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1     AN ACT concerning elevator regulation.
 
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
 
4     Section 5. The Elevator Safety and Regulation Act is
5 amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
 
6     (225 ILCS 312/10)
7     (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2013)
8     Sec. 10. Applicability.
9     (a) This Act covers the construction, operation,
10 inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of
11 the following equipment, its associated parts, and its
12 hoistways (except as modified by subsection (c) of this
13 Section):
14         (1) Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a
15     car or platform, which move between 2 or more landings.
16     This equipment includes, but is not limited to, the
17     following (also see ASME A17.1, ASME A17.3, and ASME
18     A18.1):
19             (A) Elevators.
20             (B) Platform lifts and stairway chair lifts.
21         (2) Power driven stairways and walkways for carrying
22     persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is
23     not limited to, the following (also see ASME A17.1 and ASME

 

 

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1     A17.3):
2             (A) Escalators.
3             (B) Moving walks.
4         (3) Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a
5     car, which serves 2 or more landings and is restricted to
6     the carrying of material by its limited size or limited
7     access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not
8     limited to, the following (also see ASME A17.1 and ASME
9     A17.3):
10             (A) Dumbwaiters.
11             (B) Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic
12         transfer devices.
13     (b) This Act covers the construction, operation,
14 inspection, maintenance, alteration, and repair of automatic
15 guided transit vehicles on guideways with an exclusive
16 right-of-way. This equipment includes, but is not limited to,
17 automated people movers (also see ASCE 21).
18     (c) This Act does not apply to the following equipment:
19         (1) Material hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.5.
20         (2) Manlifts within the scope of ASME A90.1.
21         (3) Mobile scaffolds, towers, and platforms within the
22     scope of ANSI A92.
23         (4) Powered platforms and equipment for exterior and
24     interior maintenance within the scope of ANSI 120.1.
25         (5) Conveyors and related equipment within the scope of
26     ASME B20.1.

 

 

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1         (6) Cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings
2     within the scope of ASME B30.
3         (7) Industrial trucks within the scope of ASME B56.
4         (8) Portable equipment, except for portable escalators
5     that are covered by ANSI A17.1.
6         (9) Tiering or piling machines used to move materials
7     to and from storage located and operating entirely within
8     one story.
9         (10) Equipment for feeding or positioning materials at
10     machine tools, printing presses, etc.
11         (11) Skip or furnace hoists.
12         (12) Wharf ramps.
13         (13) Railroad car lifts or dumpers.
14         (14) Line jacks, false cars, shafters, moving
15     platforms, and similar equipment used for installing an
16     elevator by a contractor licensed in this State.
17         (15) (Blank).
18         (16) Conveyances located in a private residence not
19     accessible to the public.
20         (17) Special purpose personnel elevators within the
21     scope of ASME A17.1 and used only by authorized personnel
22     (Blank).
23     (d) This Act does not apply to a municipality with a
24 population over 500,000.
25 (Source: P.A. 94-698, eff. 11-22-05; 95-573, eff. 8-31-07.)
 
26     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon

 

 

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1 becoming law.