Photo speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. (HB1442)

Introduced By

Del. Jay Jones (D-Norfolk) with support from co-patron Del. Rodney Willett (D-Henrico)


Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law


Photo speed monitoring devices; civil penalty. Authorizes state and local law-enforcement agencies to operate photo speed monitoring devices, defined in the bill, in or around school crossing zones and highway work zones for the purpose of recording images of vehicles that are traveling at speeds of at least 10 miles per hour above the posted school crossing zone or highway work zone speed limit within such school crossing zone or highway work zone when such zone is indicated by conspicuously placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and that such photo speed monitoring devices are used in the area. The bill provides that the operator of a vehicle shall be liable for a monetary civil penalty, not to exceed $100, if such vehicle is found to be traveling at speeds of at least 10 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone or school crossing zone speed limit by the photo speed monitoring device. The bill provides that if the summons for a violation is issued by mail, the violation shall not be reported on the driver's operating record or to the driver's insurance agency, but if the violation is personally issued by an officer at the time of the violation, such violation shall be part of the driver's record and used for insurance purposes. The bill provides that the civil penalty will be paid to the locality in which the violation occurred if the summons is issued by a local law-enforcement officer and paid to the Literary Fund if the summons is issued by a law-enforcement officer employed by the Department of State Police. This bill incorporates HB 621 and HB 1721. Read the Bill »


Bill Has Passed


01/08/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20102488D
01/08/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/14/2020Assigned Transportation sub: Motor Vehicles
01/27/2020Subcommittee recommends reporting with substitute (5-Y 2-N)
01/30/2020House committee, floor amendments and substitutes offered
01/30/2020Reported from Transportation with substitute (13-Y 8-N) (see vote tally)
01/30/2020Committee substitute printed 20107126D-H1
01/30/2020Incorporates HB1721 (Hurst)
01/30/2020Incorporates HB621 (Willett)
02/03/2020Read first time
02/04/2020Read second time
02/04/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20107126D-H1
02/04/2020Engrossed by House - committee substitute HB1442H1
02/05/2020Read third time and passed House (53-Y 44-N)
02/05/2020VOTE: Passage (53-Y 44-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Constitutional reading dispensed
02/06/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
02/19/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1442H1)
02/20/2020Reported from Transportation with substitute (8-Y 7-N) (see vote tally)
02/20/2020Committee substitute printed 20108777D-S1
02/20/2020Rereferred to Finance and Appropriations
02/25/2020Reported from Finance and Appropriations with amendments (10-Y 6-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020VOTE: Adoption (49-Y 43-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Constitutional reading dispensed (38-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Read third time
02/26/2020Reading of substitute waived
02/26/2020Committee substitute agreed to 20108777D-S1
02/26/2020Reading of amendments waived
02/26/2020Committee amendments agreed to
02/26/2020Engrossed by Senate - committee substitute with amendments HB1442S1
02/26/2020Passed Senate with substitute with amendments (23-Y 17-N) (see vote tally)
02/26/2020Senate substitute with amendments agreed to by House 20108777D-S1 (49-Y 43-N)
03/03/2020Bill text as passed House and Senate (HB1442ER)
03/03/2020Impact statement from DPB (HB1442ER)
03/03/2020Signed by Speaker
03/04/2020Signed by President
03/12/2020Enrolled Bill communicated to Governor on March 12, 2020
03/12/2020G Governor's Action Deadline 11:59 p.m., April 11, 2020
04/11/2020Governor's recommendation received by House
04/22/2020VOTE: (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020Placed on Calendar
04/22/2020House concurred in Governor's recommendation (48-Y 44-N)
04/22/2020Senate concurred in Governor's recommendation (22-Y 18-N) (see vote tally)
04/22/2020G Governor's recommendation adopted
04/22/2020Reenrolled bill text (HB1442ER2)
04/22/2020Signed by Speaker as reenrolled
04/22/2020Signed by President as reenrolled
04/22/2020Enacted, Chapter 1232 (effective 7/1/20)
04/22/2020G Acts of Assembly Chapter text (CHAP1232)
05/01/2020VOTE: (48-Y 44-N)