have effectively killed a bill that would authorize the use of cameras
to ticket people who run red lights, The Washington Post reported
the Virginia General Assembly Web site, the House of Delegates voted
51-46 on Jan. 20 to send HB1696 back to committee. That move, The
Post reported, effectively killed the measure for the year.
proponents said the move to committee was designed to sidestep a
vote on the measure, which was designed to promote safety.
didn't want to be on board to show yea or nay," Delegate Michele
B. McQuigg (R-Prince William), who sponsored the bill, told The
Post. "The bill wasn't treated fairly, and I don't think
the people's business was treated fairly."