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Full Text of HB4022  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5Section 18c-7405 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/18c-7405)
7    Sec. 18c-7405. Accident counseling.
8    (a) Every Class I and Class II rail carrier, according to
9federal regulations, operating in this State must establish a
10counseling or trauma program and provide or make available
11counseling or other critical incident stress debriefing
12services to each member of an operating crew directly involved
13in an accident that results in loss of life or serious bodily
14injury on its railway or right-of-way.
15    (b) Each Class I and Class II rail carrier, according to
16federal regulations, operating in this State must file its
17counseling or trauma program with the processing section of the
18Transportation Division of the Illinois Commerce Commission,
19whose sole responsibility under this Section shall be to
20receive the program and make it available for public
21inspection. Each rail carrier subject to this subsection (b)
22must review and update its counseling or trauma program filing
23every 3 years, at the request of the Commission. Programs may



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1be filed by mail or electronic mail. Electronic filings shall
2be submitted to an email address designated by the Commission.
3(Source: P.A. 91-729, eff. 1-1-01.)
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.