|Public Act 094-0001
||LRB094 08721 DRH 38934 b
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 adding
Section 18b-106.2 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/18b-106.2 new)
Hours of service; utility service
(a) As used in this Section:
"Commercial driver's license" has the meaning set forth in
Section 1-111.6 of this Code.
"Commercial motor vehicle" has the meaning set forth in
Section 18b-101 of this Code.
"Utility service interruption emergency" means an outage
or interruption of utility service in Illinois occasioned by a
set of circumstances included in the definition of "emergency"
set forth at 49 CFR 390.5.
"Utility service" means the repairing, maintaining, or
operating of any structures or any other physical facilities
necessary for the delivery of utility services, including the
furnishing of electric, gas, water, sanitary sewer, telephone,
and television cable or community antenna service.
"Utility service vehicle" has the meaning set forth in 49
(b) Upon receipt of notification of a utility service
interruption emergency by a utility service provider, the
Illinois Department of Transportation shall declare that an
emergency exists pursuant to 49 CFR 390.23. Should an audit by
the Illinois Department of Transportation establish that there
has been an abuse of the notification procedure by a utility
service provider, the Illinois Department of Transportation
may refuse to grant emergency declarations to that utility