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Full Text of HB3468  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/28/2007, by Rep. George Scully, Jr.


625 ILCS 5/12-610   from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-610

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning headset receivers.

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1     AN ACT concerning transportation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5 Section 12-610 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/12-610)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-610)
7     Sec. 12-610. Headset receivers.
8     (a) Except as provided under Section 11-1403.3, no driver
9 of a motor vehicle on the the highways of this State shall wear
10 headset receivers while driving.
11     (b) This Section does not prohibit the use of a headset
12 type receiving equipment used exclusively for safety or traffic
13 engineering studies, by law enforcement personnel on duty, or
14 emergency medical services and fire service personnel.
15     (c) This Section does not prohibit the use of any single
16 sided headset type receiving and transmitting equipment
17 designed to be used in or on one ear which is used exclusively
18 for providing two-way radio vocal communications by an
19 individual in possession of a current and valid novice class or
20 higher amateur radio license issued by the Federal
21 Communications Commission and an amateur radio operator
22 special registration plate issued under Section 3-607 of this
23 Code.



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1     (d) This Section does not prohibit the use of a
2 single-sided headset or earpiece with a cellular or other
3 mobile telephone.
4 (Source: P.A. 92-152, eff. 7-25-01.)