36 Alerts From the ALERT Tag


Missouri Members: Help rescue House Bill 444, Asset Forfeiture legislation, from State Rules Committee limbo

Dear Missouri oos Member, Two key issues that the oos is focusing on at the federal level are 1) prohibiting federal funding of state traffic enforcement campaigns based on ticket quotas, and 2) urgently needed reform of civil asset forfeiture (CAF) laws. Regarding the latter, motorists have become prime targets of property seizures by state […]

Final (for now) Disposition of Virginia SB 1521 – a speed camera bill

On March 27th, Gov. Northam returned the speed camera bill SB 1521 unsigned to the legislature with recommendations: The provisions of the act shall not become effective unless reenacted by the 2020 Session of the General Assembly The Secretary of  Public Safety and Homeland Security, in consultation with the Virginia State Police, the Virginia Sheriffs’ Association, […]

Ask Virginia Governor Northam not to sign SB 1521 and speed cameras into law

UPDATE: Today is the day. Governor Northam has until midnight tonight (Tuesday March 26th) to either enact the bill or to let it die by not signing it into law. We have not gotten any indication of what Northam’s intentions are. Please him today ASAP — even if you did so after this original […]

Texas Member Alert: Phone House Transportation Committee Today to Support HB1631—bill to ban Red-Light Cameras

Dear Texas oos Members, The House Transportation Committee meeting is tomorrow afternoon, March 26, 2019 at 2:00 PM and HB1631 –the bill to ban Red-Light Cameras immediately with no grandfather clause is currently on the agenda.  Over 100 lawmakers support this bill! Please check out the oos Red-Light Cameras Issue Page for reasons to get […]

Hawaii Member Alert: Attend an upcoming DOT Meeting on Road Usage Charge Change

Hawaii Member Alert: Attend an upcoming DOT Meeting on Road Usage Charge Change Dear Hawaii oos Members, The Hawaii Department of Transportation is asking for public input on changing the gas tax to a vehicle miles travel tax.  The oos encourages you either attend a scheduled meeting in person (see below) or an e-Townhall scheduled […]