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 Bill Status of HB0292  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  ALL-TERRAIN VEHICLE SAFETY

House Sponsors
Rep. Mary E. Flowers

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-23.11 new
105 ILCS 5/27-24.2from Ch. 122, par. 27-24.2
625 ILCS 5/6-109
625 ILCS 5/6-206
625 ILCS 5/11-1426.1
625 ILCS 5/11-1427
625 ILCS 5/11-1427.6 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code to provide that school districts must provide instruction in relation to the laws regarding the operation of all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles in grades kindergarten through 12 and contains provisions regarding such instruction. Provides that driver education courses must provide instruction on safety rules and operation of all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to prohibit any use of all-terrain vehicles or off-highway vehicles on roads. Provides that the Secretary of State may suspend a person's driver's license for 6 months for a violation of provisions relating to the illegal use of all-terrain vehicles and off-highway motorcycles on streets and for riding an all-terrain vehicle or off-highway motorcycle as a passenger. Provides that it is illegal to operate an all-terrain vehicle or off-highway motorcycle if the operator is under the age of 16, does not have a valid driver's license, or is not wearing a properly fitted helmet secured to the person's head. Provides that a person must demonstrate knowledge of all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle laws on the written examination for a driver's license, and provides that information relating to all-terrain vehicle and off-highway motorcycle laws must be contained in publications of the "Rules of the Road" by the Secretary of State and "Laws for Youth" by the Legislative Research Unit.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/27/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  1/28/2011HouseFirst Reading
  1/28/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/8/2011HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education Committee
  3/17/2011HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2013HouseSession Sine Die

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