Texas House Bill 1631, prohibiting the use of red-light cameras for traffic enforcement in Texas, was signed into law by Governor Abbott on June 1, 2019. Based upon the passage of this law, Austin Municipal Court will immediately cease the filing of any cases associated with photographic traffic signal enforcement effective June 1, 2019.
Additionally, all unresolved camera at red-light cases will be administratively terminated. In compliance with HB 1631 all collections efforts and administrative actions will be halted as well. No further action by those who were issued theses citations is necessary.
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The Municipal Court is the judicial branch of the government of the City of Austin. It is committed to administering justice in a fair, efficient, and timely manner. Court services are increasingly available online, by telephone, email, and through the mail which contributes to compliance in a customer service and eco-friendly way.