Connecticut Seal

General Assembly

File No. 225

    February Session, 2012

Substitute House Bill No. 5458

House of Representatives, April 2, 2012

The Committee on Transportation reported through REP. GUERRERA of the 29th Dist., Chairperson of the Committee on the part of the House, that the substitute bill ought to pass.

This act shall take effect as follows and shall amend the following sections:

Section 1

October 1, 2012

New section

Sec. 2

October 1, 2012

New section

Sec. 3

October 1, 2012

New section

Sec. 4

October 1, 2012

New section

TRA

Joint Favorable Subst.

 

Municipalities

Effect

FY 13 $

FY 14 $

Various Municipalities

Revenue Gain/Cost

See Below

See Below

 

Annual Revenue per Camera @ $50/violation

Collection Rate:

50%

60%

70%

Daily Violations Per Camera

     

10

$ 91,250

$ 109,500

$ 127,750

20

$ 182,500

$ 219,000

$ 255,500

30

$ 273,750

$ 328,500

$ 383,250

40

$ 365,000

$ 438,000

$ 511,000

Sources:

"5,000 Broward and Palm Beach Country Red-Light Ticket Recipients Don't Have to Pay," Sun-Sentinel, 2/10/12.

 

"A Long Island Lesson In Red-Light Cameras: Is Connecticut Next?" The Hartford Courant 2/18/12.

 

"An Analysis of a Red-Light Camera Program in the City of Milwaukee" University of Wisconsin-Madison's Workshop in Public Affairs (2006).

 

"Houston City Council Votes to Shut Off Red-Light Cameras" New York Times 8/26/11.

 

"LAPD Won't Pursue Red-Light Camera Tickets in Court" Los Angeles Times 3/29/12.

 

"Red Light Cameras," www.siliconimaging.com, (date unknown).

 

"Who knew L.A.'s red-light camera fines were 'voluntary'?" Los Angeles Times 7/27/11

 

U.S. Census Bureau (2010).

Yea

26

Nay

11

(03/14/2012)

TOP

1 Bridgeport, Bristol, Danbury, East Hartford, Fairfield, Greenwich, Hamden, Hartford, Manchester, Meriden, Milford, New Britain, New Haven, Norwalk, Stamford, Stratford, Waterbury, West Hartford, and West Haven.

2 In FY 11, a total of $1,624,862 was collected from fines due to violations of CGS Sec. 14-299.