Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who operates a motor vehicle operating on diesel fuel in an affected area may not cause or allow the motor vehicle, when it is not in motion, to idle for more than a total of 10 minutes within any 60-minute period under any circumstances if the vehicle is within 200 feet of a residential area. Provides that if a person violates the provisions concerning excessive idling within 200 feet of a residential area, the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the residential area or the law enforcement agency having jurisdiction over the property on which the violation took place may enforce the provisions.
Senate Committee Amendment No. 3 Provides that provisions limiting diesel fuel idling are restricted to properties that offer paid parking services to vehicle owners, do not involve fuel dispensing, and are located within a county of over 3 million residents but outside of a municipality of over 2 million residents. Provides that the provisions do not apply to school buses, waste hauling vehicles, facilities operated by the Department of Transportation, or vehicles owned by a public utility and operated to power equipment necessary in the restoration, repair, modification, or installation of a utility service.
Senate Floor Amendment No. 4 Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the provisions of the introduced bill and Senate Amendment No. 1, and makes the following changes. Provides that the provisions regarding excessive idling apply to vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more. Exempts ambulances from the new provisions.