Public Act 90-0513 of the 90th General Assembly

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Public Act 90-0513

SB454 Enrolled                                 LRB9002853NTsb

    AN ACT in relation to transportation.

    Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:

    Section  2.  The  Illinois  Highway  Code  is  amended by
changing Section 9-102 as follows:

    (605 ILCS 5/9-102) (from Ch. 121, par. 9-102)
    Sec. 9-102. The proper highway authorities are authorized
to keep vehicles of every kind off the public highways  where
necessary to properly construct or repair the same.
    Whenever  any  public  highway  including  any  bridge or
culvert thereon is being constructed or repaired, the highway
authorities having such work in charge shall, when they  deem
it  necessary, erect or cause to be erected at such points as
they deem desirable, suitable barriers, with  signs  thereon,
stating that such highway is closed, and by whose order.
    Such  authorities shall also erect or cause to be erected
at such places as they  deem  best,  detour  signs  directing
travel around such construction or repair work.
    Such  signs and barricades shall conform to the Manual of
Uniform Traffic Control Devices adopted by the Department.
(Source: Laws 1961, p. 3509.)

    Section 5.  The  Illinois  Vehicle  Code  is  amended  by
changing  Section  11-208  and  adding  Sections 16-102.5 and
16-105.5 as follows:

    (625 ILCS 5/11-208) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-208)
    Sec. 11-208.  Powers of local authorities.
    (a)  The provisions of this Code shall not be  deemed  to
prevent   local  authorities  with  respect  to  streets  and
highways under their jurisdiction and within  the  reasonable
exercise of the police power from:
         1.  Regulating  the standing or parking of vehicles,
    except as limited by Section 11-1306 of this Act;
         2.  Regulating traffic by means of  police  officers
    or traffic control signals;
         3.  Regulating   or   prohibiting   processions   or
    assemblages on the highways;
         4.  Designating   particular   highways  as  one-way
    highways and requiring that all vehicles thereon be moved
    in one specific direction;
         5.  Regulating the speed of vehicles in public parks
    subject to the limitations set forth in Section 11-604;
         6.  Designating any highway as a through highway, as
    authorized in Section  11-302,  and  requiring  that  all
    vehicles  stop  before  entering  or crossing the same or
    designating any intersection as a stop intersection or  a
    yield   right-of-way   intersection   and  requiring  all
    vehicles to stop or yield the right-of-way at one or more
    entrances to such intersections;
         7.  Restricting the use of highways as authorized in
    Chapter 15;
         8.  Regulating  the  operation   of   bicycles   and
    requiring   the   registration  and  licensing  of  same,
    including the requirement of a registration fee;
         9.  Regulating  or  prohibiting   the   turning   of
    vehicles or specified types of vehicles at intersections;
         10.  Altering  the  speed  limits  as  authorized in
    Section 11-604;
         11.  Prohibiting U-turns;
         12.  Prohibiting pedestrian crossings at other  than
    designated and marked crosswalks or at intersections;
         13.  Prohibiting   parking   during   snow   removal
         14.  Imposing   fines  in  accordance  with  Section
    11-1301.3 as penalties  for  use  of  any  parking  place
    reserved  for  persons  with  disabilities, as defined by
    Section 1-159.1, or disabled veterans by any person using
    a motor vehicle not bearing registration plates specified
    in Section 11-1301.1 or a  special  decal  or  device  as
    defined in Section 11-1301.2 as evidence that the vehicle
    is  operated  by  or  for  a  person with disabilities or
    disabled veteran; or
         15.  Adopting such other traffic regulations as  are
    specifically authorized by this Code; or
         16.  Enforcing  the  provisions of subsection (f) of
    Section 3-413 of this Code or a similar local ordinance.
    (b)  No ordinance or regulation enacted under subsections
1, 4, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 or 13  of  paragraph  (a)  shall  be
effective  until signs giving reasonable notice of such local
traffic regulations are posted.
    (c)  The provisions of this Code shall  not  prevent  any
municipality   having   a   population  of  500,000  or  more
inhabitants from  prohibiting  any  person  from  driving  or
operating  any  motor  vehicle  upon  the  roadways  of  such
municipality with headlamps on high beam or bright.
(Source: P.A. 88-685, eff. 1-24-95.)

    (625 ILCS 5/16-102.5 new)
    Sec. 16-102.5.  Enforcement by municipality.
    (a)  If  a  municipality  adopts  an ordinance similar to
subsection (f) of Section 3-413 of this Code, any person that
a municipality designates to  enforce  ordinances  regulating
the  standing or parking of vehicles shall have the authority
to enforce the provisions of subsection (f) of Section  3-413
of  this  Code  or  the similar local ordinance. However, the
authority to enforce subsection (f) of Section 3-413 of  this
Code  or  a  similar local ordinance shall not be given to an
appointed volunteer or private or public entity under contact
to enforce person with disabilities parking laws.
    (b)  To enforce  the  provisions  of  subsection  (f)  of
Section  3-413  of  this Code or a similar local ordinance, a
municipality shall impose a fine not exceeding $25.

    (625 ILCS 16/105.5 new)
    Sec. 16-105.5.  Payment to  municipality.   All  revenues
derived  from  the  issuance  of  citations for violations of
subsection (f) of Section 3-413 of this  Code  or  a  similar
local   ordinance   that   are  required  to  be  paid  to  a
municipality under this Code  shall  be  deposited  into  the
general fund of the municipality.

    Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

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