SECOND REGULAR SESSION
HOUSE BILL NO. 1557
97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
INTRODUCED BY REPRESENTATIVE HINSON.
5581H.01I D. ADAM CRUMBLISS, Chief Clerk
To amend chapter 304, RSMo, by adding thereto one new section relating to automated traffic enforcement systems, with a penalty provision.
Be it enacted by the General Assembly of the state of Missouri, as follows:
Section A. Chapter 304, RSMo, is amended by adding thereto one new section, to be known as section 304.875, to read as follows:
304.875. 1. Notwithstanding the provisions of sections 302.225 or 302.302 or any other provision of law to the contrary, any conviction for an infraction based solely upon evidence obtained from an automated traffic enforcement system shall not have a point value under section 302.302, the director of revenue shall not assess points for a conviction of such an infraction, and no court having jurisdiction over such violations shall forward a record of any plea or finding of guilt of any person in the court for such infraction to the department of revenue.
2. Any person found to have committed a violation of a county or municipal traffic ordinance or regulation that was charged solely upon evidence obtained from an automated traffic enforcement system shall be guilty of an infraction punishable by a fine in an amount not to exceed one hundred thirty-five dollars.
3. Any jurisdiction utilizing an automated traffic enforcement system within a city, town, village, or county shall comply with the department of transportation Engineering Policy Guide 950 Automated Traffic Enforcement as approved by the highways and transportation commission on January 12, 2011.