The Lafayette City-Council has voted to amend its contract with Redflex ahead of the planned amnesty period and subsequent pursuit of citizens with unpaid fines. The contract amendment will mean Redflex will pay 40 percent of the costs of taking certain violators to court. In exchange, Redflex will receive 40 percent of the fines and penalties recovered from taking them to court.

The amnesty period, approved in May of 2013, will allow citizens with unpaid traffic fines to pay their tickets without having to pay any accumulated overdue interest. After the amnesty period the city will begin pursuing Redflex violators with outstanding fees over $125.


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