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90_SB0225enr 625 ILCS 5/11-1301.5 new Amends the Vehicle Code. Provides that a chief of police of a municipality and a sheriff of a county may appoint volunteers or contract with public or private entities to issue citations to individuals who violate statutory provisions or ordinances dealing with parking privileges for disabled persons. Requires the chief of police or sheriff to train the volunteers before allowing them to issue citations. Provides that the citations issued by the volunteers and public or private entities have the same force and effect as those issued by police officers. Provides that all funds collected as a result of the payment of the parking violations shall be paid to the municipality or county where the notice is issued. Provides that the chief of police or sheriff shall execute a written agreement with the volunteer or public or private entity concerning liability. LRB9002023NTsb SB225 Enrolled LRB9002023NTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the Illinois Vehicle Code by adding 2 Section 11-1301.5. 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 adding Section 11-1301.5 as follows: 7 (625 ILCS 5/11-1301.5 new) 8 Sec. 11-1301.5. Appointed volunteers and contracted 9 entities; disabled person parking violations. 10 (a) The chief of police of a municipality and the 11 sheriff of a county authorized to enforce parking laws may 12 appoint volunteers or contract with public or private 13 entities to issue parking violation notices for violations 14 of Section 11-1301.3 or ordinances dealing with parking 15 privileges for persons with disabilities. Volunteers 16 appointed under this Section and any employees of public or 17 private entities that the chief of police or sheriff has 18 contracted with under this Section who are issuing these 19 parking violation notices must be at least 21 years of age. 20 The chief of police or sheriff appointing the volunteers or 21 contracting with public or private entities may establish any 22 other qualifications that he or she deems desirable. 23 (b) The chief of police or sheriff appointing volunteers 24 under this Section shall provide training to the volunteers 25 before authorizing them to issue parking violation notices. 26 (c) A parking violation notice issued by a volunteer 27 appointed under this Section or by a public or private entity 28 that the chief of police or sheriff has contracted with under 29 this Section shall have the same force and effect as a 30 parking violation notice issued by a police officer for the 31 same offense. 32 (d) All funds collected as a result of the payment of SB225 Enrolled -2- LRB9002023NTsb 1 the parking violation notices issued under this Section shall 2 go to the municipality or county where the notice is issued. 3 (e) An appointed volunteer or private or public entity 4 under contract pursuant to this Section is not liable for his 5 or her or its act or omission in the execution or enforcement 6 of laws or ordinances if acting within the scope of the 7 appointment or contract authorized by this Section, unless 8 the act or omission constitutes willful and wanton conduct. 9 (f) Except as otherwise provided by statute, a local 10 government, a chief of police, sheriff, or employee of a 11 police department or sheriff, as such and acting within the 12 scope of his or her employment, is not liable for an injury 13 caused by the act or omission of an appointed volunteer or 14 private or public entity under contract pursuant to this 15 Section. No local government, chief of police, sheriff, or 16 an employee of a local government, police department or 17 sheriff shall be liable for any actions regarding the 18 supervision or direction, or the failure to supervise and 19 direct, an appointed volunteer or private or public entity 20 under contract pursuant to this Section unless the act or 21 omission constitutes willful and wanton conduct. 22 (g) An appointed volunteer or private or public entity 23 under contract pursuant to this Section shall assume all 24 liability for and hold the property owner and his agents and 25 employees harmless from any and all claims of action 26 resulting from the work of the appointed volunteer or public 27 or private entity. 28 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 29 becoming law.
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