Expedited Bill No. _ _
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Concerning: Motor Vehicles and Traffic ­
Speed-monitoring systems
Revised: February 16. 2010 Draft No.,£
Introduced:
March 2,2010
Enacted:
April 20, 2010
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: The Council President at the Request of the County Executive
AN EXPEDITED ACT
to:
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authorize the use of speed monitoring systems on certain highways under certain
circumstances; and
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generally regulate the use of speed monitoring systems in the County .
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 31, Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Section 31-9A
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act:
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EXPEDITED BILL
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Section 31-9A is added as follows:
31-9A. Speed Monitoring Systems Authorized.
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Definitions.
In this Section, the following words have the meanings
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School zone
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half-mile radius of any school
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the State Highway Administration or the County
pursuant to the Maryland Transportation Code §21-803.1.
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Speed monitoring system
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device with one or more motor
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vehicle sensors producing recorded images of motor vehicles traveling
at speeds at least 12 miles per hour above the posted speed limit.
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The County Executive may authorize,
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Executive Order, the use of
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speed monitoring system in the County:
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highway in
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residential district with
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maximum posted
speed limit of35 miles per hour, and
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highway in
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school zone.
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An unmanned stationary speed monitoring system must not be
activated for the first time after October
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2009 until the Executive
publishes notice of the location of the speed monitoring system on the
County's website and in
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newspaper of general circulation in the
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speed monitoring system is placed on
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highway in
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school zone,
each
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that designates the school zone must indicate that
monitoring system is in use.
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The Council declares that this legislation
protection of the public interest.
becomes law.
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necessary for the immediate
This Act takes effect on the date on which it
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ExPEDITED BILL
No. 7-10
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Approved:
Nancy Floreen, Pr ident, County Council
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk of the Council
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