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Full Text of SB0957  97th General Assembly


Sen. John J. Millner

Filed: 11/28/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 957, AS AMENDED,
3with reference to page and line numbers of Senate Amendment No.
42, as follows:
5on page 1, line 9 by replacing "Section 6-105.1", with
6"Sections 6-105.1 and 6-601"; and
7on page 3, line 10 by replacing "(a-5)" with "subsection
8(a-5)"; and
9on page 3, by inserting after line 23 the following:
10    "(d-5) A temporary visitor's driver's license is invalid if
11the holder is unable to provide proof of liability insurance as
12required by Section 7-601 of this Code upon the request of a
13law enforcement officer, in which case the holder commits a
14violation of Section 6-101 of this Code."; and



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1on page 4, by inserting after line 10 the following:
2    "(625 ILCS 5/6-601)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601)
3    Sec. 6-601. Penalties.
4    (a) It is a petty offense for any person to violate any of
5the provisions of this Chapter unless such violation is by this
6Code or other law of this State declared to be a misdemeanor or
7a felony.
8    (b) General penalties. Unless another penalty is in this
9Code or other laws of this State, every person convicted of a
10petty offense for the violation of any provision of this
11Chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.
12    (c) Unlicensed driving. Except as hereinafter provided a
13violation of Section 6-101 shall be:
14        1. A Class A misdemeanor if the person failed to obtain
15    a driver's license or permit after expiration of a period
16    of revocation.
17        2. A Class B misdemeanor if the person has been issued
18    a driver's license or permit, which has expired, and if the
19    period of expiration is greater than one year; or if the
20    person has never been issued a driver's license or permit,
21    or is not qualified to obtain a driver's license or permit
22    because of his age.
23        3. A petty offense if the person has been issued a
24    temporary visitor's driver's license or permit and is
25    unable to provide proof of liability insurance as provided



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1    in subsection (d-5) of Section 6-105.1.
2    If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating
3Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time when
4such licensee's driver's license was suspended under the
5provisions of Section 6-306.3, then such act shall be a petty
6offense (provided the licensee has answered the charge which
7was the basis of the suspension under Section 6-306.3), and
8there shall be imposed no additional like period of suspension
9as provided in paragraph (b) of Section 6-303.
10(Source: P.A. 96-607, eff. 8-24-09.)".