Handheld speed monitoring devices; DSP and local police may operate in highway work zone. (SB623)

Introduced By

Sen. Creigh Deeds (D-Bath)

Progress

Introduced
Passed Committee
Passed House
Passed Senate
Signed by Governor
Became Law

Description

Handheld speed monitoring devices. Authorizes the Department of State Police and local law-enforcement agencies to operate handheld photo speed monitoring devices, defined in the bill, in or around highway work zones 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, (ii) such highway work zone is indicated by conspicuously placed signs displaying the maximum speed limit and the use of such handheld photo speed monitoring device, and (iii) a law-enforcement vehicle is present and displaying blue lights. The bill provides that the operator of a vehicle shall be liable for a monetary civil penalty, not to exceed $125, if such vehicle is found to be traveling at speeds of at least 12 miles per hour above the posted highway work zone speed limit by the handheld photo speed monitoring device, but that the violation shall not be reported on the driver's operating record or to the driver's insurance agency. Read the Bill »

Status

02/06/2020: Incorporated into Another Bill

History

DateAction
01/07/2020Prefiled and ordered printed; offered 01/08/20 20103306D
01/07/2020Referred to Committee on Transportation
01/24/2020Impact statement from DPB (SB623)
02/06/2020Incorporated by Transportation (SB758-Marsden) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)
02/06/2020Incorporated by Transportation (SB759-Marsden) (13-Y 0-N) (see vote tally)