Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a vehicle using diesel fuel with a Gross Vehicle Weight Rating of more than 8,000 pounds may not have its engine idling for more than 5 minutes within any 60 minute period. Creates exemptions. Provides that a person who operates a vehicle in violation of the provision is guilty of a petty offense punishable by a fine of $50 for a first offense and $150 for a second or subsequent offense within any 12 month period.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the original bill with changes. Provides that the provision applies only in specified counties and townships. Adds an effective date of July 1, 2006.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the amended bill, with changes. Deletes one of the townships to which the provision applies. Provides that the vehicles may idle for no more than 10 (rather than 5) minutes during any 60 minute period. Effective July 1, 2006.