Bill Status of SB2568 100th General Assembly
Short Description: WASTE HAULERS-SPECIAL PERMIT
Sen. Pat McGuire and Julie A. Morrison
|Transportation Hearing Feb 20 2018 4:00PM Capitol 212 Springfield, IL |
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Emergency Management Agency Act. Provides that upon declaration of a disaster by the Governor, pursuant to conditions established by the Department of Transportation, a waste hauler providing disaster assistance to any political subdivision in this State that is located within the declared disaster area shall be relieved from compliance with requirements concerning hours of service for drivers during a 14-day period after the date the disaster was declared. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes conforming changes. Provides that upon declaration by the Governor that a disaster exists, a special permit issued by the Department shall be required for a vehicle operated by a waste hauler that exceeds the maximum axle weight and gross weight limits under the Code or exceeds the vehicle's registered gross weight, provided that the vehicle's weight and gross weight do not exceed the maximum limits under the Code by 10% and does not exceed the vehicle's registered gross weight by 10%. Provides that with respect to a highway under the jurisdiction of a local authority, a local authority may waive special permit requirements for a vehicle operated by a waste hauler during a disaster to remove waste from a disaster area and may set a divisible load weight limit not to exceed the vehicle's registered gross weight by 10%, provided that the vehicle's axle weight and gross weight do not exceed the maximum limits under the Code by 10%. Effective immediately.