Texas lawmakers just introduced a sweeping new bill that would ban red-light cameras outright in the entire state. The House Bill 1631 passed the Texas Senate last Friday by a 23-8 vote, which means it lands on the desk of Gov. Greg Abbott with many convinced that he’s going to sign it into law.

The bill states that red-light cameras are a violation of the right to due process.

"Red-light cameras violate the right to due process, by creating a presumption that the registered owner of the car committed a violation," Sen. Bob Hall, R-Edgewood, told DallasNews in a recent interview. Hall is one of the bill’s biggest sponsors.

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Rolling Back The Scam: Texas Legislators Ready to Ban Red Light Cameras In-Spite Of Huge Revenues For Cities

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