Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides a skills test waiver to personnel of the armed forces of the United States, including Reserve and National Guard members, applying for a CDL that meet the following: (1) have 2 years experience operating a military motor vehicle that is representative of the class of commercial motor vehicle for which the applicant is seeking a CDL, (2) are active duty or discharged within the past year, (3) are residents of Illinois or hold or are eligible for an Illinois driver's license, and (4) provide a skills test waiver form signed by the applicant and his or her commanding officer certifying the applicant qualifies for the skills waiver.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State shall waive the skills tests for a Commercial Driver's License applicant who has military commercial motor vehicle experience, subject to the requirements of the Section of the Code of Federal Regulations concerning alternative skills requirements for drivers with military commercial motor vehicle experience.