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Full Text of HB3982  97th General Assembly


Rep. Renée Kosel

Filed: 2/23/2012





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 3982 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 1. Findings. There is currently a lack of
5information available to State and local government officials
6and the public at large regarding the number and type of
7traffic violations involving taxis. By imposing a duty upon
8circuit court clerks to compile this information, governments
9can take further steps to ensure the safety of our streets for
10both pedestrians and drivers.
11    Section 5. The Taxi Safety Act of 2007 is amended by adding
12Section 15 as follows:
13    (625 ILCS 55/15 new)
14    Sec. 15. Taxi safety reporting. Upon the request of a unit
15of government that licenses, registers, or otherwise regulates



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1taxi drivers, the clerk of the circuit court in which the unit
2of government is situated shall furnish a list of all moving
3violations involving a vehicle with a taxi registration plate
4issued by the Secretary of State under Section 3-412 of the
5Illinois Vehicle Code. In its request, the unit of government
6shall indicate the time period for which it seeks the
7information. The list furnished to the unit of government shall
8indicate the name of the defendant, the associated taxi
9registration plate number, the type of violation or alleged
10violation, and the disposition or status of each case. The list
11shall be accompanied by a report with a percentage breakdown of
12the total number of cases for which there was a plea of guilty
13or a finding of guilt and the total number of cases that were
14voluntarily dismissed for want of prosecution. The clerk of the
15circuit court may not generate a list under this Section for
16any individual or entity other than a unit of government that
17licenses, registers, or otherwise regulates taxi drivers.".