RED LIGHT CAMERAS/HOPE MILLS & SPRING LAKE.

View NCGA Bill Details2017-2018 Session
House Bill 287 (Local) Filed Wednesday, March 8, 2017
AN ACT TO MAKE CHANGES TO THE LAW GOVERNING RED LIGHT CAMERAS IN THE TOWNS OF HOPE MILLS AND SPRING LAKE.
Intro. by Lucas, Szoka, W. Richardson, Floyd.

Status: Ref To Com On Rules and Operations of the Senate (Senate Action) (Apr 21 2017)
H 287

Bill Summaries:

  • Summary date: Apr 19 2017 - More information

    House committee substitute makes the following changes to the 1st edition.

    Makes a conforming change to GS 160A-300.1 to authorize the Town of Hope Mills to adopt ordinances for the civil enforcement of GS 20-158 (concerning control of vehicles at intersections) by means of a traffic camera as set forth in GS 160A-300.1, as amended. 


  • Summary date: Mar 8 2017 - More information

    Amends SL 2007-341, amending GS 160A-300.1, to authorize the Towns of Hope Mills and Spring Lake to adopt ordinances for the civil enforcement of GS 20-158 (concerning control of vehicles at intersections) by means of a traffic camera as set forth in GS 160A-300.1 as amended.

    Further amends GS 160A-300.1(c), as amended by SL 2007-341, to establish that a municipality enacting an ordinance implementing a traffic control camera can enter into a contract with a contractor for the lease, lease-purchase, or purchase of the system. Limits the municipality to entering into only one lease, lease-purchase, or purchase of the system, and for a contract of no more than 60 months. Provides that the system will either be the property of the municipality or returned to the contractor upon the expiration of the contract.

    Further increases the civil penalty for a violation detected by the traffic camera from $75 to $100. Effective October 1, 2017, and applies to violations committed on or after that date. 

    Expressly authorizes both the Towns of Hope Mills and Spring Lake and the Cumberland County Board of Education to enter into an interlocal agreement to effectuate the purpose and intent of GS 160A-300.1 and this act. Provides that any such agreement can include provisions on cost-sharing and reimbursement that the Cumberland County Board of Education and either the Town of Hope Mills or the Town of Spring Lake freely and voluntarily agree to for the purpose of effectuating the provisions of GS 160A-300.1 and this act. 

    This act applies only to the Towns of Hope Mills and Spring Lake and the Cumberland County Board of Education. 

    Effective July 1, 2017.


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