Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Establishes speed limits for park zones where children are present. Provides that (i) exceeding the posted speed limit while passing a park zone or in an area where children are going to or coming from a park zone or (ii) failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign or signal, including a signal at which a right turn on red is permitted, in an area where a park zone speed limit applies, is a violation of the new provision. Provides that a violation of the new provision is a petty offense with a minimum fine of $250 for a first offense and $500 for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that the violator shall be charged an additional $50, to be paid to the park district for safety purposes.
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the amended bill with changes, additions, and deletions. Provides that park zone speed limits of less than 20 miles per hour already established by units of local government may remain in effect. Deletes language providing that a park zone includes land that is used for access to land used for recreational purposes. Deletes language providing that a park zone street may have a speed limit of over 20 miles per hour. Provides that the park zone speed limit applies only on park zone street where the speed limit has been posted. Deletes language providing that the provision does not prohibit use of speed detection devices within 500 feet of park zone signs.