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Public Act 094-0757




Public Act 094-0757
HB3126 Enrolled LRB094 08511 DRH 38718 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Automated Traffic Control Systems in Highway
Construction or Maintenance Zones Act is amended by changing
Sections 10 and 30 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 7/10)
    Sec. 10. Establishment of automated control systems. The
Department of State Police may establish an automated traffic
control system in any construction or maintenance zone
established by the Department of Transportation or the Illinois
State Toll Highway Authority. An automated traffic control
system may operate only during those periods when workers are
present in the construction or maintenance zone. In any
prosecution based upon evidence obtained through an automated
traffic control system established under this Act, the State
must prove that one or more workers were present in the
construction or maintenance zone when the violation occurred.
(Source: P.A. 93-947, eff. 8-19-04.)
    (625 ILCS 7/30)
    Sec. 30. Requirements for issuance of a citation.
    (a) The vehicle, vehicle operator, vehicle registration
plate, speed, date, time, and location must be clearly visible
on the photograph or other recorded image of the alleged
    (b) A Uniform Traffic Citation must be mailed or otherwise
delivered to the registered owner of the vehicle. If mailed,
the citation must be sent via certified mail within 14 6
business days of the alleged violation, return receipt
    (c) The Uniform Traffic Citation must include:
        (1) the name and address of the vehicle owner;
        (2) the registration number of the vehicle;
        (3) the offense charged;
        (4) the time, date, and location of the violation;
        (5) the first available court date; and
        (6) notice that the basis of the citation is the
    photograph or recorded image from the automated traffic
    control system.
    (d) The Uniform Traffic Citation issued to the violator
must be accompanied by a written document that lists the
violator's rights and obligations and explains how the violator
can elect to proceed by either paying the fine or challenging
the issuance of the Uniform Traffic Citation.
(Source: P.A. 93-947, eff. 8-19-04.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 5/12/2006