2017 Session

Budget Amendments - SB900 (Member Request)

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Chief Patron: Ebbin
Judicial Discretion for Toll Violations (language only)

Item 455 #2s

Item 455 #2s

Department of Transportation


Page 442, following line 20, insert:

"D. In future contracts with toll operators, the Commonwealth shall allow courts to consider extenuating circumstances; such as failure to receive notification of the offense by mail, technical errors with an electronic toll collection device or account, or offenses occurring within such close proximity as not to allow for receipt of notification.".


(This amendment provides that future contracts with toll operators require courts to consider extenuating circumstances.)