Bill Status of SB2558 100th General Assembly
Short Description: STATE POLICE-TRUCK INSPECTION
Sen. Karen McConnaughay - Linda Holmes - John G. Mulroe - Martin A. Sandoval, Chris Nybo, Kwame Raoul, Jil Tracy, Neil Anderson, Tim Bivins, Napoleon Harris, III, Cristina Castro, Julie A. Morrison, Melinda Bush, Dan McConchie, Tom Rooney and Steven M. Landek
|Transportation Hearing Feb 20 2018 4:00PM Capitol 212 Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Police Act. Provides that the Director of State Police may also authorize any civilian employee of the Department of State Police who is not a State policeman to be a truck weighing inspector with the power of enforcing a provision of the Illinois Vehicle Code which allows upon application and good cause for the issuing of a special permit authorizing the applicant to operate or move a vehicle or combination of vehicles of a size or weight of vehicle or load exceeding the maximum permitted or otherwise not in conformity with the Illinois Vehicle Code upon any highway under the jurisdiction of the party granting the permit. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a civilian escort vehicle shall be a vehicle not exceeding a gross vehicle weight rating of 26,000 pounds (rather than a passenger or second division vehicle not exceeding 8,000 pounds) that is designed to afford clear and unobstructed vision to both front and rear. Provides that any person, firm, or corporation convicted of a violation for a permit issued for excess size and weight for the third offense by the same person, firm, or corporation within a period of one year after the date of the first offense, not less than $300 nor more than $500 and the Department of State Police may not issue permits to the person, firm, or corporation convicted of a third offense during a period of one year after the date of conviction or supervision for such third offense, unless the violation is the cause or contributing cause in a motor vehicle accident causing damage to property, injury, or death to a person. Provides that if the violation is the cause or contributing cause in a motor vehicle accident of damage to property, injury, or death to a person, the person, firm, or corporation shall not be issued a permit for 180 days after the date of conviction or supervision for the offense.