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General Assembly

 

Proposed Bill No. 5554

 

January Session, 2013

 

LCO No. 1286

   

Referred to Committee on TRANSPORTATION

 

Introduced by:

 

REP. LEMAR, 96th Dist.

REP. CANDELARIA, 95th Dist.

REP. DILLON, 92nd Dist.

REP. WALKER, 93rd Dist.

REP. HOLDER-WINFIELD, 94th Dist.

SEN. HARP, 10th Dist.

SEN. LOONEY, 11th Dist.

AN ACT ENABLING CERTAIN MUNICIPALITIES TO INSTALL TRAFFIC SIGNAL ENFORCEMENT CAMERAS.

Be it enacted by the Senate and House of Representatives in General Assembly convened:

That the general statutes be amended to allow any municipality with a population greater than forty-eight thousand, upon approval of such municipality's chief executive officer and legislative body, to authorize the use of automated traffic enforcement safety devices to enforce the provisions of section 14-299 of the general statutes, concerning traffic control signals, at intersections within such municipality.

Statement of Purpose:

To increase safety by reducing the number of red light violations.