98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced , by Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
625 ILCS 5/11-203
from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-203
625 ILCS 5/11-203.5 new
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Adds a provision allowing the
Secretary of State to certify individuals as Motorcycle Road Guards.
Provides that Motorcycle Road Guards are empowered to stop and direct
traffic for the purpose of protecting and facilitating a motorcycle group
ride. Provides minimum qualifications for certification as a Motorcycle
Road Guard. Empowers the Secretary of State to adopt additional
requirements and regulations for the implementation and enforcement of this
Section. Amends the provision on obedience to traffic control officers to
include Motorcycle Road Guards as an authority that vehicular traffic must
obey. Effective July 1, 2013.
A BILL FOR
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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 11-203 and by adding Section 11-203.5 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/11-203)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-203)
Obedience to police officers.
No person shall
wilfully fail or refuse to comply with any lawful order
direction of any police officer, fireman,
crossing guard invested by law with authority
direct, control, or regulate traffic.
Any person convicted
of violating this Section
of a petty offense and
shall be subject to a mandatory fine of $150.
(Source: P.A. 90-749, eff. 1-1-99.)
(625 ILCS 5/11-203.5 new)
Motorcycle road guards.
(a) A person may act as a motorcycle road guard if the
(1) holds a motorcycle road guard certificate issued by
the Secretary of State;
(2) meets the safety and equipment standards for
operating as a motorcycle road guard set by the Secretary