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Concerning: Motor Vehicles and Traffic­
School Bus Safety Cameras
Revised: February
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Introduced:
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COUNTY COUNCIL
FOR MONTGOMERY COUNTY, MARYLAND
By: Councilmembers Ervin, Andrews and Rice, Council President Berliner, Councilmember
EIrich, Council Vice President Navarro, and Councilmembers Riemer, Floreen, and Leventhal
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authorize the use of cameras on certain County school buses to monitor vehicles
overtaking a stopped school bus under certain circumstances;
authorize the Executive, by regulation, to establish appropriate penalties for a
violation;
provide for enforcement of certain Maryland transportation laws in the County
through the use of school bus safety cameras; and
generally authorize and regulate the use of school bus safety cameras in the County.
By adding
Montgomery County Code
Chapter 31, Motor Vehicles and Traffic
Section 31-9B
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The County Council for Montgomery County, Maryland approves the following Act.'
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BILL No. 37-11
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Sec. 1. Section 31-9B is added as follows:
31-9B. School Bus Safety Cameras Authorized.
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Definitions.
As used in this Section:
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means the County Board of Education.
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means the County Police Chief.
Violation
means !! violation of Transportation Article §2l-706.
School bus
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the Board to transport students.
School bus safety camera
means!! camera placed on!! school bus that
is designed to capture !! recorded image of !! driver of !! motor vehicle
committing !! violation authorized
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Transportation Article
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The Chief, after consulting with the Board, may install, operate, and
maintain school bus safety cameras on school busses as permitted
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Transportation Article §2l-706.l.
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A person who commits !! violation recorded
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The Executive,
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regulation, must establish the amount of
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maximum of $250.
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The County must use any fines collected
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school bus safety camera:
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to recover the costs of installing, operating, and maintaining
school bus safety cameras; and
for public
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safety purposes,
including pedestrian
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Approved:
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Isiah Leggett, County Executive
This is a correct copy ofCouncil action.
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Linda M. Lauer, Clerk ofthe Council
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