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Full Text of SB0580  95th General Assembly



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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 Cycle Rider Safety Training Act is amended
5 by changing Sections 4, 6, and 7 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 35/4)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 804)
7     Sec. 4. Any State university or community college, State
8 university or community agency designated by the Department may
9 organize a Regional Cycle Rider Safety Training Center and may
10 offer cycle rider safety training courses through such Training
11 Centers which it operates. The curriculum and accreditation for
12 the courses, and the geographic areas in which each Training
13 Center may offer the courses, shall be provided for by rules
14 and regulations of the Department. Instructors of such courses
15 shall meet the qualification and certification requirements of
16 the regulations of the Department and the college, university
17 or community agency offering the program and may be employed on
18 a calendar year rather than a school year basis. Such courses
19 shall be open to all residents of the State who hold a
20 currently valid driver's license and who have reached their
21 16th birthday without regard to whether such person is enrolled
22 in any other course offered by said State university or
23 community college, State university or community agency. Such



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1 courses may be offered throughout the calendar year. The
2 courses may be offered as credit or noncredit courses, but no
3 fee shall be charged except for a nominal registration fee
4 which shall be refunded upon completion of the course.
5 (Source: P.A. 86-1005.)
6     (625 ILCS 35/6)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 806)
7     Sec. 6. To finance the Cycle Rider Safety Training program
8 and to pay the costs thereof, the Secretary of State will
9 hereafter deposit with the State Treasurer an amount equal to
10 each annual fee and each reduced fee, for the registration of
11 each motorcycle, motor driven cycle and motorized pedalcycle
12 processed by the Office of the Secretary of State during the
13 preceding quarter as required in subsection (d) of Section
14 2-119 of the Illinois Vehicle Code, which amount the State
15 Comptroller shall transfer quarterly to a trust fund outside of
16 the State treasury to be known as the Cycle Rider Safety
17 Training Fund, which is hereby created. The State Treasurer
18 shall appoint the trustee for this fund to serve a term of 3
19 years, subject to possible reappointment. In addition, the
20 Department may accept any federal, State, or private moneys for
21 deposit into the Fund and shall be used by the Department only
22 for the expenses of the Department in administering the
23 provisions of this Act, for funding of contracts with approved
24 Regional Cycle Rider Safety Training Centers for the conduct of
25 courses, or for any purpose related or incident thereto and



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1 connected therewith.
2 (Source: P.A. 86-1005; 87-838; 87-1217.)
3     (625 ILCS 35/7)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 807)
4     Sec. 7. The trustee of the Cycle Rider Safety Training
5 Fund, in consultation with the Department, is authorized to and
6 shall award contracts out of appropriations to the Department
7 from "The Cycle Rider Safety Training Fund" to qualifying
8 Regional Cycle Rider Safety Training Centers for the conduct of
9 approved Cycle Rider Safety Training courses.
10 (Source: P.A. 82-649.)
11     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
12 becoming law.