Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that every motor vehicle of the first division or motor vehicle of the second division weighing no more than 8,000 pounds shall at all times exhibit: (1) daytime running lights; or (2) at least 2 lighted head lamps, with at least one on each side of the front of the vehicle, showing white lights, including those emitted by high intensity discharge lamps or lights of a yellow or amber tint. Provides that a violation of the provision is a business offense punishable by a fine of $100. Defines "daytime running lights".
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the option to exhibit daytime running lights rather than 2 lighted head lamps shall apply only when the use of 2 lighted head lamps is not required under a provision in the Code.
House Floor Amendment No. 2 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the bill as amended by House Amendment No. 1 with the following changes. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the requirement to exhibit daytime running lights or 2 lighted head lamps shall apply to a motor vehicle operating upon a Class II or Class III highway with 2 lanes of traffic outside the corporate limits of a municipality (rather than any highway).