State of Illinois
2011 and 2012


Introduced 2/18/2011, by Rep. Tom Cross


625 ILCS 55/5

    Amends the Taxi Safety Act of 2007. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning requirements for the operation of taxicabs.

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Taxi Safety Act of 2007 is amended by
5changing Section 5 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 55/5)
7    Sec. 5. Requirements for the operation of taxicabs.
8    (a) The taxi driver's picture, the the taxi driver's
9license or registration number, and the taxicab medallion
10number or an exterior identification number must be posted in a
11visible location in each cab.
12    (b) There must be posted in a visible location in each
13taxicab a telephone number for a passenger to call if the taxi
14driver is operating the taxicab in a reckless manner.
15    (c) If a taxi driver collides with a pedestrian while
16operating a taxicab, resulting in bodily injury, then any
17responding law enforcement officers must test the taxi driver
18for drug and alcohol use.
19(Source: P.A. 95-598, eff. 6-1-08.)