General State Calendar.

UPDATE April 17, 2019: Reported favorably without amendments.

UPDATE March 26, 2019: Scheduled for a public hearing on March 26.

UPDATE March 4, 2019: Referred to House Transportation Committee

HB 1631 was introduced in the House on February 12, 2019. The bill has not yet been assigned to a committee.

The bill would prohibit a local authority from implementing a photographic traffic signal system within its jurisdiction. The NMA opposes photo enforcement for a number of reasons, many outlined here for red-light cameras and here for speed cameras.

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