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MUNICIPALITIES
(65 ILCS 5/) Illinois Municipal Code.

65 ILCS 5/11-40-2

    (65 ILCS 5/11-40-2) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-40-2)
    Sec. 11-40-2. Any city, village or incorporated town having a population of 40,000 or over, may, by ordinance, require the resident owner of a motor vehicle to submit, not more often than semi-annually, such motor vehicle for inspection to determine the sufficiency of the equipment required by "The Illinois Vehicle Code", as now and hereafter amended, for safe operation on public highways and may provide testing stations, located at convenient places in each such city, village or incorporated town, for the inspection of such equipment. The testing stations may be constructed, maintained and operated from funds authorized to be appropriated for such purpose by Section 8-11-4. No fee shall be charged such owner for such inspection.
(Source: P.A. 81-840.)

65 ILCS 5/11-40-2a

    (65 ILCS 5/11-40-2a) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-40-2a)
    Sec. 11-40-2a. Except as otherwise provided in this Section, the corporate authorities of any city of 1,000,000 or more inhabitants may, subject to the provisions of "The Illinois Vehicle Code", as now and hereafter amended regulate, license and prescribe safety requirements for motor vehicles used to transport for hire students to or from a school where students are in attendance except (a) those belonging to or used by a common carrier or public utility operating under the jurisdiction of the Illinois Commerce Commission, and (b) those under the jurisdiction of the State Board of Education or owned by the Chicago Transit Authority. However, no such municipality, including any home rule unit, may require that school buses be equipped with seat safety belts while transporting students who reside and attend schools situated outside of the corporate limits of the municipality, and it is declared to be the law of this State, pursuant to paragraph (g) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution, that this amendatory Act of 1986 is a limitation on and denial of the powers of a home rule unit to impose such a requirement. In this Section "school" means any public, private or parochial elementary or secondary school or nursery.
(Source: P.A. 84-1374.)

65 ILCS 5/11-40-2b

    (65 ILCS 5/11-40-2b) (from Ch. 24, par. 11-40-2b)
    Sec. 11-40-2b. No municipality with fewer than 1,000,000 inhabitants may regulate or prescribe safety requirements for motor vehicles used to transport for hire students to or from a school where students are in attendance. This Section does not prohibit any municipality from which such vehicles originate their operation from registering such vehicles or requiring the purchase of vehicle stickers where no regulatory requirements are imposed.
    This Section is a limitation on the power of home rule municipalities with fewer than 1,000,000 inhabitants, and the regulation and prescribing of safety requirements for such motor vehicles is declared an exclusive State function in municipalities with fewer than 1,000,000 inhabitants under Article VII, Section 6, paragraph (h) of the Constitution.
(Source: P.A. 82-1011.)