Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person issued a restricted driving permit after being convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or under the influence of a combination of alcohol and another drug or intoxicating compound may drive only a vehicle equipped with an ignition interlock device until his or her driver's license has been reinstated. Provides that if the person does not own a vehicle, he or she must use a transdermal alcohol monitoring device, or must have an ignition interlock device installed in a vehicle he or she does not own, until his or her driver's license has been reinstated. Provides that a person prohibited from driving a vehicle not equipped with the device commits a Class 4 felony if he or she drives a vehicle without the device. Sets additional penalties. Provides that the person commits a Class A misdemeanor if he or she leases, rents, or borrows a vehicle without telling the person from whom he or she rents, leases, or borrows the vehicle of his or her driving restriction. Provides that it is also a Class A misdemeanor to knowingly rent, lease, or loan a vehicle not equipped with the device to a person restricted to driving a vehicle equipped with the device. Sets additional penalties. Makes changes regarding administration of and funding for monitoring the use of ignition interlock and transdermal alcohol monitoring devices.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Provides that only a person convicted of DUI a first, second, or third time shall be issued a restricted driving permit. Increases from $120 to $240 the annual fee that a person must pay upon installation of an ignition interlock device in his or her vehicle and must continue to pay annually until his or her driver's license is reinstated.