(220 ILCS 20/6) (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 556)
    Sec. 6. (a) Each person who engages in the transportation of gas or who owns or operates pipeline facilities shall:
        (1) at all times after the date any applicable safety
standard established under this Act takes effect comply with the requirements of such standard;
        (2) file and comply with a plan of inspection and
maintenance required by Section 5 of this Act;
        (3) keep records, make reports, provide information,
and permit inspection of its books, records and facilities under the Public Utilities Act as the Commission reasonably requires to insure compliance with this Act and the rules and regulations established under this Act; and
        (4) file with the Commission, under such rules as the
Commission prescribes, reports of all accidents, involving pipeline facilities or the transportation of gas. No such accident report filed with the Commission is admissible into evidence in any action for damages based on or arising out of the loss of life, or injury to person or property, occasioned by any accident.
    (b) Any accident report made by an officer, employee or agent of the Commission is available for use in any civil, criminal, or other judicial proceeding arising out of such accident.
(Source: P.A. 76-1588.)