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(625 ILCS 60/20)
Each year, the Governor is authorized and requested to designate and take suitable public notice of Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Day (October 15) and to issue a proclamation which:
(1) comments upon the necessity for and
significance of the Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Act and discusses the history of laws protecting pedestrians with disabilities;
(2) calls upon the citizens of the State to
observe the provisions of the Pedestrians with Disabilities Safety Act and to take precautions necessary for the safety of pedestrians with disabilities;
(3) reminds the citizens of the State of the
policies with respect to persons with disabilities and urges all citizens to ensure that the policies are upheld; and
(4) emphasizes the need of all citizens to be
aware of the presence of persons with disabilities in the community and to keep safe and functional for persons with disabilities the streets, sidewalks, highways, walkways, and walking, running, or bicycle paths of this State.
(Source: P.A. 100-76, eff. 1-1-18