Handheld photo speed monitoring devices; State Police may operate a device in or around work zones. (SB509)

Introduced By

Sen. Bill Carrico (R-Grayson)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Handheld photo speed monitoring devices. Provides that the Department of State Police may operate a handheld photo speed monitoring device, defined in the bill, in or around a highway work zone for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are traveling at speeds of at least 12 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone speed limit within such highway work zone when (i) workers are present and (ii) such highway work zone is indicated by appropriately placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the use of such handheld automated speed monitoring device. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Failed


01/09/2018Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/10/18 18104235D
01/09/2018Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/29/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB509)
01/31/2018Reported from Transportation with amendments (10-Y 3-N) (see vote tally)
02/02/2018Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/05/2018Read second time
02/05/2018Reading of amendments waived
02/05/2018Committee amendments agreed to
02/05/2018Engrossed by Senate as amended SB509E
02/05/2018Printed as engrossed 18104235D-E
02/06/2018Passed by temporarily
02/06/2018Read third time and passed Senate (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
02/07/2018Impact statement from DPB (SB509E)
02/08/2018Placed on Calendar
02/08/2018Read first time
02/08/2018Referred to Committee on Militia, Police and Public Safety
02/19/2018Assigned MPPS sub: Subcommittee #2
02/22/2018Subcommittee failed to recommend reporting (2-Y 4-N)
03/06/2018Left in Militia, Police and Public Safety