Public Act 096-0919
HB5946 Enrolled LRB096 18016 ASK 33388 b

    AN ACT concerning regulation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Highway Advertising Control Act of 1971 is
amended by changing Sections 3.06 and 3.08 as follows:
    (225 ILCS 440/3.06)  (from Ch. 121, par. 503.06)
    Sec. 3.06. "Maintain" means to allow to exist and includes
the periodic changing of advertising messages as well as the
normal maintenance or repair of signs and sign structures.
(Source: P.A. 77-1815.)
    (225 ILCS 440/3.08)  (from Ch. 121, par. 503.08)
    Sec. 3.08. "Erect" means to construct, build, raise,
assemble, place, affix, attach, create, paint, draw or in any
other way bring into being or establish; but does not include
any of the foregoing activities when performed as an incident
to the change of advertising message or normal maintenance or
repair of a sign or sign structure. For the purposes of this
definition, the following shall not constitute normal
maintenance or repair of a sign or sign structure: replacing
more than 60% of the uprights, in whole or in part, of a wooden
sign structure; replacing more than 30% of the length above
ground of each broken, bent, or twisted support of a metal sign
structure; raising the height above ground of a sign or sign
structure; making a sign bigger; adding lighting; or similar
activities that substantially change a sign or make a sign more
(Source: P.A. 77-1815.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 6/9/2010