98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced , by Rep. Jaime M. Andrade, Jr.
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Provides that no bicycle sharing
system may operate a docking station in an area with posted signs that
expressly prohibit parking at any time or during certain hours that is
adjacent to any elementary or secondary school in any municipality. Defines
"bicycle sharing system" and "docking station". Preempts home rule powers.
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AN ACT concerning local government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Municipal Code is amended by adding
Section 11-80-24 as follows:
(65 ILCS 5/11-80-24 new)
Bicycle sharing systems.
No bicycle sharing
system may operate a docking station in an area with posted
signs that expressly prohibit parking at any time or during
certain hours that is adjacent to any elementary or secondary
school in any municipality.
For purposes of this Section:
"Bicycle sharing system" means a fleet of bicycles that are
locked into a network of docking stations that may be rented
from and returned to any station in the system.
"Docking station" includes, but is not limited to, a
touch-screen kiosk, station map, and a docking system that
releases bicycles using a member key or code.
A home rule municipality may not regulate bicycle sharing
systems. This Section is a denial and limitation of home rule
powers and functions under subsection (h) of Section 6 of
Article VII of the Illinois Constitution.