Try digitalPLUS for 10 days for only $0.99
Topics

James E. Jr Malone

House to take up speed camera reform bill

House to take up speed camera reform bill

With just six days left in the General Assembly session, a House of Delegates committee is expected to vote Wednesday on a bill that would increase oversight of speed camera programs in Maryland, tighten rules on camera placement and more clearly bar government contracts that pay vendors on a per-ticket basis. But the legislation, drafted after The Baltimore Sun documented a range of problems in the city's program, would not require governments to put precise time stamps on their citation photos — a necessity for motorists to be able to verify their tickets, according to experts. And the bill would grandfather in existing per-ticket contracts, meaning that Baltimore could keep...

Loading

72°