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625 ILCS 5/16-106.5

    (625 ILCS 5/16-106.5)
    Sec. 16-106.5. Pilot project; notice of violation to owner.
    (a) A pilot project is created that shall be in operation from January 1, 2002 through December 31, 2003 in the counties of DuPage, Kendall, and Sangamon. Under the pilot project, when a traffic citation is issued for a violation of this Code to a person who is under the age of 18 years, who is a resident of the county in which the traffic citation was issued, and who is not the registered owner of the vehicle named in the traffic citation, the circuit clerk of the county in which the traffic citation was issued shall, within 10 days after the traffic citation is filed with the circuit clerk, send notice of the issuance of the traffic citation to the registered owner of the vehicle. The notice must include:
        (1) the date and time the violation was alleged to
    
have been committed;
        (2) the location where the violation was alleged to
    
have been committed;
        (3) the name of the person cited for committing the
    
alleged violation;
        (4) the violation alleged to have been committed; and
        (5) the date and time of any required court
    
appearance by the person cited for committing the alleged violation.
    (b) On or before March 31, 2004, the Department of State Police shall report to the General Assembly on the effectiveness of the pilot project.
(Source: P.A. 92-344, eff. 8-10-01.)

625 ILCS 5/16-107

    (625 ILCS 5/16-107) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 16-107)
    Sec. 16-107. Appearance of parent or guardian of minor in certain court proceedings - Judicial discretion.
    (a) Whenever an unemancipated minor is required to appear in court pursuant to a citation for violation of any Section or any subsection of any Section of this Act specified in subsection (b) of this Section, the court may require that a parent or guardian of the minor accompany the minor and appear before the court with the minor, unless, in the discretion of the court, such appearance would be unreasonably burdensome under the circumstances.
    (b) This Section shall apply whenever an unemancipated minor is charged with violation of any of the following Sections and subsections of this Act:
        1) Sections 3-701, 3-702 and 3-703;
        2) Sections 4-102, 4-103, 4-104 and 4-105;
        3) Section 6-101, subsections (a), (b) and (c) of
    
Section 6-104, and Sections 6-113, 6-301, 6-302, 6-303 and 6-304;
        4) Sections 11-203 and 11-204, subsection (b) of
    
Section 11-305, Sections 11-311, 11-312, 11-401, 11-402, 11-403, 11-404, 11-407, 11-409, 11-501, 11-502, 11-503, 11-504, 11-506, subsection (b) of Section 11-601, Sections 11-704, 11-707, 11-1007, 11-1403, 11-1404 and subsection (a) of Section 11-1414.
(Source: P.A. 95-310, eff. 1-1-08.)

625 ILCS 5/16-108

    (625 ILCS 5/16-108)
    Sec. 16-108. Claims of diplomatic immunity.
    (a) This Section applies only to an individual that displays to a police officer a driver's license issued by the U.S. Department of State or that otherwise claims immunities or privileges under Title 22, Chapter 6 of the United States Code with respect to the individual's violation of Section 9-3 or Section 9-3.2 of the Criminal Code of 2012 or his or her violation of a traffic regulation governing the movement of vehicles under this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance.
    (b) If a driver subject to this Section is stopped by a police officer that has probable cause to believe that the driver has committed a violation described in subsection (a) of this Section, the police officer shall:
        (1) as soon as practicable contact the U.S.
    
Department of State office in order to verify the driver's status and immunity, if any;
        (2) record all relevant information from any driver's
    
license or identification card, including a driver's license or identification card issued by the U.S. Department of State; and
        (3) within 5 workdays after the date of the stop,
    
forward the following to the Secretary of State of Illinois:
            (A) a vehicle accident report, if the driver was
        
involved in a vehicle accident;
            (B) if a citation or charge was issued to the
        
driver, a copy of the citation or charge; and
            (C) if a citation or charge was not issued to the
        
driver, a written report of the incident.
    (c) Upon receiving material submitted under paragraph (3) of subsection (b) of this Section, the Secretary of State shall:
        (1) file each vehicle accident report, citation or
    
charge, and incident report received;
        (2) keep convenient records or make suitable
    
notations showing each:
            (A) conviction;
            (B) disposition of court supervision for any
        
violation of Section 11-501 of this Code; and
            (C) vehicle accident; and
        (3) send a copy of each document and record described
    
in paragraph (2) of this subsection (c) to the Bureau of Diplomatic Security, Office of Foreign Missions, of the U.S. Department of State.
    (d) This Section does not prohibit or limit the application of any law to a criminal or motor vehicle violation by an individual who has or claims immunities or privileges under Title 22, Chapter 6 of the United States Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 16 Art. II

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 16 Art. II heading)
ARTICLE II. PARTIES IN CRIMINAL CASES

625 ILCS 5/16-201

    (625 ILCS 5/16-201) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 16-201)
    Sec. 16-201. Parties to a crime.
    Every person who commits, attempts to commit, conspires to commit, or aids, or abets in the commission of any act declared to be a crime, whether individually or in connection with one or more other persons or as principal, agent or accessory, shall be guilty of such offense, and every person who falsely, fraudulently, forcibly, or wilfully induces, causes, coerces, requires, permits, or directs another to violate any provision of this Act is likewise guilty of such offense.
(Source: P.A. 76-1586.)

625 ILCS 5/16-202

    (625 ILCS 5/16-202) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 16-202)
    Sec. 16-202. Offenses by persons owning or controlling vehicles. It is unlawful for the owner, or any other person, employing or otherwise directing the driver of any vehicle to require or knowingly to permit the operation of such vehicle upon a highway in any manner contrary to law.
(Source: P.A. 76-1586.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 17

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 17 heading)
CHAPTER 17. ILLINOIS HIGHWAY SAFETY LAW

625 ILCS 5/17-101

    (625 ILCS 5/17-101) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 17-101)
    Sec. 17-101. Powers and duties of governor. The Governor, in addition to other duties and responsibilities conferred upon him by the constitution and laws of this State is empowered to contract and to do all other things necessary in behalf of this State to secure the full benefits available to this State under the Federal Highway Safety Act of 1966, as amended, and in so doing, to cooperate with Federal and State agencies, agencies private and public, interested organizations, and with individuals, to effectuate the purposes of that enactment, and any and all subsequent amendments thereto. The Governor is the official of this State having the ultimate responsibility for dealing with the Federal Government with respect to programs and activities pursuant to the National Highway Safety Act of 1966 and any amendments thereto. To that end he shall coordinate the activities of the Secretary of State and the State Board of Education and of any and all departments and agencies of this State and its subdivisions, relating thereto.
(Source: P.A. 81-1508.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 18a

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 18a heading)
CHAPTER 18a. ILLINOIS COMMERCIAL RELOCATION
OF TRESPASSING VEHICLES LAW

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 18a Art. I

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 18a Art. I heading)
ARTICLE I. DEFINITIONS, POLICY AND JURISDICTION