Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Filed: 4/11/2016





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 2838 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
5Section 11-1413.5 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/11-1413.5 new)
7    Sec. 11-1413.5. Ice and snow removal from vehicle.
8    (a) A person operating a vehicle of the second division
9weighing more than 8,000 pounds upon a highway of this State
10shall remove any ice and snow from the hood, roof, and sides of
11the vehicle that poses a threat to the safety of other persons
12or property on the highway during operation of the vehicle.
13    (b) This Section shall not apply to:
14        (1) a person operating a vehicle during a period of
15    snow, sleet, or freezing rain if the period began and
16    continued during the vehicle operation;



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1        (2) a person operating a vehicle when the vehicle is
2    parked; or
3        (3) a person operating an authorized emergency vehicle
4    or a highway maintenance vehicle.
5    (c) A person who violates this Section shall be guilty of a
6petty offense and shall be fined not more than $25 for a first
7offense and not more than $50 for a second or subsequent