(70 ILCS 3605/37a)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 337a)
It shall be the duty of the Board to require installation of
safety glass made of safety glazing materials in all ticket fare booths
where an agent is stationed and use of such material shall be required in
the construction of all new ticket fare booths. The Board shall establish
a program for the installation of safety glass in existing stations. Priority
is to be given to booths in which agents are stationed on a 24 hour basis.
Any employee of the Authority finding instances of noncompliance with
the requirements of this Section may file suit against the Authority, in
the appropriate court, to compel the Authority to comply.
For the purposes of this Section "safety glazing materials" means any glazing
materials so constructed, treated or combined with other materials
as to be mar resistant and shatterproof and capable of withstanding the
impact of a bullet fired from at least a medium power small arm weapon having
a muzzle energy of 475 foot-pounds, a muzzle velocity of 1,280 feet per
second, and which uses 130 grain ammunition.
(Source: P.A. 81-847.)