View Amendment Current Amendment: 336R006.LKG.docx to Bill 336     Senators GROOMS and HUTTO proposed the following amendment (336R006.LKG):
    Amend the bill, as and if amended, by striking SECTION 1 in its entirety and inserting:
/     SECTION     1.     Chapter 7, Title 56 of the 1976 Code is amended by adding:
    "Section 56-7-35.     (A)(1)     A uniform traffic ticket may only be issued for violating a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to speeding by a law enforcement officer incident to and contemporaneous with a traffic stop for the offense.
        (2)     A copy of the citation must be given directly to the offender by the law enforcement officer issuing the citation at the time of the traffic stop for the offense.
        (3)     A law enforcement agency may not utilize the United States mail, a parcel delivery service, electronic means, or otherwise to send to the operator or owner of a motor vehicle or motorcycle, as defined in Section 56-3-20, a uniform traffic citation alleging a violation of a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to speeding. This subsection does not prohibit the law enforcement agency from sending the operator or owner an additional copy of a uniform citation that was issued to the operator or owner during the traffic stop for the offense upon request of the operator or owner.
        (4)     A uniform traffic citation alleging the violation of a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to speeding may not be issued based in whole or in part upon photographic evidence, whether gathered in conjunction with radar speed detection devices and whether the camera or other electronic device capturing the photographic evidence was attended or unattended at the time it captured the photographic evidence. This section does not prohibit the use of photographic or video evidence at any hearing related to the offense to corroborate the testimony of a law enforcement officer who personally observed the offense.
    (B)(1)     A uniform traffic ticket may only be issued for violating a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to disregarding a traffic control device by a law enforcement officer incident to and contemporaneous with a traffic stop for the offense.
        (2)     A copy of the citation must be given directly to the offender by the law enforcement officer issuing the citation at the time of the traffic stop for the offense.
        (3)     A law enforcement agency may not utilize the United States mail, a parcel delivery service, electronic means, or otherwise to send to the operator or owner of a motor vehicle or motorcycle, as defined in Section 56-3-20, a uniform traffic citation alleging a violation of a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to disregarding traffic control devices. This subsection does not prohibit the law enforcement agency from sending the operator or owner an additional copy of a uniform citation that was issued to the operator or owner during the traffic stop for the offense upon request of the operator or owner.
        (4)     A uniform traffic citation alleging the violation of a local ordinance or the traffic laws relating to disregarding traffic control devices may not be issued based in whole upon photographic evidence, whether the camera or other electronic device capturing the photographic evidence was attended or unattended at the time it captured the photographic evidence. This section does not prohibit the use of photographic or video evidence at any hearing related to the offense to corroborate the testimony of a law enforcement officer who personally observed the offense.
    (C)     The provisions of this section do not apply to toll collection."         /

    Renumber sections to conform.
    Amend title to conform.