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      RS 32:44     


§44. Required notification for red light cameras

            A. Local municipal authorities or local parish authorities shall post signs, indicating that a red light camera is present, within five hundred feet of each red light camera, in such a manner as to be clearly visible to traffic approaching the red light camera.

            B.(1) Failure of a municipal or parish authority to comply with Subsection A of this Section shall prohibit the use of any photographic or video images collected by the red light camera to impose or collect any civil or criminal fine, fee, or penalty by or on behalf of the municipal or parish authority.

            (2) In any proceeding to collect a civil or criminal fine, fee, or penalty by or on behalf of a municipal or parish authority, a rebuttable presumption shall exist that signs were posted in accordance with Subsection A of this Section.

            C. For the purposes of this Section, "red light camera" means a device installed at an intersection designed to collect photographic or video evidence of alleged traffic violations by recording images that depict the license plate or other identifying feature of a motor vehicle that is not operated in compliance with instruction of a traffic control signal or a posted traffic sign.

            Acts 2016, No. 348, §1.

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