Gov. Abbott signs bill banning red light cameras
AUSTIN (KXAN) — On Saturday afternoon, Gov. Greg Abbott announced via Twitter that he had signed a piece of legislation that bans red light cameras statewide.
The bill Gov. Abbott signed, House Bill 1631, passed the Texas Senate 23-8 in mid-May and the Governor had until June 16 to sign it into law or veto it. Rep. Jonathan Stickland, R-Bedford, filed the bill, which was backed by nearly 100 lawmakers and co-authors.