Synopsis As Introduced Amends provisions of the Illinois Vehicle Code setting forth circumstances under which the windshield and side windows of a vehicle may be tinted to protect a vehicle owner or household member who is afflicted with a medical condition that requires shielding from the direct rays of the sun as follows: eliminates a prohibition against applying tinting on or after January 1, 1998; eliminates a prohibition against tinting for medical purposes on or after January 1, 2008; and makes other conforming changes. Provides that the Secretary of State shall (rather than may) notify law enforcement agencies if a physician's certification has been issued.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the prohibition against tinted windshields and front side windows does not apply to a vehicle owned and operated by a person who is afflicted with or suffers from lupus or albinism and must be shielded from the direct rays of the sun. Provides that the prohibition does not apply to a vehicle used to transport a person with one of those conditions if the person resides at the same address as the registered owner of the vehicle. Effective immediately.