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90_HB0745eng 625 ILCS 5/15-111 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-111 Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that weight limitations do not apply to vehicles operated by a public utility, railroad, or private contractor when transporting equipment or vehicles required for emergency repair at train derailment sites, public utility facilities or properties, or water wells (now weight limitations do not apply to vehicles operated by a public utility transporting equipment required for emergency repair of public utility facilities or properties or water wells). Effective immediately. LRB9003171NTsb HB0745 Engrossed LRB9003171NTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code by changing 2 Sections 6-208 and 11-401. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by 6 changing Sections 6-208 and 11-401 as follows: 7 (625 ILCS 5/6-208) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-208) 8 Sec. 6-208. Period of Suspension - Application After 9 Revocation. 10 (a) Except as otherwise provided by this Code or any 11 other law of this State, the Secretary of State shall not 12 suspend a driver's license, permit or privilege to drive a 13 motor vehicle on the highways for a period of more than one 14 year. 15 (b) Any person whose license, permit or privilege to 16 drive a motor vehicle on the highways has been revoked shall 17 not be entitled to have such license, permit or privilege 18 renewed or restored. However, such person may, except as 19 provided under subsection (d) of Section 6-205, make 20 application for a license pursuant to Section 6-106 if the 21 revocation was for a cause which has been removed or: 22 1. Except as provided in subparagraphs 2 and 3, after 23 the expiration of one year from the effective date of the 24 revocation or, in the case of a violation of paragraph (b) of 25 Section 11-401 of this Code or a similar provision of a local 26 ordinance, after the expiration of 3 years from the effective 27 date of the revocation or, in the case of a violation of 28 Section 9-3 of the Criminal Code of 1961 relating to the 29 offense of reckless homicide, after the expiration of 2 years 30 from the effective date of the revocation; or 31 2. If such person is convicted of committing a second HB0745 Engrossed -2- LRB9003171NTsb 1 violation within a 20 year period of: 2 - Section 11-501 of this Code, or a similar 3 provision of a local ordinance; or 4 - Paragraph (b) of Section 11-401 of this Code, or a 5 similar provision of a local ordinance; or 6 - Section 9-3 of the Criminal Code of 1961, as 7 amended, relating to the offense of reckless homicide; or 8 - any combination of the above offenses committed at 9 different instances; 10 then such person may not make application for a license until 11 after the expiration of 5
3years from the effective date of 12 the most recent revocation. The 20 year period shall be 13 computed by using the dates the offenses were committed and 14 shall also include similar out-of-state offenses. 15 3. However, if such person is convicted of committing a 16 third, or subsequent, violation or any combination of the 17 above offenses, including similar out-of-state offenses, 18 contained in subparagraph 2, then such person may not make 19 application for a license until after the expiration of 10 620 years from the effective date of the most recent revocation. 21 Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, all 22 persons referred to in this paragraph (b) may not have their 23 privileges restored until the Secretary receives payment of 24 the required reinstatement fee pursuant to subsection (b) of 25 Section 6-118. 26 In no event shall the Secretary issue such license unless 27 and until such person has had a hearing pursuant to this Code 28 and the appropriate administrative rules and the Secretary is 29 satisfied, after a review or investigation of such person, 30 that to grant the privilege of driving a motor vehicle on the 31 highways will not endanger the public safety or welfare. 32 (Source: P.A. 89-156, eff. 1-1-96.) 33 (625 ILCS 5/11-401) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-401) HB0745 Engrossed -3- LRB9003171NTsb 1 Sec. 11-401. Motor vehicle accidents involving death or 2 personal injuries. 3 (a) The driver of any vehicle involved in a motor vehicle 4 accident resulting in personal injury to or death of any 5 person shall immediately stop such vehicle at the scene of 6 such accident, or as close thereto as possible and shall then 7 forthwith return to, and in every event shall remain at the 8 scene of the accident until the requirements of Section 9 11-403 have been fulfilled. Every such stop shall be made 10 without obstructing traffic more than is necessary. 11 (b) Any person who has failed to stop or to comply with 12 the saidrequirements of paragraph (a) shall, as soon as 13 possible but in no case later than one hour within 3 hours14 after such motor vehicle accident, or, if hospitalized and 15 incapacitated from reporting at any time during such period, 16 as soon as possible but in no case later than one hour within17 48 hoursafter being discharged from the hospital, report the 18 place of the accident, the date, the approximate time, the 19 driver's name and address, the registration number of the 20 vehicle driven, and the names of all other occupants of such 21 vehicle, at a police station or sheriff's office near the 22 place where such accident occurred. No report made as 23 required under this paragraph shall be used, directly or 24 indirectly, as a basis for the prosecution of any violation 25 of paragraph (a). 26 For purposes of this Section, personal injury shall mean 27 any injury requiring immediate professional treatment in a 28 medical facility or doctor's office. 29 (c) Any person failing to comply with paragraph (a) of30 shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. 31 (d) Any person failing to comply with paragraph (b) is 32 shall beguilty of a Class 4 felony if the motor vehicle 33 accident does not result in the death of any person. Any 34 person failing to comply with paragraph (b) when the accident HB0745 Engrossed -4- LRB9003171NTsb 1 results in the death of any person is guilty of a Class 2 2 felony and shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of at 3 least 3 years and not more than 14 years. 4 (e) The Secretary of State shall revoke the driving 5 privilege of any person convicted of a violation of this 6 Section. 7 (Source: P.A. 84-272.) 8 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 9 becoming law.
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