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Montgomery Co. bill would prohibit police from stopping drivers for some minor traffic offenses

March 1, 2023
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There’s a new bill being considered in Montgomery County, Maryland, that would prevent police officers from making stops for certain minor traffic offenses. It’s called The Safety and Traffic Equity in Policing, or the STEP Act. The bill, introduced Tuesday, would limit traffic stops for low-level moving violations as primary offenses, such as window tinting or defective taillights.

Article Source: WTOP

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