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VEHICLES
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.

625 ILCS 5/6-304

    (625 ILCS 5/6-304) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-304)
    Sec. 6-304. Permitting unauthorized person to drive.
    No person shall cause, authorize or knowingly permit a motor vehicle owned by him or under his control to be driven upon any highway by any person who is not authorized hereunder or in violation of any of the provisions of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 76-1586.)

625 ILCS 5/6-304.1

    (625 ILCS 5/6-304.1) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-304.1)
    Sec. 6-304.1. Permitting a driver under the influence to operate a motor vehicle. No person shall knowingly cause, authorize, or permit a motor vehicle owned by, or under the control of, such person to be driven or operated upon a highway by anyone who is under the influence of alcohol, other drugs, or combination thereof. This provision shall not apply to a spouse of the person who owns or has control of, or a co-owner of, a motor vehicle or to a bailee for hire.
    Any person convicted of violating this Section shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 84-1394.)

625 ILCS 5/6-305

    (625 ILCS 5/6-305) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-305)
    Sec. 6-305. Renting motor vehicle to another.
    (a) No person shall rent a motor vehicle to any other person unless the latter person, or a driver designated by a nondriver with disabilities and meeting any minimum age and driver's record requirements that are uniformly applied by the person renting a motor vehicle, is then duly licensed hereunder or, in the case of a nonresident, then duly licensed under the laws of the State or country of his residence unless the State or country of his residence does not require that a driver be licensed.
    (b) No person shall rent a motor vehicle to another until he has inspected the drivers license of the person to whom the vehicle is to be rented, or by whom it is to be driven, and compared and verified the signature thereon with the signature of such person written in his presence unless, in the case of a nonresident, the State or country wherein the nonresident resides does not require that a driver be licensed.
    (c) No person shall rent a motorcycle to another unless the latter person is then duly licensed hereunder as a motorcycle operator, and in the case of a nonresident, then duly licensed under the laws of the State or country of his residence, unless the State or country of his residence does not require that a driver be licensed.
    (c-1) A rental car company that rents a motor vehicle shall ensure that the renter is provided with an emergency telephone number to personnel capable of fielding roadside assistance and other customer service inquiries, including the ability to provide the caller with the telephone number of the location from which the vehicle was rented, if requested by the caller. If an owner's manual is not available in the vehicle at the time of the rental, an owner's manual for that vehicle or a similar model shall be accessible by the personnel answering the emergency telephone number for assistance with inquiries about the operation of the vehicle.
    (d) (Blank).
    (e) (Blank).
    (f) Subject to subsection (l), any person who rents a motor vehicle to another shall only advertise, quote, and charge a rental rate that includes the entire amount except taxes, a mileage charge, and airport concession charge, if any, which a renter must pay to hire or lease the vehicle for the period of time to which the rental rate applies. The person must provide, on the request of the renter, based on the available information, an estimated total of the daily rental rate, including all applicable taxes, fees, and other charges, or an estimated total rental charge, based on the return date of the vehicle noted on the rental agreement. Further, if the rental agreement does not already provide an estimated total rental charge, the following statement must be included in the rental agreement:
    "NOTICE: UNDER ILLINOIS LAW, YOU MAY REQUEST, BASED ON
    
AVAILABLE INFORMATION, AN ESTIMATED TOTAL DAILY RENTAL RATE, INCLUDING TAXES, FEES, AND OTHER CHARGES, OR AN ESTIMATED TOTAL RENTAL CHARGE, BASED ON THE VEHICLE RETURN DATE NOTED ON THIS AGREEMENT."
    Such person shall not charge in addition to the rental rate, taxes, mileage charge, and airport concession charge, if any, any fee which must be paid by the renter as a condition of hiring or leasing the vehicle, such as, but not limited to, required fuel or airport surcharges, nor any fee for transporting the renter to the location where the rented vehicle will be delivered to the renter. In addition to the rental rate, taxes, mileage charge, and airport concession charge, if any, such person may charge for an item or service provided in connection with a particular rental transaction if the renter can avoid incurring the charge by choosing not to obtain or utilize the optional item or service. Items and services for which such person may impose an additional charge include, but are not limited to, optional insurance and accessories requested by the renter, service charges incident to the renter's optional return of the vehicle to a location other than the location where the vehicle was hired or leased, and charges for refueling the vehicle at the conclusion of the rental transaction in the event the renter did not return the vehicle with as much fuel as was in the fuel tank at the beginning of the rental. "Airport concession charge" means a charge or fee imposed and collected from a renter to reimburse the motor vehicle rental company for the concession fee it is required to pay to a local government corporate authority or airport authority to rent motor vehicles at the airport facility. The airport concession charge is in addition to any customer facility charge or any other charge.
    (g) Every person renting a motor vehicle to another shall keep a record of the registration number of the motor vehicle so rented, the name and address of the person to whom the vehicle is rented, the number of the license, if any, of said latter person, and the date and place when and where the license, if any, was issued. Such record shall be open to inspection by any police officer or designated agent of the Secretary of State.
    (h) A person licensed as a new car dealer under Section 5-101 of this Code shall not be subject to the provisions of this Section regarding the rental of private passenger motor vehicles when providing, free of charge, temporary substitute vehicles for customers to operate during a period when a customer's vehicle, which is either leased or owned by that customer, is being repaired, serviced, replaced or otherwise made unavailable to the customer in accordance with an agreement with the licensed new car dealer or vehicle manufacturer, so long as the customer orally or in writing is made aware that the temporary substitute vehicle will be covered by his or her insurance policy and the customer shall only be liable to the extent of any amount deductible from such insurance coverage in accordance with the terms of the policy.
    (i) This Section, except the requirements of subsection (g), also applies to rental agreements of 30 continuous days or less involving a motor vehicle that was delivered by an out of State person or business to a renter in this State.
    (j) A public airport may, if approved by its local government corporate authorities or its airport authority, impose a customer facility charge upon customers of rental car companies for the purposes of financing, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining consolidated car rental facilities and common use transportation equipment and facilities, which are used to transport the customer, connecting consolidated car rental facilities with other airport facilities.
    Notwithstanding subsection (f) of this Section, the customer facility charge shall be collected by the rental car company as a separate charge, and clearly indicated as a separate charge on the rental agreement and invoice. Facility charges shall be immediately deposited into a trust account for the benefit of the airport and remitted at the direction of the airport, but not more often than once per month. The charge shall be uniformly calculated on a per-contract or per-day basis. Facility charges imposed by the airport may not exceed the reasonable costs of financing, designing, constructing, operating, and maintaining the consolidated car rental facilities and common use transportation equipment and facilities and may not be used for any other purpose.
    Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the charges collected under this Section are not subject to retailer occupation, sales, use, or transaction taxes.
    (k) When a rental car company states a rental rate in any of its rate advertisements, its proprietary computer reservation systems, or its in-person quotations intended to apply to an airport rental, a company that collects from its customers a customer facility charge for that rental under subsection (j) shall do all of the following:
        (1) Clearly and conspicuously disclose in any radio,
    
television, or other electronic media advertisements the existence and amount of the charge if the advertisement is intended for rentals at an airport imposing the charge or, if the advertisement covers an area with multiple airports with different charges, a range of amounts of customer facility charges if the advertisement is intended for rentals at an airport imposing the charge.
        (2) Clearly and conspicuously disclose in any print
    
rate advertising the existence and amount of the charge if the advertisement is intended for rentals at an airport imposing the charge or, if the print rate advertisement covers an area with multiple airports with different charges, a range of amounts of customer facility charges if the advertisement is intended for rentals at an airport imposing the charge.
        (3) Clearly and conspicuously disclose the existence
    
and amount of the charge in any telephonic, in-person, or computer-transmitted quotation from the rental car company's proprietary computer reservation system at the time of making an initial quotation of a rental rate if the quotation is made by a rental car company location at an airport imposing the charge and at the time of making a reservation of a rental car if the reservation is made by a rental car company location at an airport imposing the charge.
        (4) Clearly and conspicuously display the charge in
    
any proprietary computer-assisted reservation or transaction directly between the rental car company and the customer, shown or referenced on the same page on the computer screen viewed by the customer as the displayed rental rate and in a print size not smaller than the print size of the rental rate.
        (5) Clearly and conspicuously disclose and separately
    
identify the existence and amount of the charge on its rental agreement.
        (6) A rental car company that collects from its
    
customers a customer facility charge under subsection (j) and engages in a practice which does not comply with subsections (f), (j), and (k) commits an unlawful practice within the meaning of the Consumer Fraud and Deceptive Business Practices Act.
    (l) Notwithstanding subsection (f), any person who rents a motor vehicle to another may, in connection with the rental of a motor vehicle to (i) a business renter or (ii) a business program sponsor under the sponsor's business program, do the following:
        (1) separately quote, by telephone, in person, or by
    
computer transmission, additional charges for the rental; and
        (2) separately impose additional charges for the
    
rental.
    (m) As used in this Section:
        (1) "Additional charges" means charges other than:
    
(i) a per period base rental rate; (ii) a mileage charge; (iii) taxes; or (iv) a customer facility charge.
        (2) "Business program" means:
            (A) a contract between a person who rents motor
        
vehicles and a business program sponsor that establishes rental rates at which the person will rent motor vehicles to persons authorized by the sponsor; or
            (B) a plan, program, or other arrangement
        
established by a person who rents motor vehicles at the request of, or with the consent of, a business program sponsor under which the person offers to rent motor vehicles to persons authorized by the sponsor on terms that are not the same as those generally offered by the rental company to the public.
        (3) "Business program sponsor" means any legal
    
entity other than a natural person, including a corporation, limited liability company, partnership, government, municipality or agency, or a natural person operating a business as a sole proprietor.
        (4) "Business renter" means any person renting a
    
motor vehicle for business purposes or, for any business program sponsor, a person who is authorized by the sponsor to enter into a rental contract under the sponsor's business program. "Business renter" does not include a person renting as:
            (A) a non-employee member of a not-for-profit
        
organization;
            (B) the purchaser of a voucher or other prepaid
        
rental arrangement from a person, including a tour operator, engaged in the business of reselling those vouchers or prepaid rental arrangements to the general public;
            (C) an individual whose car rental is eligible
        
for reimbursement in whole or in part as a result of the person being insured or provided coverage under a policy of insurance issued by an insurance company; or
            (D) an individual whose car rental is eligible
        
for reimbursement in whole or in part as a result of the person purchasing motor vehicle repair services from a person licensed to perform those services.
(Source: P.A. 97-595, eff. 8-26-11.)

625 ILCS 5/6-305.1

    (625 ILCS 5/6-305.1) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-305.1)
    Sec. 6-305.1. Unlawful subleasing of a motor vehicle. (a) It is unlawful for any person who is not a party to a lease contract, conditional sale contract, or security agreement which transfers any right or interest in a motor vehicle to:
    (1) obtain or exercise control over a motor vehicle and then sell, transfer, assign, or lease the motor vehicle to another person without first obtaining written authorization from the secured creditor, lessor, or lienholder for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease if he receives compensation or other consideration for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of the motor vehicle; or
    (2) assist, cause, or arrange the actual or purported sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of a motor vehicle to another person without first obtaining written authorization from the secured creditor, lessor, or lienholder for the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease if he receives compensation or other consideration for assisting, causing, or arranging the sale, transfer, assignment, or lease of the motor vehicle.
    (3) this subsection shall not apply to any employee acting upon request of his employer.
    (b) Any person who violates the provisions of this Section is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
    (c) Notwithstanding any other remedy or relief to which a person is entitled, anyone suffering damage as a result of a violation of this Section may bring an action to recover or obtain actual damages, equitable relief, including, but not limited to, an injunction or restitution of money and property, reasonable attorney's fees and costs, and any other relief the court deems proper.
(Source: P.A. 86-748.)

625 ILCS 5/6-305.2

    (625 ILCS 5/6-305.2)
    Sec. 6-305.2. Limited liability for damage.
    (a) Damage to private passenger vehicle. A person who rents a motor vehicle to another may hold the renter liable to the extent permitted under subsections (b) through (d) for physical or mechanical damage to the rented motor vehicle that occurs during the time the motor vehicle is under the rental agreement.
    (b) Limits on liability: vehicle MSRP $50,000 or less. The total liability of a renter under subsection (a) for damage to a motor vehicle with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of $50,000 or less may not exceed all of the following:
        (1) The lesser of:
            (A) Actual and reasonable costs that the person
        
who rents a motor vehicle to another incurred to repair the motor vehicle or that the rental company would have incurred if the motor vehicle had been repaired, which shall reflect any discounts, price reductions, or adjustments available to the rental company; or
            (B) The fair market value of that motor vehicle
        
immediately before the damage occurred, as determined in the customary market for the retail sale of that motor vehicle; and
        (2) Actual and reasonable costs incurred by the loss
    
due to theft of the rental motor vehicle up to $2,000; provided, however, that if it is established that the renter or an authorized driver failed to exercise ordinary care while in possession of the vehicle or that the renter or an authorized driver committed or aided and abetted the commission of the theft, then the damages shall be the actual and reasonable costs of the rental vehicle up to its fair market value, as determined by the customary market for the sale of that vehicle.
    For purposes of this subsection (b), for the period prior to June 1, 1998, the maximum amount that may be recovered from an authorized driver shall not exceed $6,000; for the period beginning June 1, 1998 through May 31, 1999, the maximum recovery shall not exceed $7,500; and for the period beginning June 1, 1999 through May 31, 2000, the maximum recovery shall not exceed $9,000. Beginning June 1, 2000, and annually each June 1 thereafter, the maximum amount that may be recovered from an authorized driver shall be increased by $500 above the maximum recovery allowed immediately prior to June 1 of that year.
    (b-5) Limits on liability: vehicle MSRP more than $50,000. The total liability of a renter under subsection (a) for damage to a motor vehicle with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of more than $50,000 may not exceed all of the following:
        (1) the lesser of:
            (A) actual and reasonable costs that the person
        
who rents a motor vehicle to another incurred to repair the motor vehicle or that the rental company would have incurred if the motor vehicle had been repaired, which shall reflect any discounts, price reductions, or adjustments available to the rental company; or
            (B) the fair market value of that motor vehicle
        
immediately before the damage occurred, as determined in the customary market for the retail sale of that motor vehicle; and
        (2) the actual and reasonable costs incurred by the
    
loss due to theft of the rental motor vehicle up to $40,000.
    The maximum recovery for a motor vehicle with a Manufacturer's Suggested Retail Price (MSRP) of more than $50,000 under this subsection (b-5) shall not exceed $40,000 on the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 99th General Assembly. On October 1, 2016, and for the next 3 years thereafter, the maximum amount that may be recovered from an authorized driver under this subsection (b-5) shall be increased by $2,500 above the prior year's maximum recovery. On October 1, 2020, and for each year thereafter, the maximum amount that may be recovered from an authorized driver under this subsection (b-5) shall be increased by $1,000 above the prior year's maximum recovery.
    (c) Multiple recoveries prohibited. Any person who rents a motor vehicle to another may not hold the renter liable for any amounts that the rental company recovers from any other party.
    (d) Repair estimates. A person who rents a motor vehicle to another may not collect or attempt to collect the amount described in subsection (b) or (b-5) unless the rental company obtains an estimate from a repair company or an appraiser in the business of providing such appraisals on the costs of repairing the motor vehicle, makes a copy of the estimate available upon request to the renter who may be liable under subsection (a), or the insurer of the renter, and submits a copy of the estimate with any claim to collect the amount described in subsection (b) or (b-5). In order to collect the amount described in subsection (b-5), a person renting a motor vehicle to another must also provide the renter's personal insurance company with reasonable notice and an opportunity to inspect damages.
    (d-5) In the event of loss due to theft of the rental motor vehicle with a MSRP more than $50,000, the rental company shall provide reasonable notice of the theft to the renter's personal insurance company.
    (e) Duty to mitigate. A claim against a renter resulting from damage or loss to a rental vehicle must be reasonably and rationally related to the actual loss incurred. A rental company shall mitigate damages where possible and shall not assert or collect any claim for physical damage which exceeds the actual costs of the repair, including all discounts or price reductions.
    (f) No rental company shall require a deposit or an advance charge against the credit card of a renter, in any form, for damages to a vehicle which is in the renter's possession, custody, or control. No rental company shall require any payment for damage to the rental vehicle, upon the renter's return of the vehicle in a damaged condition, until after the cost of the damage to the vehicle and liability therefor is agreed to between the rental company and renter or is determined pursuant to law.
    (g) If insurance coverage exists under the renter's personal insurance policy and the coverage is confirmed during regular business hours, the renter may require that the rental company must submit any claims to the renter's personal insurance carrier as the renter's agent. The rental company shall not make any written or oral representations that it will not present claims or negotiate with the renter's insurance carrier. For purposes of this Section, confirmation of coverage includes telephone confirmation from insurance company representatives during regular business hours. After confirmation of coverage, the amount of claim shall be resolved between the insurance carrier and the rental company.
(Source: P.A. 99-201, eff. 10-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/6-305.3

    (625 ILCS 5/6-305.3)
    Sec. 6-305.3. Vehicle license cost recovery fee.
    (a) As used in this Section:
    "Motor vehicle rental company" means a person or entity whose primary business is renting motor vehicles to the public for 30 days or less.
    "Inspect" or "inspection" means a vehicle emissions inspection under Chapter 13C of this Code.
    "Rental agreement" means an agreement for 30 days or less setting forth the terms and conditions governing the use of a motor vehicle provided by a rental company.
    "Motor vehicle" means motor vehicles of the first division and motor vehicles of the second division weighing not more than 8,000 pounds.
    "Vehicle license cost recovery fee" or "VLCRF" means a charge that may be separately stated and charged on a rental agreement in a vehicle rental transaction originating in Illinois to recover costs incurred either directly or indirectly by a motor vehicle rental company to license, title, register, and inspect motor vehicles.
    (b) Motor vehicle rental companies may include a separately stated mandatory surcharge or fee in a rental agreement for vehicle license cost recovery fees (VLCRF) and all applicable taxes.
    (c) If a motor vehicle rental company includes a VLCRF as separately stated charge in a rental agreement, the amount of the fee must represent the motor vehicle rental company's good-faith estimate of the automobile rental company's daily charge as calculated by the motor vehicle rental company to recover its actual total annual motor vehicle titling, registration, and inspection costs.
    (d) If the total amount of the VLCRF collected by a motor vehicle rental company under this Section in any calendar year exceeds the motor vehicle rental company's actual costs to license, title, register, and inspect for that calendar year, the motor vehicle rental company shall do both of the following:
        (1) Retain the excess amount; and
        (2) Adjust the estimated average per vehicle titling,
    
licensing, inspection, and registration charge for the following calendar year by a corresponding amount.
    (e) Nothing in subsection (d) of this Section shall prevent a motor vehicle rental company from making adjustments to the VLCRF during the calendar year.
(Source: P.A. 96-37, eff. 7-13-09; 97-595, eff. 8-26-11.)

625 ILCS 5/6-306.3

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.3) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.3)
    Sec. 6-306.3. (Repealed).
(Source: P.A. 95-310, eff. 1-1-08. Repealed by P.A. 98-870, eff. 1-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/6-306.4

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.4) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.4)
    Sec. 6-306.4. Procedures for residents of other states.
    (a) Except as provided in paragraph (b) of this Section, any resident of another state which is a member of the Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977, who is cited by a police officer for violating a traffic law or ordinance, shall have the option of (1) being taken without unnecessary delay before a court of jurisdiction or (2) executing a written promise to comply with the terms of the citation by signing at least one copy of a Uniform Traffic Ticket prepared by the police officer. The police officer may refuse to permit a nonresident violator to execute a written promise to comply with the terms of the citation if the nonresident violator cannot furnish satisfactory evidence of identity or if the officer has probable cause to believe the nonresident violator cited will disregard the written promise to comply with the citation.
    If the person cited is a resident of another State which is not a member of the Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977, then the rules established by the Supreme Court for bail bond and appearance procedures apply.
    (b) Any person cited for violating the following provisions of this Code or a similar provision of local ordinances shall be governed by the bail provisions of the Illinois Supreme Court Rules when it is not practical or feasible to take the person before a judge to have bail set or to avoid undue delay because of the hour or circumstances: Section 3-101, Section 3-702, Sections 3-707, 3-708 or 3-710, Chapter 4, Chapter 5, Section 6-101, Section 6-104, Section 6-113, Section 6-301, Section 6-303, Section 8-115, Section 11-204, Section 11-310, Section 11-311, Section 11-312, Section 11-401, Section 11-402, Section 11-403, Section 11-404, Section 11-409, Section 11-501, Section 11-503, Section 11-504, Section 11-506, Section 11-601, when more than 30 m.p.h. over the posted limit, Section 11-1006, Section 11-1414, Section 15-102, Section 15-103, Section 15-107, Section 15-111, paragraph (f) of Section 15-112 or paragraph (j) of Section 15-301.
    (c) If the person fails to comply with the executed written promise to comply with the original terms of the citation as indicated in paragraph (a) of this Section, the court shall continue the case for a minimum of 30 days and require that a notice of the continued court date be sent to the last known address of such person. If the person does not appear or otherwise satisfy the court on or before the continued court date, the court shall enter an order of failure to appear to answer such charge. The clerk of such court shall notify the Secretary of State of the court's order within 21 days.
    (d) Upon receiving such notice, the Secretary of State shall comply with the provisions of Section 6-803 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 95-310, eff. 1-1-08.)

625 ILCS 5/6-306.5

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.5) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.5)
    Sec. 6-306.5. Failure to pay fine or penalty for standing, parking, compliance, automated speed enforcement system, or automated traffic law violations; suspension of driving privileges.
    (a) Upon receipt of a certified report, as prescribed by subsection (c) of this Section, from any municipality or county stating that the owner of a registered vehicle: (1) has failed to pay any fine or penalty due and owing as a result of 10 or more violations of a municipality's or county's vehicular standing, parking, or compliance regulations established by ordinance pursuant to Section 11-208.3 of this Code, (2) has failed to pay any fine or penalty due and owing as a result of 5 offenses for automated speed enforcement system violations or automated traffic violations as defined in Sections 11-208.6, 11-208.8, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, or combination thereof, or (3) is more than 14 days in default of a payment plan pursuant to which a suspension had been terminated under subsection (c) of this Section, the Secretary of State shall suspend the driving privileges of such person in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Section. The Secretary shall also suspend the driving privileges of an owner of a registered vehicle upon receipt of a certified report, as prescribed by subsection (f) of this Section, from any municipality or county stating that such person has failed to satisfy any fines or penalties imposed by final judgments for 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations, or combination thereof, or 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures.
    (b) Following receipt of the certified report of the municipality or county as specified in this Section, the Secretary of State shall notify the person whose name appears on the certified report that the person's drivers license will be suspended at the end of a specified period of time unless the Secretary of State is presented with a notice from the municipality or county certifying that the fine or penalty due and owing the municipality or county has been paid or that inclusion of that person's name on the certified report was in error. The Secretary's notice shall state in substance the information contained in the municipality's or county's certified report to the Secretary, and shall be effective as specified by subsection (c) of Section 6-211 of this Code.
    (c) The report of the appropriate municipal or county official notifying the Secretary of State of unpaid fines or penalties pursuant to this Section shall be certified and shall contain the following:
        (1) The name, last known address as recorded with the
    
Secretary of State, as provided by the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease, or as recorded in a United States Post Office approved database if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, and drivers license number of the person who failed to pay the fine or penalty or who has defaulted in a payment plan and the registration number of any vehicle known to be registered to such person in this State.
        (2) The name of the municipality or county making
    
the report pursuant to this Section.
        (3) A statement that the municipality or county sent
    
a notice of impending drivers license suspension as prescribed by ordinance enacted pursuant to Section 11-208.3 of this Code or a notice of default in a payment plan, to the person named in the report at the address recorded with the Secretary of State or at the last address known to the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease or, if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, at the last known address recorded in a United States Post Office approved database; the date on which such notice was sent; and the address to which such notice was sent. In a municipality or county with a population of 1,000,000 or more, the report shall also include a statement that the alleged violator's State vehicle registration number and vehicle make, if specified on the automated speed enforcement system violation or automated traffic law violation notice, are correct as they appear on the citations.
        (4) A unique identifying reference number for each
    
request of suspension sent whenever a person has failed to pay the fine or penalty or has defaulted on a payment plan.
    (d) Any municipality or county making a certified report to the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall notify the Secretary of State, in a form prescribed by the Secretary, whenever a person named in the certified report has paid the previously reported fine or penalty, whenever a person named in the certified report has entered into a payment plan pursuant to which the municipality or county has agreed to terminate the suspension, or whenever the municipality or county determines that the original report was in error. A certified copy of such notification shall also be given upon request and at no additional charge to the person named therein. Upon receipt of the municipality's or county's notification or presentation of a certified copy of such notification, the Secretary of State shall terminate the suspension.
    (e) Any municipality or county making a certified report to the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall also by ordinance establish procedures for persons to challenge the accuracy of the certified report. The ordinance shall also state the grounds for such a challenge, which may be limited to (1) the person not having been the owner or lessee of the vehicle or vehicles receiving 10 or more standing, parking, or compliance violation notices or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations on the date or dates such notices were issued; and (2) the person having already paid the fine or penalty for the 10 or more standing, parking, or compliance violations or combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations indicated on the certified report.
    (f) Any municipality or county, other than a municipality or county establishing vehicular standing, parking, and compliance regulations pursuant to Section 11-208.3, automated speed enforcement system regulations under Section 11-208.8, or automated traffic law regulations under Section 11-208.6, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, may also cause a suspension of a person's drivers license pursuant to this Section. Such municipality or county may invoke this sanction by making a certified report to the Secretary of State upon a person's failure to satisfy any fine or penalty imposed by final judgment for 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures, but only if:
        (1) the municipality or county complies with the
    
provisions of this Section in all respects except in regard to enacting an ordinance pursuant to Section 11-208.3;
        (2) the municipality or county has sent a notice of
    
impending drivers license suspension as prescribed by an ordinance enacted pursuant to subsection (g) of this Section; and
        (3) in municipalities or counties with a population
    
of 1,000,000 or more, the municipality or county has verified that the alleged violator's State vehicle registration number and vehicle make are correct as they appear on the citations.
    (g) Any municipality or county, other than a municipality or county establishing standing, parking, and compliance regulations pursuant to Section 11-208.3, automated speed enforcement system regulations under Section 11-208.8, or automated traffic law regulations under Section 11-208.6, 11-208.9, or 11-1201.1, may provide by ordinance for the sending of a notice of impending drivers license suspension to the person who has failed to satisfy any fine or penalty imposed by final judgment for 10 or more violations of local standing, parking, or compliance regulations or a combination of 5 or more automated speed enforcement system or automated traffic law violations after exhaustion of judicial review procedures. An ordinance so providing shall specify that the notice sent to the person liable for any fine or penalty shall state that failure to pay the fine or penalty owing within 45 days of the notice's date will result in the municipality or county notifying the Secretary of State that the person's drivers license is eligible for suspension pursuant to this Section. The notice of impending drivers license suspension shall be sent by first class United States mail, postage prepaid, to the address recorded with the Secretary of State or at the last address known to the lessor of the cited vehicle at the time of lease or, if any notice sent under Section 11-208.3 of this Code is returned as undeliverable, to the last known address recorded in a United States Post Office approved database.
    (h) An administrative hearing to contest an impending suspension or a suspension made pursuant to this Section may be had upon filing a written request with the Secretary of State. The filing fee for this hearing shall be $20, to be paid at the time the request is made. A municipality or county which files a certified report with the Secretary of State pursuant to this Section shall reimburse the Secretary for all reasonable costs incurred by the Secretary as a result of the filing of the report, including but not limited to the costs of providing the notice required pursuant to subsection (b) and the costs incurred by the Secretary in any hearing conducted with respect to the report pursuant to this subsection and any appeal from such a hearing.
    (i) The provisions of this Section shall apply on and after January 1, 1988.
    (j) For purposes of this Section, the term "compliance violation" is defined as in Section 11-208.3.
(Source: P.A. 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 97-672, eff. 7-1-12; 98-556, eff. 1-1-14.)

625 ILCS 5/6-306.6

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.6) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.6)
    Sec. 6-306.6. Failure to pay traffic fines, penalties, or court costs.
    (a) Whenever any resident of this State fails to pay any traffic fine, penalty, or cost imposed for a violation of this Code, or similar provision of local ordinance, the clerk may notify the Secretary of State, on a report prescribed by the Secretary, and the Secretary shall prohibit the renewal, reissue or reinstatement of such resident's driving privileges until such fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. The clerk shall provide notice to the driver, at the driver's last known address as shown on the court's records, stating that such action will be effective on the 46th day following the date of the above notice if payment is not received in full by the court of venue.
    (a-1) Whenever any resident of this State who has made a partial payment on any traffic fine, penalty, or cost that was imposed under a conviction entered on or after the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 93rd General Assembly, for a violation of this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance, fails to pay the remainder of the outstanding fine, penalty, or cost within the time limit set by the court, the clerk may notify the Secretary of State, on a report prescribed by the Secretary, and the Secretary shall prohibit the renewal, reissue, or reinstatement of the resident's driving privileges until the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. The clerk shall provide notice to the driver, at the driver's last known address as shown on the court's records, stating that the action will be effective on the 46th day following the date of the notice if payment is not received in full by the court of venue.
    (b) Except as provided in subsection (b-1), following receipt of the report from the clerk, the Secretary of State shall make the proper notation to the driver's file to prohibit the renewal, reissue or reinstatement of such driver's driving privileges. Except as provided in paragraph (2) of subsection (d) of this Section, such notation shall not be removed from the driver's record until the driver satisfies the outstanding fine, penalty, or cost and an appropriate notice on a form prescribed by the Secretary is received by the Secretary from the court of venue, stating that such fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. Upon payment in full of a traffic fine, penalty, or court cost which has previously been reported under this Section as unpaid, the clerk of the court shall present the driver with a signed receipt containing the seal of the court indicating that such fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full, and shall forward forthwith to the Secretary of State a notice stating that the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full.
    (b-1) In a county with a population of 3,000,000 or more, following receipt of the report from the clerk, the Secretary of State shall make the proper notation to the driver's file to prohibit the renewal, reissue or reinstatement of such driver's driving privileges. Such notation shall not be removed from the driver's record until the driver satisfies the outstanding fine, penalty, or cost and an appropriate notice on a form prescribed by the Secretary is received by the Secretary directly from the court of venue, stating that such fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. Upon payment in full of a traffic fine, penalty, or court cost which has previously been reported under this Section as unpaid, the clerk of the court shall forward forthwith directly to the Secretary of State a notice stating that the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full and shall provide the driver with a signed receipt containing the seal of the court, indicating that the fine, penalty, and cost have been paid in full. The receipt may not be used by the driver to clear the driver's record.
    (c) The provisions of this Section shall be limited to a single action per arrest and as a post conviction measure only. Fines, penalty, or costs to be collected subsequent to orders of court supervision, or other available court diversions are not applicable to this Section.
    (d)(1) Notwithstanding the receipt of a report from the clerk as prescribed in subsections (a) and (e), nothing in this Section is intended to place any responsibility upon the Secretary of State to provide independent notice to the driver of any potential action to disallow the renewal, reissue or reinstatement of such driver's driving privileges.
    (2) Except as provided in subsection (b-1), the Secretary of State shall renew, reissue or reinstate a driver's driving privileges which were previously refused pursuant to this Section upon presentation of an original receipt which is signed by the clerk of the court and contains the seal of the court indicating that the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. The Secretary of State shall retain such receipt for his records.
    (e) Upon receipt of notification from another state that is a member of the Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977, stating a resident of this State failed to pay a traffic fine, penalty, or cost imposed for a violation that occurs in another state, the Secretary shall make the proper notation to the driver's license file to prohibit the renewal, reissue, or reinstatement of the resident's driving privileges until the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. The Secretary of State shall renew, reissue, or reinstate the driver's driving privileges that were previously refused under this Section upon receipt of notification from the other state that indicates that the fine, penalty, or cost has been paid in full. The Secretary of State shall retain the out-of-state receipt for his or her records.
(Source: P.A. 98-178, eff. 1-1-14.)

625 ILCS 5/6-306.7

    (625 ILCS 5/6-306.7)
    Sec. 6-306.7. Failure to satisfy fines or penalties for toll violations or evasions; suspension of driving privileges.
    (a) Upon receipt of a certified report, as prescribed by subsection (c) of this Section, from the Authority stating that the owner of a registered vehicle has failed to satisfy any fine or penalty resulting from a final order issued by the Authority relating directly or indirectly to 5 or more toll violations, toll evasions, or both, the Secretary of State shall suspend the driving privileges of the person in accordance with the procedures set forth in this Section.
    (b) Following receipt of the certified report of the Authority as specified in the Section, the Secretary of State shall notify the person whose name appears on the certified report that the person's driver's license will be suspended at the end of a specified period unless the Secretary of State is presented with a notice from the Authority certifying that the fines or penalties owing the Authority have been satisfied or that inclusion of that person's name on the certified report was in error. The Secretary's notice shall state in substance the information contained in the Authority's certified report to the Secretary, and shall be effective as specified by subsection (c) of Section 6-211 of this Code, except as to those drivers who also have been issued a CDL. If a person also has been issued a CDL, notice of suspension of that person's driver's license must be given in writing by certified mail and is effective on the date listed in the notice of suspension, except that the notice is not effective until 4 days after the date on which the notice was deposited into the United States mail. The notice becomes effective 4 days after its deposit into the United States mail regardless of whether the Secretary of State receives the return receipt and regardless of whether the written notification is returned for any reason to the Secretary of State as undeliverable.
    (c) The report from the Authority notifying the Secretary of unsatisfied fines or penalties pursuant to this Section shall be certified and shall contain the following:
        (1) The name, last known address, and driver's
    
license number of the person who failed to satisfy the fines or penalties and the registration number of any vehicle known to be registered in this State to that person.
        (2) A statement that the Authority sent a notice of
    
impending suspension of the person's driver's license, vehicle registration, or both, as prescribed by rules enacted pursuant to subsection (a-5) of Section 10 of the Toll Highway Act, to the person named in the report at the address recorded with the Secretary of State; the date on which the notice was sent; and the address to which the notice was sent.
    (d) The Authority, after making a certified report to the Secretary pursuant to this Section, shall notify the Secretary, on a form prescribed by the Secretary, whenever a person named in the certified report has satisfied the previously reported fines or penalties or whenever the Authority determines that the original report was in error. A certified copy of the notification shall also be given upon request and at no additional charge to the person named therein. Upon receipt of the Authority's notification or presentation of a certified copy of the notification, the Secretary shall terminate the suspension.
    (e) The Authority shall, by rule, establish procedures for persons to challenge the accuracy of the certified report made pursuant to this Section. The rule shall also provide the grounds for a challenge, which may be limited to:
        (1) the person not having been the owner or lessee of
    
the vehicle or vehicles receiving 5 or more toll violations or toll evasion notices on the date or dates the notices were issued; or
        (2) the person having already satisfied the fines or
    
penalties for the 5 or more toll violations or toll evasions indicated on the certified report.
    (f) All notices sent by the Authority to persons involved in administrative adjudications, hearings, and final orders issued pursuant to rules implementing subsection (a-5) of Section 10 of the Toll Highway Act shall state that failure to satisfy any fine or penalty imposed by the Authority shall result in the Secretary of State suspending the driving privileges, vehicle registration, or both, of the person failing to satisfy the fines or penalties imposed by the Authority.
    (g) A person may request an administrative hearing to contest an impending suspension or a suspension made pursuant to this Section upon filing a written request with the Secretary. The filing fee for this hearing is $20, to be paid at the time of the request. The Authority shall reimburse the Secretary for all reasonable costs incurred by the Secretary as a result of the filing of a certified report pursuant to this Section, including, but not limited to, the costs of providing notice required pursuant to subsection (b) and the costs incurred by the Secretary in any hearing conducted with respect to the report pursuant to this subsection and any appeal from that hearing.
    (h) The Secretary and the Authority may promulgate rules to enable them to carry out their duties under this Section.
    (i) The Authority shall cooperate with the Secretary in the administration of this Section and shall provide the Secretary with any information the Secretary may deem necessary for these purposes, including regular and timely access to toll violation enforcement records.
    The Secretary shall cooperate with the Authority in the administration of this Section and shall provide the Authority with any information the Authority may deem necessary for the purposes of this Section, including regular and timely access to vehicle registration records. Section 2-123 of this Code shall not apply to the provision of this information, but the Secretary shall be reimbursed for the cost of providing this information.
    (j) For purposes of this Section, the term "Authority" means the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority.
(Source: P.A. 94-218, eff. 7-1-06.)

625 ILCS 5/6-307

    (625 ILCS 5/6-307) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-307)
    Sec. 6-307. Injunctions. If any person operates in violation of any provision of this Chapter, or any rule, regulation, order or decision of the Secretary of State, or of any term, condition or limitation of any license, the Secretary of State, or any person injured thereby, or any interested person, may apply to the Circuit Court of the county in which such violation or some part thereof occurred, or in which the person complained of has his place of business or resides, to prevent such violation. The Court has jurisdiction to enforce obedience by injunction or other process restraining such person from further violation and enjoining upon him obedience.
(Source: P.A. 81-306.)

625 ILCS 5/6-308

    (625 ILCS 5/6-308)
    Sec. 6-308. Procedures for traffic violations.
    (a) Any person cited for violating this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance for which a violation is a petty offense as defined by Section 5-1-17 of the Unified Code of Corrections, excluding business offenses as defined by Section 5-1-2 of the Unified Code of Corrections or a violation of Section 15-111 or subsection (d) of Section 3-401 of this Code, shall not be required to post bond to secure bail for his or her release. When required by Illinois Supreme Court Rule, the person shall sign the citation. All other provisions of this Code or similar provisions of local ordinances shall be governed by the bail provisions of the Illinois Supreme Court Rules when it is not practical or feasible to take the person before a judge to have bail set or to avoid undue delay because of the hour or circumstances.
    (b) Whenever a person fails to appear in court, the court may continue the case for a minimum of 30 days and the clerk of the court shall send notice of the continued court date to the person's last known address. If the person does not appear in court on or before the continued court date or satisfy the court that the person's appearance in and surrender to the court is impossible for no fault of the person, the court shall enter an order of failure to appear. The clerk of the court shall notify the Secretary of State, on a report prescribed by the Secretary, of the court's order. The Secretary, when notified by the clerk of the court that an order of failure to appear has been entered, shall immediately suspend the person's driver's license, which shall be designated by the Secretary as a Failure to Appear suspension. The Secretary shall not remove the suspension, nor issue any permit or privileges to the person whose license has been suspended, until notified by the ordering court that the person has appeared and resolved the violation. Upon compliance, the clerk of the court shall present the person with a notice of compliance containing the seal of the court, and shall notify the Secretary that the person has appeared and resolved the violation.
(Source: P.A. 98-870, eff. 1-1-15; 98-1134, eff. 1-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. IV

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. IV heading)
ARTICLE IV. COMMERCIAL DRIVER TRAINING SCHOOLS
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-401

    (625 ILCS 5/6-401) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-401)
    Sec. 6-401. Driver training schools-license required. No person, firm, association, partnership or corporation shall operate a driver training school or engage in the business of giving instruction for hire or for a fee in (1) the driving of motor vehicles; or (2) the preparation of an applicant for examination given by the Secretary of State for a drivers license or permit, unless a license therefor has been issued by the Secretary. No public schools or educational institutions shall contract with entities engaged in the business of giving instruction for hire or for a fee in the driving of motor vehicles for the preparation of an applicant for examination given by the Secretary of State for a driver's license or permit, unless a license therefor has been issued by the Secretary.
    This Section shall not apply to (i) public schools or to educational institutions in which driving instruction is part of the curriculum, (ii) employers giving instruction to their employees, or (iii) schools that teach enhanced driving skills to licensed drivers as set forth in Article X of Chapter 6 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10; 97-229, eff. 7-28-11.)

625 ILCS 5/6-402

    (625 ILCS 5/6-402) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-402)
    Sec. 6-402. Qualifications of driver training schools. In order to qualify for a license to operate a driver training school, each applicant must:
        (a) be of good moral character;
        (b) be at least 21 years of age;
        (c) maintain an established place of business open to
    
the public which meets the requirements of Section 6-403 through 6-407;
        (d) maintain bodily injury and property damage
    
liability insurance on motor vehicles while used in driving instruction, insuring the liability of the driving school, the driving instructors and any person taking instruction in at least the following amounts: $50,000 for bodily injury to or death of one person in any one accident and, subject to said limit for one person, $100,000 for bodily injury to or death of 2 or more persons in any one accident and the amount of $10,000 for damage to property of others in any one accident. Evidence of such insurance coverage in the form of a certificate from the insurance carrier shall be filed with the Secretary of State, and such certificate shall stipulate that the insurance shall not be cancelled except upon 10 days prior written notice to the Secretary of State. The decal showing evidence of insurance shall be affixed to the windshield of the vehicle;
        (e) provide a continuous surety company bond in the
    
principal sum of $10,000 for a non-accredited school, $40,000 for a CDL or teenage accredited school, $60,000 for a CDL accredited and teenage accredited school, $50,000 for a CDL or teenage accredited school with 3 or more licensed branches, $70,000 for a CDL accredited and teenage accredited school with 3 or more licensed branches for the protection of the contractual rights of students in such form as will meet with the approval of the Secretary of State and written by a company authorized to do business in this State. However, the aggregate liability of the surety for all breaches of the condition of the bond in no event shall exceed the principal sum of $10,000 for a non-accredited school, $40,000 for a CDL or teenage accredited school, $60,000 for a CDL accredited and teenage accredited school, $50,000 for a CDL or teenage accredited school with 3 or more licensed branches, $70,000 for a CDL accredited and teenage accredited school with 3 or more licensed branches. The surety on any such bond may cancel such bond on giving 30 days notice thereof in writing to the Secretary of State and shall be relieved of liability for any breach of any conditions of the bond which occurs after the effective date of cancellation;
        (f) have the equipment necessary to the giving of
    
proper instruction in the operation of motor vehicles;
        (g) have and use a business telephone listing for all
    
business purposes;
        (h) pay to the Secretary of State an application fee
    
of $500 and $50 for each branch application; and
        (i) authorize an investigation to include a
    
fingerprint based background check to determine if the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime and if so, the disposition of those convictions. The authorization shall indicate the scope of the inquiry and the agencies that may be contacted. Upon this authorization, the Secretary of State may request and receive information and assistance from any federal, State, or local governmental agency as part of the authorized investigation. Each applicant shall have his or her fingerprints submitted to the Department of State Police in the form and manner prescribed by the Department of State Police. The fingerprints shall be checked against the Department of State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history record information databases. The Department of State Police shall charge a fee for conducting the criminal history records check, which shall be deposited in the State Police Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the records check. The applicant shall be required to pay all related fingerprint fees including, but not limited to, the amounts established by the Department of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to process fingerprint based criminal background investigations. The Department of State Police shall provide information concerning any criminal convictions and disposition of criminal convictions brought against the applicant upon request of the Secretary of State provided that the request is made in the form and manner required by the Department of the State Police. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, the information derived from the investigation including the source of the information and any conclusions or recommendations derived from the information by the Secretary of State shall be provided to the applicant, or his designee, upon request to the Secretary of State, prior to any final action by the Secretary of State on the application. Any criminal convictions and disposition information obtained by the Secretary of State shall be confidential and may not be transmitted outside the Office of the Secretary of State, except as required herein, and may not be transmitted to anyone within the Office of the Secretary of State except as needed for the purpose of evaluating the applicant. At any administrative hearing held under Section 2-118 of this Code relating to the denial, cancellation, suspension, or revocation of a driver training school license, the Secretary of State is authorized to utilize at that hearing any criminal histories, criminal convictions, and disposition information obtained under this Section. The information obtained from the investigation may be maintained by the Secretary of State or any agency to which the information was transmitted. Only information and standards, which bear a reasonable and rational relation to the performance of a driver training school owner, shall be used by the Secretary of State. Any employee of the Secretary of State who gives or causes to be given away any confidential information concerning any criminal charges or disposition of criminal charges of an applicant shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor, unless release of the information is authorized by this Section.
    No license shall be issued under this Section to a person who is a spouse, offspring, sibling, parent, grandparent, grandchild, uncle or aunt, nephew or niece, cousin, or in-law of the person whose license to do business at that location has been revoked or denied or to a person who was an officer or employee of a business firm that has had its license revoked or denied, unless the Secretary of State is satisfied the application was submitted in good faith and not for the purpose or effect of defeating the intent of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10; 96-1062, eff. 7-14-10; 97-333, eff. 8-12-11; 97-835, eff. 7-20-12.)

625 ILCS 5/6-403

    (625 ILCS 5/6-403) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-403)
    Sec. 6-403. Established Place of Business. The established place of business of each driver training school must be owned or leased by the driver training school and regularly occupied and primarily used by that driver training school for the business of selling and giving driving instructions for hire or for a fee, and the business of preparing members of the public for examination given by the Secretary of State for a drivers license.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-404

    (625 ILCS 5/6-404) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-404)
    Sec. 6-404. Location of Schools. The established place of business of each driver training school must be located in a district which is zoned for business or commercial purposes. The driver training school office must have a permanent sign clearly readable from the street, from a distance of no less than 100 feet, with the name of the driving school upon it.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-405

    (625 ILCS 5/6-405) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-405)
    Sec. 6-405. Restrictions of Locations. The established place of business, or branch office, branch class room or advertised address of any driver training school shall not consist of or include a house trailer, residence, tent, temporary stand, temporary address, office space, a room or rooms in a hotel, rooming house or apartment house, or premises occupied by a single or multiple unit dwelling house or telephone answering service.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-406

    (625 ILCS 5/6-406) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-406)
    Sec. 6-406. Required Facilities.
    (a) The established place of business of each driver training school must consist of at least the following permanent facilities:
        (1) An office facility;
        (2) A class room facility.
    (b) The main class room facility of each driver training school must be reasonably accessible to the main office facility of the driver training school.
    (c) All class room facilities must have adequate lighting, heating, ventilation, and must comply with all state, and local laws relating to public health, safety and sanitation.
    (d) The main office facility and branch office facility of each driver training school must contain sufficient space, equipment, records and personnel to carry on the business of the driver training school. The main office facility must be specifically devoted to driver training school business.
    (e) A driver training school which as an established place of business and a main office facility, may operate a branch office or a branch class room provided that all the requirements for the main office or main class room are met and that such branch office bears the same name and is operated as a part of the same business entity as the main office facility.
    (f) No driver training school may share any main or branch facility or facilities with any other driver training school.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-407

    (625 ILCS 5/6-407) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-407)
    Sec. 6-407. Locations and State Facilities. No office or place of business of a driver training school shall be established within 1,500 feet of any building used as an office by any department of the Secretary of State having to do with the administration of any laws relating to motor vehicles, nor may any driving school solicit or advertise for business within 1,500 feet of any building used as an office by the Secretary of State having to do with the administration of any laws relating to motor vehicles.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-408

    (625 ILCS 5/6-408) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-408)
    Sec. 6-408. Records. All driver training schools licensed by the Secretary of State must maintain a permanent record of instructions given to each student. The record must contain the name of the school and the name of the student, the number of all licenses or permits held by the student, the type and date of instruction given, whether class room or behind the wheel, and the signature of the instructor.
    All permanent student instruction records must be kept on file in the main office of each driver training school for a period of 3 calendar years after the student has ceased taking instruction at or with the school.
    The records should show the fees and charges of the school and also the record should show the course content and instructions given to each student.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-408.5

    (625 ILCS 5/6-408.5)
    Sec. 6-408.5. Courses for students or high school dropouts; limitation.
    (a) No driver training school or driving training instructor licensed under this Act may request a certificate of completion from the Secretary of State as provided in Section 6-411 for any person who is enrolled as a student in any public or non-public secondary school at the time such instruction is to be provided, or who was so enrolled during the semester last ended if that instruction is to be provided between semesters or during the summer after the regular school term ends, unless that student has received a passing grade in at least 8 courses during the 2 semesters last ending prior to requesting a certificate of completion from the Secretary of State for the student.
    (b) No driver training school or driving training instructor licensed under this Act may request a certificate of completion from the Secretary of State as provided in Section 6-411 for any person who has dropped out of school and has not yet attained the age of 18 years unless the driver training school or driving training instructor has: 1) obtained written documentation verifying the dropout's enrollment in a high school equivalency testing or alternative education program or has obtained a copy of the dropout's high school equivalency certificate; 2) obtained verification that the student prior to dropping out had received a passing grade in at least 8 courses during the 2 previous semesters last ending prior to requesting a certificate of completion; or 3) obtained written consent from the dropout's parents or guardians and the regional superintendent.
    (c) Students shall be informed of the eligibility requirements of this Act in writing at the time of registration.
    (d) The superintendent of schools of the school district in which the student resides and attends school or in which the student resides at the time he or she drops out of school (with respect to a public high school student or a dropout from the public high school) or the chief school administrator (with respect to a student who attends a non-public high school or a dropout from a non-public high school) may waive the requirements of this Section if the superintendent or chief school administrator, as the case may be, deems it to be in the best interests of the student or dropout. Before requesting a certificate of completion from the Secretary of State for any person who is enrolled as a student in any public or non-public secondary school or who was so enrolled in the semester last ending prior to the request for a certificate of completion from the Secretary of State or who is of high school age, the driver training school shall determine from the school district in which that person resides or resided at the time of dropping out of school, or from the chief administrator of the non-public high school attended or last attended by such person, as the case may be, that such person is not ineligible to receive a certificate of completion under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 98-718, eff. 1-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/6-409

    (625 ILCS 5/6-409) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-409)
    Sec. 6-409. Display of License. Each driver training school must display at a prominent place in its main office all of the following:
    (a) The State license issued to the school;
    (b) The names and addresses and State instructors licenses of all instructors employed by the school;
    (c) The address of all branch offices and branch class rooms.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-410

    (625 ILCS 5/6-410) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-410)
    Sec. 6-410. Vehicle inspections. The Department of Transportation shall provide for the inspection of all motor vehicles used for driver training, and shall issue a safety inspection sticker provided:
    (a) The motor vehicle has been inspected by the Department and found to be in safe mechanical condition;
    (b) The motor vehicle is equipped with dual control brakes and a mirror on each side of the motor vehicle so located as to reflect to the driver a view of the highway for a distance of at least 200 feet to the rear of such motor vehicle; and
    (c) The motor vehicle is equipped with a sign or signs visible from the front and the rear in letters no less than 2 inches tall, listing the full name of the driver training school which has registered and insured the motor vehicle.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-411

    (625 ILCS 5/6-411) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-411)
    Sec. 6-411. Qualifications of Driver Training Instructors. In order to qualify for a license as an instructor for a driving school, an applicant must:
        (a) Be of good moral character;
        (b) Authorize an investigation to include a
    
fingerprint based background check to determine if the applicant has ever been convicted of a crime and if so, the disposition of those convictions; this authorization shall indicate the scope of the inquiry and the agencies which may be contacted. Upon this authorization the Secretary of State may request and receive information and assistance from any federal, state or local governmental agency as part of the authorized investigation. Each applicant shall submit his or her fingerprints to the Department of State Police in the form and manner prescribed by the Department of State Police. These fingerprints shall be checked against the fingerprint records now and hereafter filed in the Department of State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records databases. The Department of State Police shall charge a fee for conducting the criminal history records check, which shall be deposited in the State Police Services Fund and shall not exceed the actual cost of the records check. The applicant shall be required to pay all related fingerprint fees including, but not limited to, the amounts established by the Department of State Police and the Federal Bureau of Investigation to process fingerprint based criminal background investigations. The Department of State Police shall provide information concerning any criminal convictions, and their disposition, brought against the applicant upon request of the Secretary of State when the request is made in the form and manner required by the Department of State Police. Unless otherwise prohibited by law, the information derived from this investigation including the source of this information, and any conclusions or recommendations derived from this information by the Secretary of State shall be provided to the applicant, or his designee, upon request to the Secretary of State, prior to any final action by the Secretary of State on the application. At any administrative hearing held under Section 2-118 of this Code relating to the denial, cancellation, suspension, or revocation of a driver training school license, the Secretary of State is authorized to utilize at that hearing any criminal histories, criminal convictions, and disposition information obtained under this Section. Any criminal convictions and their disposition information obtained by the Secretary of State shall be confidential and may not be transmitted outside the Office of the Secretary of State, except as required herein, and may not be transmitted to anyone within the Office of the Secretary of State except as needed for the purpose of evaluating the applicant. The information obtained from this investigation may be maintained by the Secretary of State or any agency to which such information was transmitted. Only information and standards which bear a reasonable and rational relation to the performance of a driver training instructor shall be used by the Secretary of State. Any employee of the Secretary of State who gives or causes to be given away any confidential information concerning any criminal charges and their disposition of an applicant shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor unless release of such information is authorized by this Section;
        (c) Pass such examination as the Secretary of State
    
shall require on (1) traffic laws, (2) safe driving practices, (3) operation of motor vehicles, and (4) qualifications of teacher;
        (d) Be physically able to operate safely a motor
    
vehicle and to train others in the operation of motor vehicles. An instructors license application must be accompanied by a medical examination report completed by a competent physician licensed to practice in the State of Illinois;
        (e) Hold a valid Illinois drivers license;
        (f) Have graduated from an accredited high school
    
after at least 4 years of high school education or the equivalent; and
        (g) Pay to the Secretary of State an application and
    
license fee of $70.
    If a driver training school class room instructor teaches an approved driver education course, as defined in Section 1-103 of this Code, to students under 18 years of age, he or she shall furnish to the Secretary of State a certificate issued by the State Board of Education that the said instructor is qualified and meets the minimum educational standards for teaching driver education courses in the local public or parochial school systems, except that no State Board of Education certification shall be required of any instructor who teaches exclusively in a commercial driving school. On and after July 1, 1986, the existing rules and regulations of the State Board of Education concerning commercial driving schools shall continue to remain in effect but shall be administered by the Secretary of State until such time as the Secretary of State shall amend or repeal the rules in accordance with the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. Upon request, the Secretary of State shall issue a certificate of completion to a student under 18 years of age who has completed an approved driver education course at a commercial driving school.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10; 97-835, eff. 7-20-12.)

625 ILCS 5/6-412

    (625 ILCS 5/6-412) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-412)
    Sec. 6-412. Issuance of Licenses to Driver Training Schools and Driver Training Instructors. The Secretary of State shall issue a license certificate to each applicant to conduct a driver training school or to each driver training instructor when the Secretary of State is satisfied that such person has met the qualifications required under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-413

    (625 ILCS 5/6-413) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-413)
    Sec. 6-413. Expiration of Licenses. All outstanding licenses issued to any driver training school or driver training instructor under this Act shall expire by operation of law 24 months from the date of issuance, unless sooner cancelled, suspended or revoked under the provisions of Section 6-420.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-414

    (625 ILCS 5/6-414) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-414)
    Sec. 6-414. Renewal of Licenses. The license of each driver training school may be renewed subject to the same conditions as the original license, and upon the payment of a renewal license fee of $500 and $50 for each renewal of a branch application.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-415

    (625 ILCS 5/6-415) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-415)
    Sec. 6-415. Renewal Fee. The license of each driver training instructor may be renewed subject to the same conditions of the original license, and upon the payment of annual renewal license fee of $70.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-416

    (625 ILCS 5/6-416) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-416)
    Sec. 6-416. Licenses: Form and Filing. All applications for renewal of a driver training school license or driver training instructor's license shall be on a form prescribed by the Secretary, and must be filed with the Secretary not less than 15 days preceding the expiration date of the license to be renewed.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-417

    (625 ILCS 5/6-417) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-417)
    Sec. 6-417. Instructor's license. Each driver training instructor's license shall authorize the licensee to instruct only at or for the driver training school indicated on the license. The Secretary shall not issue a driver training instructor's license to any individual who is licensed to instruct at or for another driver training school.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-418

    (625 ILCS 5/6-418) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-418)
    Sec. 6-418. Instructor's Records.
    Every licensee shall keep a record showing the name and address of each person given instruction and the instruction permit or driver's license number of every person given instruction in the driving of a motor vehicle, and shall show the particular type of instruction given and how much time was devoted to each such type of instruction. Such records shall be open to the inspection of the Secretary or his representatives at all reasonable times, but shall be for the confidential use of the Secretary.
(Source: P.A. 76-1586.)

625 ILCS 5/6-419

    (625 ILCS 5/6-419) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-419)
    (Text of Section before amendment by P.A. 99-720)
    Sec. 6-419. Rules and regulations. The Secretary is authorized to prescribe by rule standards for the eligibility, conduct and operation of driver training schools, and instructors and to adopt other reasonable rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. The Secretary may adopt rules exempting particular types of driver training schools from specific statutory provisions in Sections 6-401 through 6-424, where application of those provisions would be inconsistent with the manner of instruction offered by those schools. The Secretary, in consultation with the State Board of Education, shall adopt course content standards for driver education for those persons under the age of 18 years, which shall include the operation and equipment of motor vehicles.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10; 97-229, eff. 7-28-11; 97-1025, eff. 1-1-13.)
 
    (Text of Section after amendment by P.A. 99-720)
    Sec. 6-419. Rules and regulations. The Secretary is authorized to prescribe by rule standards for the eligibility, conduct and operation of driver training schools, and instructors and to adopt other reasonable rules and regulations necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act. The Secretary may adopt rules exempting particular types of driver training schools from specific statutory provisions in Sections 6-401 through 6-424, where application of those provisions would be inconsistent with the manner of instruction offered by those schools. The Secretary, in consultation with the State Board of Education, shall adopt course content standards for driver education for those persons under the age of 18 years, which shall include the operation and equipment of motor vehicles. After June 30, 2017, the course content standards for driver education provided by a driver training school to those persons under the age of 18 years shall include instruction concerning law enforcement procedures for traffic stops, including a demonstration of the proper actions to be taken during a traffic stop and appropriate interactions with law enforcement.
(Source: P.A. 99-720, eff. 1-1-17.)

625 ILCS 5/6-420

    (625 ILCS 5/6-420) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-420)
    Sec. 6-420. Denial, Cancellation, Suspension, Revocation and Failure to Renew License. The Secretary may deny, cancel, suspend or revoke, or refuse to renew any driver training school license or any driver training instructor license:
        (1) When the Secretary is satisfied that the licensee
    
fails to meet the requirements to receive or hold a license under this Code;
        (2) Whenever the licensee fails to keep the records
    
required by this Code;
        (3) Whenever the licensee permits fraud or engages in
    
fraudulent practices either with reference to a student or the Secretary, or induces or countenances fraud or fraudulent practices on the part of any applicant for a driver's license or permit;
        (4) Whenever the licensee fails to comply with any
    
provision of this Code or any rule of the Secretary made pursuant thereto;
        (5) Whenever the licensee represents himself as an
    
agent or employee of the Secretary or uses advertising designed to lead or which would reasonably have the effect of leading persons to believe that such licensee is in fact an employee or representative of the Secretary;
        (6) Whenever the licensee or any employee or agent of
    
the licensee solicits driver training or instruction in an office of any department of the Secretary of State having to do with the administration of any law relating to motor vehicles, or within 1,500 feet of any such office;
        (7) Whenever the licensee is convicted of driving
    
while under the influence of alcohol, other drugs, or a combination thereof; leaving the scene of an accident; reckless homicide or reckless driving; or
        (8) Whenever a driver training school advertises that
    
a driver's license is guaranteed upon completion of the course of instruction.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-421

    (625 ILCS 5/6-421) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-421)
    Sec. 6-421. Judicial Review. The action of the Secretary in cancelling, suspending, revoking or denying any license under this Act shall be subject to judicial review in the Circuit Court of Sangamon County or the Circuit Court of Cook County, and the provisions of the Administrative Review Law, and all amendments and modifications thereto, and the rules adopted pursuant thereto, are hereby adopted and shall apply to and govern every action for judicial review of the final acts or decisions of the Secretary under this Act.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)

625 ILCS 5/6-422

    (625 ILCS 5/6-422) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-422)
    Sec. 6-422. Prior law and licenses thereunder. This Act shall not affect the validity of any outstanding license issued to any driver training school or driver training instructor by the Secretary of State under any prior law, nor shall this Act affect the validity or legality of any contract, agreement or undertaking entered into by any driver training school or driver training instructor, or any person, firm, corporation, partnership or association based on those provisions of any prior law.
(Source: P.A. 96-740, eff. 1-1-10; 96-962, eff. 7-2-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-423

    (625 ILCS 5/6-423) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-423)
    Sec. 6-423. Deposit of fees. Fees collected under this Article shall be disbursed under subsection (g) of Section 2-119 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 99-127, eff. 1-1-16.)

625 ILCS 5/6-424

    (625 ILCS 5/6-424) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-424)
    Sec. 6-424. Injunctions. If any person operates in violation of any provision of this Article, or any rule, regulation, order, or decision of the Secretary of State established under this Article, or in violation of any term, condition or limitation of any license issued under this Article, the Secretary of State, or any other person injured as a result, or any interested person, may apply to the circuit court of the county where the violation or some part occurred, or where the person complained of has an established or additional place of business or resides, to prevent the violation. The court may enforce compliance by injunction or other process restraining the person from further violation and compliance.
(Source: P.A. 87-829; 87-832.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. V

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. V heading)
ARTICLE V.
COMMERCIAL MOTOR VEHICLE OPERATORS

625 ILCS 5/6-500

    (625 ILCS 5/6-500) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-500)
    Sec. 6-500. Definitions of words and phrases. Notwithstanding the definitions set forth elsewhere in this Code, for purposes of the Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act (UCDLA), the words and phrases listed below have the meanings ascribed to them as follows:
    (1) Alcohol. "Alcohol" means any substance containing any form of alcohol, including but not limited to ethanol, methanol, propanol, and isopropanol.
    (2) Alcohol concentration. "Alcohol concentration" means:
        (A) the number of grams of alcohol per 210 liters of
    
breath; or
        (B) the number of grams of alcohol per 100
    
milliliters of blood; or
        (C) the number of grams of alcohol per 67 milliliters
    
of urine.
    Alcohol tests administered within 2 hours of the driver being "stopped or detained" shall be considered that driver's "alcohol concentration" for the purposes of enforcing this UCDLA.
    (3) (Blank).
    (4) (Blank).
    (5) (Blank).
    (5.3) CDLIS driver record. "CDLIS driver record" means the electronic record of the individual CDL driver's status and history stored by the State-of-Record as part of the Commercial Driver's License Information System, or CDLIS, established under 49 U.S.C. 31309.
    (5.5) CDLIS motor vehicle record. "CDLIS motor vehicle record" or "CDLIS MVR" means a report generated from the CDLIS driver record meeting the requirements for access to CDLIS information and provided by states to users authorized in 49 C.F.R. 384.225(e)(3) and (4), subject to the provisions of the Driver Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. 2721-2725.
    (5.7) Commercial driver's license downgrade. "Commercial driver's license downgrade" or "CDL downgrade" means either:
        (A) a state allows the driver to change his or her
    
self-certification to interstate, but operating exclusively in transportation or operation excepted from 49 C.F.R. Part 391, as provided in 49 C.F.R. 390.3(f), 391.2, 391.68, or 398.3;
        (B) a state allows the driver to change his or her
    
self-certification to intrastate only, if the driver qualifies under that state's physical qualification requirements for intrastate only;
        (C) a state allows the driver to change his or her
    
certification to intrastate, but operating exclusively in transportation or operations excepted from all or part of the state driver qualification requirements; or
        (D) a state removes the CDL privilege from the driver
    
license.
    (6) Commercial Motor Vehicle.
        (A) "Commercial motor vehicle" or "CMV" means a motor
    
vehicle or combination of motor vehicles used in commerce, except those referred to in subdivision (B), designed to transport passengers or property if the motor vehicle:
            (i) has a gross combination weight rating or
        
gross combination weight of 11,794 kilograms or more (26,001 pounds or more), whichever is greater, inclusive of any towed unit with a gross vehicle weight rating or gross vehicle weight of more than 4,536 kilograms (10,000 pounds), whichever is greater; or
            (i-5) has a gross vehicle weight rating or gross
        
vehicle weight of 11,794 or more kilograms (26,001 pounds or more), whichever is greater; or
            (ii) is designed to transport 16 or more persons,
        
including the driver; or
            (iii) is of any size and is used in transporting
        
hazardous materials as defined in 49 C.F.R. 383.5.
        (B) Pursuant to the interpretation of the Commercial
    
Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 by the Federal Highway Administration, the definition of "commercial motor vehicle" does not include:
            (i) recreational vehicles, when operated
        
primarily for personal use;
            (ii) vehicles owned by or operated under the
        
direction of the United States Department of Defense or the United States Coast Guard only when operated by non-civilian personnel. This includes any operator on active military duty; members of the Reserves; National Guard; personnel on part-time training; and National Guard military technicians (civilians who are required to wear military uniforms and are subject to the Code of Military Justice); or
            (iii) firefighting, police, and other emergency
        
equipment (including, without limitation, equipment owned or operated by a HazMat or technical rescue team authorized by a county board under Section 5-1127 of the Counties Code), with audible and visual signals, owned or operated by or for a governmental entity, which is necessary to the preservation of life or property or the execution of emergency governmental functions which are normally not subject to general traffic rules and regulations.
    (7) Controlled Substance. "Controlled substance" shall have the same meaning as defined in Section 102 of the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, and shall also include cannabis as defined in Section 3 of the Cannabis Control Act and methamphetamine as defined in Section 10 of the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act.
    (8) Conviction. "Conviction" means an unvacated adjudication of guilt or a determination that a person has violated or failed to comply with the law in a court of original jurisdiction or by an authorized administrative tribunal; an unvacated forfeiture of bail or collateral deposited to secure the person's appearance in court; a plea of guilty or nolo contendere accepted by the court; the payment of a fine or court cost regardless of whether the imposition of sentence is deferred and ultimately a judgment dismissing the underlying charge is entered; or a violation of a condition of release without bail, regardless of whether or not the penalty is rebated, suspended or probated.
    (8.5) Day. "Day" means calendar day.
    (9) (Blank).
    (10) (Blank).
    (11) (Blank).
    (12) (Blank).
    (13) Driver. "Driver" means any person who drives, operates, or is in physical control of a commercial motor vehicle, any person who is required to hold a CDL, or any person who is a holder of a CDL while operating a non-commercial motor vehicle.
    (13.5) Driver applicant. "Driver applicant" means an individual who applies to a state or other jurisdiction to obtain, transfer, upgrade, or renew a CDL or to obtain or renew a CLP.
    (13.8) Electronic device. "Electronic device" includes, but is not limited to, a cellular telephone, personal digital assistant, pager, computer, or any other device used to input, write, send, receive, or read text.
    (14) Employee. "Employee" means a person who is employed as a commercial motor vehicle driver. A person who is self-employed as a commercial motor vehicle driver must comply with the requirements of this UCDLA pertaining to employees. An owner-operator on a long-term lease shall be considered an employee.
    (15) Employer. "Employer" means a person (including the United States, a State or a local authority) who owns or leases a commercial motor vehicle or assigns employees to operate such a vehicle. A person who is self-employed as a commercial motor vehicle driver must comply with the requirements of this UCDLA.
    (15.1) Endorsement. "Endorsement" means an authorization to an individual's CLP or CDL required to permit the individual to operate certain types of commercial motor vehicles.
    (15.3) Excepted interstate. "Excepted interstate" means a person who operates or expects to operate in interstate commerce, but engages exclusively in transportation or operations excepted under 49 C.F.R. 390.3(f), 391.2, 391.68, or 398.3 from all or part of the qualification requirements of 49 C.F.R. Part 391 and is not required to obtain a medical examiner's certificate by 49 C.F.R. 391.45.
    (15.5) Excepted intrastate. "Excepted intrastate" means a person who operates in intrastate commerce but engages exclusively in transportation or operations excepted from all or parts of the state driver qualification requirements.
    (16) (Blank).
    (16.5) Fatality. "Fatality" means the death of a person as a result of a motor vehicle accident.
    (16.7) Foreign commercial driver. "Foreign commercial driver" means a person licensed to operate a commercial motor vehicle by an authority outside the United States, or a citizen of a foreign country who operates a commercial motor vehicle in the United States.
    (17) Foreign jurisdiction. "Foreign jurisdiction" means a sovereign jurisdiction that does not fall within the definition of "State".
    (18) (Blank).
    (19) (Blank).
    (20) Hazardous materials. "Hazardous Material" means any material that has been designated under 49 U.S.C. 5103 and is required to be placarded under subpart F of 49 C.F.R. part 172 or any quantity of a material listed as a select agent or toxin in 42 C.F.R. part 73.
    (20.5) Imminent Hazard. "Imminent hazard" means the existence of any condition of a vehicle, employee, or commercial motor vehicle operations that substantially increases the likelihood of serious injury or death if not discontinued immediately; or a condition relating to hazardous material that presents a substantial likelihood that death, serious illness, severe personal injury, or a substantial endangerment to health, property, or the environment may occur before the reasonably foreseeable completion date of a formal proceeding begun to lessen the risk of that death, illness, injury or endangerment.
    (20.6) Issuance. "Issuance" means initial issuance, transfer, renewal, or upgrade of a CLP or CDL and non-domiciled CLP or CDL.
    (20.7) Issue. "Issue" means initial issuance, transfer, renewal, or upgrade of a CLP or CDL and non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL.
    (21) Long-term lease. "Long-term lease" means a lease of a commercial motor vehicle by the owner-lessor to a lessee, for a period of more than 29 days.
    (21.01) Manual transmission. "Manual transmission" means a transmission utilizing a driver-operated clutch that is activated by a pedal or lever and a gear-shift mechanism operated either by hand or foot including those known as a stick shift, stick, straight drive, or standard transmission. All other transmissions, whether semi-automatic or automatic, shall be considered automatic for the purposes of the standardized restriction code.
    (21.1) Medical examiner. "Medical examiner" means an individual certified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration and listed on the National Registry of Certified Medical Examiners in accordance with Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations, 49 CFR 390.101 et seq.
    (21.2) Medical examiner's certificate. "Medical examiner's certificate" means a document prescribed or approved by the Secretary of State that is issued by a medical examiner to a driver to medically qualify him or her to drive.
    (21.5) Medical variance. "Medical variance" means a driver has received one of the following from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration which allows the driver to be issued a medical certificate: (1) an exemption letter permitting operation of a commercial motor vehicle pursuant to 49 C.F.R. Part 381, Subpart C or 49 C.F.R. 391.64; or (2) a skill performance evaluation (SPE) certificate permitting operation of a commercial motor vehicle pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 391.49.
    (21.7) Mobile telephone. "Mobile telephone" means a mobile communication device that falls under or uses any commercial mobile radio service, as defined in regulations of the Federal Communications Commission, 47 CFR 20.3. It does not include two-way or citizens band radio services.
    (22) Motor Vehicle. "Motor vehicle" means every vehicle which is self-propelled, and every vehicle which is propelled by electric power obtained from over head trolley wires but not operated upon rails, except vehicles moved solely by human power and motorized wheel chairs.
    (22.2) Motor vehicle record. "Motor vehicle record" means a report of the driving status and history of a driver generated from the driver record provided to users, such as drivers or employers, and is subject to the provisions of the Driver Privacy Protection Act, 18 U.S.C. 2721-2725.
    (22.5) Non-CMV. "Non-CMV" means a motor vehicle or combination of motor vehicles not defined by the term "commercial motor vehicle" or "CMV" in this Section.
    (22.7) Non-excepted interstate. "Non-excepted interstate" means a person who operates or expects to operate in interstate commerce, is subject to and meets the qualification requirements under 49 C.F.R. Part 391, and is required to obtain a medical examiner's certificate by 49 C.F.R. 391.45.
    (22.8) Non-excepted intrastate. "Non-excepted intrastate" means a person who operates only in intrastate commerce and is subject to State driver qualification requirements.
    (23) Non-domiciled CLP or Non-domiciled CDL. "Non-domiciled CLP" or "Non-domiciled CDL" means a CLP or CDL, respectively, issued by a state or other jurisdiction under either of the following two conditions:
        (i) to an individual domiciled in a foreign country
    
meeting the requirements of Part 383.23(b)(1) of 49 C.F.R. of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
        (ii) to an individual domiciled in another state
    
meeting the requirements of Part 383.23(b)(2) of 49 C.F.R. of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
    (24) (Blank).
    (25) (Blank).
    (25.5) Railroad-Highway Grade Crossing Violation. "Railroad-highway grade crossing violation" means a violation, while operating a commercial motor vehicle, of any of the following:
        (A) Section 11-1201, 11-1202, or 11-1425 of this
    
Code.
        (B) Any other similar law or local ordinance of any
    
state relating to railroad-highway grade crossing.
    (25.7) School Bus. "School bus" means a commercial motor vehicle used to transport pre-primary, primary, or secondary school students from home to school, from school to home, or to and from school-sponsored events. "School bus" does not include a bus used as a common carrier.
    (26) Serious Traffic Violation. "Serious traffic violation" means:
        (A) a conviction when operating a commercial motor
    
vehicle, or when operating a non-CMV while holding a CLP or CDL, of:
            (i) a violation relating to excessive speeding,
        
involving a single speeding charge of 15 miles per hour or more above the legal speed limit; or
            (ii) a violation relating to reckless driving; or
            (iii) a violation of any State law or local
        
ordinance relating to motor vehicle traffic control (other than parking violations) arising in connection with a fatal traffic accident; or
            (iv) a violation of Section 6-501, relating to
        
having multiple driver's licenses; or
            (v) a violation of paragraph (a) of Section
        
6-507, relating to the requirement to have a valid CLP or CDL; or
            (vi) a violation relating to improper or erratic
        
traffic lane changes; or
            (vii) a violation relating to following another
        
vehicle too closely; or
            (viii) a violation relating to texting while
        
driving; or
            (ix) a violation relating to the use of a
        
hand-held mobile telephone while driving; or
        (B) any other similar violation of a law or local
    
ordinance of any state relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than a parking violation, which the Secretary of State determines by administrative rule to be serious.
    (27) State. "State" means a state of the United States, the District of Columbia and any province or territory of Canada.
    (28) (Blank).
    (29) (Blank).
    (30) (Blank).
    (31) (Blank).
    (32) Texting. "Texting" means manually entering alphanumeric text into, or reading text from, an electronic device.
        (1) Texting includes, but is not limited to, short
    
message service, emailing, instant messaging, a command or request to access a World Wide Web page, pressing more than a single button to initiate or terminate a voice communication using a mobile telephone, or engaging in any other form of electronic text retrieval or entry for present or future communication.
        (2) Texting does not include:
            (i) inputting, selecting, or reading information
        
on a global positioning system or navigation system; or
            (ii) pressing a single button to initiate or
        
terminate a voice communication using a mobile telephone; or
            (iii) using a device capable of performing
        
multiple functions (for example, a fleet management system, dispatching device, smart phone, citizens band radio, or music player) for a purpose that is not otherwise prohibited by Part 392 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations.
    (32.3) Third party skills test examiner. "Third party skills test examiner" means a person employed by a third party tester who is authorized by the State to administer the CDL skills tests specified in 49 C.F.R. Part 383, subparts G and H.
    (32.5) Third party tester. "Third party tester" means a person (including, but not limited to, another state, a motor carrier, a private driver training facility or other private institution, or a department, agency, or instrumentality of a local government) authorized by the State to employ skills test examiners to administer the CDL skills tests specified in 49 C.F.R. Part 383, subparts G and H.
    (32.7) United States. "United States" means the 50 states and the District of Columbia.
    (33) Use a hand-held mobile telephone. "Use a hand-held mobile telephone" means:
        (1) using at least one hand to hold a mobile
    
telephone to conduct a voice communication;
        (2) dialing or answering a mobile telephone by
    
pressing more than a single button; or
        (3) reaching for a mobile telephone in a manner that
    
requires a driver to maneuver so that he or she is no longer in a seated driving position, restrained by a seat belt that is installed in accordance with 49 CFR 393.93 and adjusted in accordance with the vehicle manufacturer's instructions.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 98-463, eff. 8-16-13; 98-722, eff. 7-16-14; 99-57, eff. 7-16-15.)

625 ILCS 5/6-500.1

    (625 ILCS 5/6-500.1) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-500.1)
    Sec. 6-500.1. Short title. This Article may be cited as the Uniform Commercial Driver's License Act or "UCDLA".
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-500.2

    (625 ILCS 5/6-500.2) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-500.2)
    Sec. 6-500.2. Statement of intent and purpose. The purpose of this UCDLA is to implement the federal Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 (CMVSA) (Title XII of Pub. Law 99-570) and reduce or prevent commercial motor vehicle accidents, fatalities and injuries by:
    (a) permitting commercial drivers to hold only one driver's license;
    (b) disqualifying commercial drivers who have committed certain serious traffic violations, or other specified offenses; and
    (c) strengthening commercial driver licensing and testing standards.
    This UCDLA is remedial in nature and should be liberally construed to promote the public's health, safety and welfare. To the extent that this UCDLA conflicts with any other provisions of this Code, the UCDLA shall prevail. Where this UCDLA is silent, the other general provisions of this Code shall apply.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-501

    (625 ILCS 5/6-501) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-501)
    Sec. 6-501. Commercial drivers - permitted only one driver's license. No person who drives a commercial motor vehicle, on the highways, shall have more than one driver's license.
    Any person convicted of violating this Section shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 95-382, eff. 8-23-07.)

625 ILCS 5/6-502

    (625 ILCS 5/6-502) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-502)
    Sec. 6-502. Commercial motor vehicle drivers - reporting of traffic violations to the Secretary of State. When required by the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986, every person who has been issued an Illinois non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL or who is a domiciliary of this State and drives a commercial motor vehicle in violation of a law or local ordinance of any State relating to motor vehicle traffic control (other than parking violations) in any other state, shall notify the Secretary of State, on a form and in a manner prescribed by the Secretary, of such violation within 30 days after the date such person has been convicted of such offense.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-503

    (625 ILCS 5/6-503) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-503)
    Sec. 6-503. Commercial motor vehicle drivers - reporting of traffic violations to employer. Every person who is a domiciliary of this State or who has been issued an Illinois non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL and drives a commercial motor vehicle in violation of a law or local ordinance of any State relating to motor vehicle traffic control (other than parking violations) in this or any other state, shall notify such person's employer of such violation within 30 days after the date such person is convicted of such offense.
    In the event such person is a "common carrier of property by motor vehicle", as defined in Section 18c-1104 of this Code, such person shall notify the principal lessor of such within 30 days after the date such person is convicted of the violation. However, if such person is an independent contractor or owner operator, such report shall be kept at the principal place of business and available during normal office hours for inspection and auditing purposes by an authorized agency.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-504

    (625 ILCS 5/6-504) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-504)
    Sec. 6-504. Commercial motor vehicle drivers - other reporting requirements. All drivers of commercial motor vehicles licensed or domiciled in Illinois:
    (1) who have their driving privileges suspended, revoked or cancelled by any state; or
    (2) who lose their privilege to operate a commercial motor vehicle in any state for any period; or
    (3) who are disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for any period; or
    (4) who are placed "out-of-service" pursuant to Section 6-515;
shall notify: (i) their employer of such suspension, revocation, cancellation, lost right, disqualification, or "out-of-service" action before the end of the business day following the day the driver received notice of such action; and within 30 days after the effective date of such action.
    (ii) the Secretary of State of any such out-of-state suspension, revocation, cancellation, lost right, disqualification, or "out-of-service" action within 30 days after the effective date of such action.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-505

    (625 ILCS 5/6-505) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-505)
    Sec. 6-505. Commercial motor vehicle driver - duty to report certain previous employment to potential employer. Each person who applies for employment as a driver of a commercial motor vehicle, with any employer, shall notify such potential employer at the time of such application of any and all previous employment for the last 10 years, as a driver of a commercial motor vehicle including, but not necessarily limited to, the dates between which the applicant drove for each employer, the reason for leaving each such employment and the information contained in the notification requirements of Section 6-504.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-506

    (625 ILCS 5/6-506) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-506)
    Sec. 6-506. Commercial motor vehicle driver - employer/owner responsibilities.
    (a) No employer or commercial motor vehicle owner shall allow, permit, authorize, or require an employee to drive a commercial motor vehicle on the highways if he or she knows or should reasonably know that the employee:
        (1) has a driver's license suspended, revoked or
    
cancelled by any state; or
        (2) has lost the privilege to drive a commercial
    
motor vehicle in any state; or
        (3) has been disqualified from driving a commercial
    
motor vehicle; or
        (4) has more than one CLP or CDL, except as provided
    
by this UCDLA; or
        (5) is subject to or in violation of an
    
"out-of-service" order; or
        (6) does not have a current CLP or CDL or a CLP or
    
CDL with the proper class or endorsements. An employer may not use a driver to operate a CMV who violates any restriction on the driver's CLP or CDL.
    (b) No employer or commercial motor vehicle owner shall knowingly allow, permit, authorize, or require a driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle in violation of any law or regulation pertaining to railroad-highway grade crossings.
    (b-3) No employer or commercial motor vehicle owner shall knowingly allow, permit, authorize, or require a driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle during any period in which the commercial motor vehicle is subject to an "out-of-service" order.
    (b-5) No employer or commercial motor vehicle owner shall knowingly allow, permit, authorize, or require a driver to operate a commercial motor vehicle during any period in which the motor carrier operation is subject to an "out-of-service" order.
    (c) Any employer convicted of violating subsection (a), (b-3), or (b-5) of this Section, whether individually or in connection with one or more other persons, or as principal agent, or accessory, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 98-722, eff. 7-16-14.)

625 ILCS 5/6-507

    (625 ILCS 5/6-507) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-507)
    Sec. 6-507. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) or Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) required.
    (a) Except as expressly permitted by this UCDLA, or when driving pursuant to the issuance of a commercial learner's permit and accompanied by the holder of a CDL valid for the vehicle being driven; no person shall drive a commercial motor vehicle on the highways without:
        (1) a CDL in the driver's possession;
        (2) having obtained a CLP or CDL;
        (3) the proper class of CLP or CDL or endorsements or
    
both for the specific vehicle group being operated or for the passengers or type of cargo being transported; or
        (4) a copy of a medical variance document, if one
    
exists, such as an exemption letter or a skill performance evaluation certificate.
    (a-5) A CLP or CDL holder whose CLP or CDL is held by this State or any other state in the course of enforcement of a motor vehicle traffic code and who has not been convicted of a disqualifying offense under 49 C.F.R. 383.51 based on this enforcement, may drive a CMV while holding a dated receipt for the CLP or CDL.
    (b) Except as otherwise provided by this Code, no person may drive a commercial motor vehicle on the highways while such person's driving privilege, license, or permit is:
        (1) Suspended, revoked, cancelled, or subject to
    
disqualification. Any person convicted of violating this provision or a similar provision of this or any other state shall have their driving privileges revoked under paragraph 12 of subsection (a) of Section 6-205 of this Code.
        (2) Subject to or in violation of an "out-of-service"
    
order. Any person who has been issued a CLP or CDL and is convicted of violating this provision or a similar provision of any other state shall be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle under subsection (i) of Section 6-514 of this Code.
        (3) Subject to or in violation of a driver or vehicle
    
"out of service" order while operating a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers, including the driver, or transporting hazardous materials required to be placarded. Any person who has been issued a CLP or CDL and is convicted of violating this provision or a similar provision of this or any other state shall be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle under subsection (i) of Section 6-514 of this Code.
    (b-3) Except as otherwise provided by this Code, no person may drive a commercial motor vehicle on the highways during a period which the commercial motor vehicle or the motor carrier operation is subject to an "out-of-service" order. Any person who is convicted of violating this provision or a similar provision of any other state shall be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle under subsection (i) of Section 6-514 of this Code.
    (b-5) Except as otherwise provided by this Code, no person may operate a vehicle designed to transport 16 or more passengers including the driver or hazardous materials of a type or quantity that requires the vehicle to be placarded during a period in which the commercial motor vehicle or the motor carrier operation is subject to an "out-of-service" order. Any person who is convicted of violating this provision or a similar provision of any other state shall be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle under subsection (i) of Section 6-514 of this Code.
    (c) Pursuant to the options provided to the States by FHWA Docket No. MC-88-8, the driver of any motor vehicle controlled or operated by or for a farmer is waived from the requirements of this Section, when such motor vehicle is being used to transport: agricultural products; implements of husbandry; or farm supplies; to and from a farm, as long as such movement is not over 150 air miles from the originating farm. This waiver does not apply to the driver of any motor vehicle being used in a common or contract carrier type operation. However, for those drivers of any truck-tractor semitrailer combination or combinations registered under subsection (c) of Section 3-815 of this Code, this waiver shall apply only when the driver is a farmer or a member of the farmer's family and the driver is 21 years of age or more and has successfully completed any tests the Secretary of State deems necessary.
    In addition, the farmer or a member of the farmer's family who operates a truck-tractor semitrailer combination or combinations pursuant to this waiver shall be granted all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties and restrictions with respect to Sections 6-514 and 6-515 of this Code applicable to the driver who possesses a commercial driver's license issued under this Code, except that the driver shall not be subject to any additional duties or restrictions contained in Part 382 of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations that are not otherwise imposed under Section 6-514 or 6-515 of this Code.
    For purposes of this subsection (c), a member of the farmer's family is a natural or in-law spouse, child, parent, or sibling.
    As required under the Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR 390.39, an operator of a covered farm vehicle, as defined under Section 18b-101 of this Code, is exempt from the requirements of this Section. However, for drivers of any truck-tractor semitrailer combination or combinations operating as a covered farm vehicle, the driver must successfully complete any tests the Secretary of State deems necessary. When operating any truck-tractor semitrailer combination as a covered farm vehicle, the exemption applies only to persons age 21 or older, if operating the vehicle in interstate driving, and to persons at least 18 years of age, if operating the vehicle in intrastate driving. The Secretary may adopt rules necessary to implement this Section.
    (c-5) An employee of a township or road district with a population of less than 3,000 operating a vehicle within the boundaries of the township or road district for the purpose of removing snow or ice from a roadway by plowing, sanding, or salting is waived from the requirements of this Section when the employee is needed to operate the vehicle because the employee of the township or road district who ordinarily operates the vehicle and who has a commercial driver's license is unable to operate the vehicle or is in need of additional assistance due to a snow emergency.
    (c-10) A driver of a commercial motor vehicle used primarily in the transportation of propane winter heating fuel or a driver of a motor vehicle used to respond to a pipeline emergency is waived from the requirements of this Section if such requirements would prevent the driver from responding to an emergency condition requiring immediate response as defined in 49 C.F.R. Part 390.5.
    (d) Any person convicted of violating this Section, shall be guilty of a Class A misdemeanor.
    (e) Any person convicted of violating paragraph (1) of subsection (b) of this Section, shall have all driving privileges revoked by the Secretary of State.
    (f) This Section shall not apply to:
        (1) A person who currently holds a valid Illinois
    
driver's license, for the type of vehicle being operated, until the expiration of such license or April 1, 1992, whichever is earlier; or
        (2) A non-Illinois domiciliary who is properly
    
licensed in another State, until April 1, 1992. A non-Illinois domiciliary, if such domiciliary is properly licensed in another State or foreign jurisdiction, until April 1, 1992.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 99-57, eff. 7-16-15; 99-607, eff. 7-22-16.)

625 ILCS 5/6-507.5

    (625 ILCS 5/6-507.5)
    Sec. 6-507.5. Application for Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP).
    (a) The application for a CLP must include, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) the driver applicant's full legal name and
    
current Illinois domiciliary address, unless the driver applicant is from a foreign country and is applying for a non-domiciled CLP in which case the driver applicant shall submit proof of Illinois residency or the driver applicant is from another state and is applying for a non-domiciled CLP in which case the driver applicant shall submit proof of domicile in the state which issued the driver applicant's Non-CDL;
        (2) a physical description of the driver applicant
    
including gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
        (3) date of birth;
        (4) the driver applicant's social security number;
        (5) the driver applicant's signature;
        (6) the names of all states where the driver
    
applicant has previously been licensed to drive any type of motor vehicle during the previous 10 years under 49 C.F.R. Part 383;
        (7) proof of citizenship or lawful permanent
    
residency as set forth in Table 1 of 49 C.F.R. 383.71, unless the driver applicant is from a foreign country and is applying for a non-domiciled CLP, in which case the applicant must provide an unexpired employment authorization document (EAD) issued by USCIS or an unexpired foreign passport accompanied by an approved I-94 form documenting the applicant's most recent admittance into the United States; and
        (8) any other information required by the Secretary
    
of State.
    (b) No CLP shall be issued to a driver applicant unless the applicant has taken and passed a general knowledge test that meets the federal standards contained in 49 C.F.R. Part 383, subparts F, G, and H for the commercial motor vehicle the applicant expects to operate.
    (c) No CLP shall be issued to a driver applicant unless the applicant possesses a valid Illinois driver's license or if the applicant is applying for a non-domiciled CLP under subsection (b) of Section 6-509 of this Code, in which case the driver applicant must possess a valid driver's license from his or her state of domicile.
    (d) No CLP shall be issued to a person under 18 years of age.
    (e) No person shall be issued a CLP unless the person certifies to the Secretary one of the following types of driving operations in which he or she will be engaged:
        (1) non-excepted interstate;
        (2) non-excepted intrastate;
        (3) excepted interstate; or
        (4) excepted intrastate.
    (f) No person shall be issued a CLP unless the person certifies to the Secretary that he or she is not subject to any disqualification under 49 C.F.R. 383.51, or any license disqualification under State law, and that he or she does not have a driver's license from more than one state or jurisdiction.
    (g) No CLP shall be issued to a person while the person is subject to a disqualification from driving a commercial motor vehicle, unless otherwise permitted by this Code, while the person's driver's license is suspended, revoked, or cancelled in any state, or any territory or province of Canada; nor may a CLP be issued to a person who has a CLP or CDL issued by any other state or foreign jurisdiction, unless the person surrenders all of these licenses. No CLP shall be issued to or renewed for a person who does not meet the requirement of 49 C.F.R. 391.41(b)(11). The requirement may be met with the aid of a hearing aid.
    (h) No CLP with a Passenger, School Bus or Tank Vehicle endorsement shall be issued to a person unless the driver applicant has taken and passed the knowledge test for each endorsement.
        (1) A CLP holder with a Passenger (P) endorsement is
    
prohibited from operating a CMV carrying passengers, other than federal or State auditors and inspectors, test examiners, or other trainees, and the CDL holder accompanying the CLP holder as prescribed by subsection (a) of Section 6-507 of this Code. The P endorsement must be class specific.
        (2) A CLP holder with a School Bus (S) endorsement is
    
prohibited from operating a school bus with passengers other than federal or State auditors and inspectors, test examiners, or other trainees, and the CDL holder accompanying the CLP holder as prescribed by subsection (a) of Section 6-507 of this Code.
        (3) A CLP holder with a Tank Vehicle (N) endorsement
    
may only operate an empty tank vehicle and is prohibited from operating any tank vehicle that previously contained hazardous material that has not been purged of all residue.
        (4) All other federal endorsements are prohibited on
    
a CLP.
    (i) No CLP holder may operate a commercial motor vehicle transporting hazardous material as defined in paragraph (20) of Section 6-500 of this Code.
    (j) The CLP holder must be accompanied by the holder of a valid CDL who has the proper CDL group and endorsement necessary to operate the CMV. The CDL holder must at all times be physically present in the front seat of the vehicle next to the CLP holder or, in the case of a passenger vehicle, directly behind or in the first row behind the driver and must have the CLP holder under observation and direct supervision.
    (k) A CLP is valid for 180 days from the date of issuance. A CLP may be renewed for an additional 180 days without requiring the CLP holder to retake the general and endorsement knowledge tests.
    (l) A CLP issued prior to July 1, 2014 for a limited time period according to state requirements, shall be considered a valid commercial driver's license for purposes of behind-the-wheel training on public roads or highways.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-508

    (625 ILCS 5/6-508) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-508)
    Sec. 6-508. Commercial Driver's License (CDL) - qualification standards.
    (a) Testing.
        (1) General. No person shall be issued an original
    
or renewal CDL unless that person is domiciled in this State or is applying for a non-domiciled CDL under Sections 6-509 and 6-510 of this Code. The Secretary shall cause to be administered such tests as the Secretary deems necessary to meet the requirements of 49 C.F.R. Part 383, subparts F, G, H, and J.
        (1.5) Effective July 1, 2014, no person shall be
    
issued an original CDL or an upgraded CDL that requires a skills test unless that person has held a CLP, for a minimum of 14 calendar days, for the classification of vehicle and endorsement, if any, for which the person is seeking a CDL.
        (2) Third party testing. The Secretary of State may
    
authorize a "third party tester", pursuant to 49 C.F.R. 383.75 and 49 C.F.R. 384.228 and 384.229, to administer the skills test or tests specified by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration pursuant to the Commercial Motor Vehicle Safety Act of 1986 and any appropriate federal rule.
    (b) Waiver of Skills Test. The Secretary of State may waive the skills test specified in this Section for a driver applicant for a commercial driver license who meets the requirements of 49 C.F.R. 383.77. The Secretary of State shall waive the skills tests specified in this Section for a driver applicant who has military commercial motor vehicle experience, subject to the requirements of 49 C.F.R. 383.77.
    (b-1) No person shall be issued a CDL unless the person certifies to the Secretary one of the following types of driving operations in which he or she will be engaged:
        (1) non-excepted interstate;
        (2) non-excepted intrastate;
        (3) excepted interstate; or
        (4) excepted intrastate.
    (b-2) (Blank).
    (c) Limitations on issuance of a CDL. A CDL shall not be issued to a person while the person is subject to a disqualification from driving a commercial motor vehicle, or unless otherwise permitted by this Code, while the person's driver's license is suspended, revoked or cancelled in any state, or any territory or province of Canada; nor may a CLP or CDL be issued to a person who has a CLP or CDL issued by any other state, or foreign jurisdiction, nor may a CDL be issued to a person who has an Illinois CLP unless the person first surrenders all of these licenses or permits. However, a person may hold an Illinois CLP and an Illinois CDL providing the CLP is necessary to train or practice for an endorsement or vehicle classification not present on the current CDL. No CDL shall be issued to or renewed for a person who does not meet the requirement of 49 CFR 391.41(b)(11). The requirement may be met with the aid of a hearing aid.
    (c-1) The Secretary may issue a CDL with a school bus driver endorsement to allow a person to drive the type of bus described in subsection (d-5) of Section 6-104 of this Code. The CDL with a school bus driver endorsement may be issued only to a person meeting the following requirements:
        (1) the person has submitted his or her fingerprints
    
to the Department of State Police in the form and manner prescribed by the Department of State Police. These fingerprints shall be checked against the fingerprint records now and hereafter filed in the Department of State Police and Federal Bureau of Investigation criminal history records databases;
        (2) the person has passed a written test,
    
administered by the Secretary of State, on charter bus operation, charter bus safety, and certain special traffic laws relating to school buses determined by the Secretary of State to be relevant to charter buses, and submitted to a review of the driver applicant's driving habits by the Secretary of State at the time the written test is given;
        (3) the person has demonstrated physical fitness to
    
operate school buses by submitting the results of a medical examination, including tests for drug use; and
        (4) the person has not been convicted of committing
    
or attempting to commit any one or more of the following offenses: (i) those offenses defined in Sections 8-1.2, 9-1, 9-1.2, 9-2, 9-2.1, 9-3, 9-3.2, 9-3.3, 10-1, 10-2, 10-3.1, 10-4, 10-5, 10-5.1, 10-6, 10-7, 10-9, 11-1.20, 11-1.30, 11-1.40, 11-1.50, 11-1.60, 11-6, 11-6.5, 11-6.6, 11-9, 11-9.1, 11-9.3, 11-9.4, 11-14, 11-14.1, 11-14.3, 11-14.4, 11-15, 11-15.1, 11-16, 11-17, 11-17.1, 11-18, 11-18.1, 11-19, 11-19.1, 11-19.2, 11-20, 11-20.1, 11-20.1B, 11-20.3, 11-21, 11-22, 11-23, 11-24, 11-25, 11-26, 11-30, 12-2.6, 12-3.1, 12-4, 12-4.1, 12-4.2, 12-4.2-5, 12-4.3, 12-4.4, 12-4.5, 12-4.6, 12-4.7, 12-4.9, 12-5.01, 12-6, 12-6.2, 12-7.1, 12-7.3, 12-7.4, 12-7.5, 12-11, 12-13, 12-14, 12-14.1, 12-15, 12-16, 12-16.2, 12-21.5, 12-21.6, 12-33, 12C-5, 12C-10, 12C-20, 12C-30, 12C-45, 16-16, 16-16.1, 18-1, 18-2, 18-3, 18-4, 18-5, 19-6, 20-1, 20-1.1, 20-1.2, 20-1.3, 20-2, 24-1, 24-1.1, 24-1.2, 24-1.2-5, 24-1.6, 24-1.7, 24-2.1, 24-3.3, 24-3.5, 24-3.8, 24-3.9, 31A-1, 31A-1.1, 33A-2, and 33D-1, and in subsection (b) of Section 8-1, and in subdivisions (a)(1), (a)(2), (b)(1), (e)(1), (e)(2), (e)(3), (e)(4), and (f)(1) of Section 12-3.05, and in subsection (a) and subsection (b), clause (1), of Section 12-4, and in subsection (A), clauses (a) and (b), of Section 24-3, and those offenses contained in Article 29D of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012; (ii) those offenses defined in the Cannabis Control Act except those offenses defined in subsections (a) and (b) of Section 4, and subsection (a) of Section 5 of the Cannabis Control Act; (iii) those offenses defined in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act; (iv) those offenses defined in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act; (v) any offense committed or attempted in any other state or against the laws of the United States, which if committed or attempted in this State would be punishable as one or more of the foregoing offenses; (vi) the offenses defined in Sections 4.1 and 5.1 of the Wrongs to Children Act or Section 11-9.1A of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012; (vii) those offenses defined in Section 6-16 of the Liquor Control Act of 1934; and (viii) those offenses defined in the Methamphetamine Precursor Control Act.
    The Department of State Police shall charge a fee for conducting the criminal history records check, which shall be deposited into the State Police Services Fund and may not exceed the actual cost of the records check.
    (c-2) The Secretary shall issue a CDL with a school bus endorsement to allow a person to drive a school bus as defined in this Section. The CDL shall be issued according to the requirements outlined in 49 C.F.R. 383. A person may not operate a school bus as defined in this Section without a school bus endorsement. The Secretary of State may adopt rules consistent with Federal guidelines to implement this subsection (c-2).
    (d) (Blank).
(Source: P.A. 97-208, eff. 1-1-12; 97-1108, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1109, eff. 1-1-13; 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13; 98-52, eff. 1-1-14; 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for effective date of changes made by 98-176); 98-756, eff. 7-16-14.)

625 ILCS 5/6-508.1

    (625 ILCS 5/6-508.1)
    Sec. 6-508.1. Medical examiner's certificate.
    (a) It shall be unlawful for any person to drive a CMV in non-excepted interstate commerce unless the person holds a CLP or CDL and is medically certified as physically qualified to do so.
    (b) No person who has certified to non-excepted interstate driving as provided in Sections 6-507.5 and 6-508 of this Code shall be issued a commercial learner's permit or CDL unless that person presents to the Secretary a medical examiner's certificate or has a current medical examiner's certificate on the CDLIS driver record.
    (c) Persons who hold a commercial driver instruction permit or CDL on January 30, 2012 who have certified as non-excepted interstate as provided in Section 6-508 of this Code must provide to the Secretary a medical examiner's certificate no later than January 30, 2014.
    (d) On and after January 30, 2014, all persons who hold a commercial driver instruction permit or CDL who have certified as non-excepted interstate shall maintain a current medical examiner's certificate on file with the Secretary. On and after July 1, 2014, all persons issued a CLP who have certified as non-excepted interstate shall maintain a current medical examiner's certificate on file with the Secretary.
    (e) Within 10 calendar days of receipt of a medical examiner's certificate of a driver who has certified as non-excepted interstate, the Secretary shall post the following to the CDLIS driver record:
        (1) the medical examiner's name;
        (2) the medical examiner's telephone number;
        (3) the date of issuance of the medical examiner's
    
certificate;
        (4) the medical examiner's license number and the
    
state that issued it;
        (5) the medical certification status;
        (6) the expiration date of the medical examiner's
    
certificate;
        (7) the existence of any medical variance on the
    
medical examiner's certificate or grandfather provisions;
        (8) any restrictions noted on the medical examiner's
    
certificate; and
        (9) the date the medical examiner's certificate
    
information was posted to the CDLIS driver record.
    (f) Within 10 calendar days of the expiration or rescission of the driver's medical examiner's certificate or medical variance or both, the Secretary shall update the medical certification status to "not certified".
    (g) Within 10 calendar days of receipt of information from the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration regarding issuance or renewal of a medical variance, the Secretary shall update the CDLIS driver record to include the medical variance information provided by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration.
    (h) The Secretary shall notify the driver of his or her non-certified status and that his or her CDL will be canceled unless the driver submits a current medical examiner's certificate or medical variance or changes his or her self-certification to driving only in excepted or intrastate commerce.
    (i) Within 60 calendar days of a driver's medical certification status becoming non-certified, the Secretary shall cancel the CDL.
    (j) As required under the Code of Federal Regulations 49 CFR 390.39, an operator of a covered farm vehicle, as defined under Section 18b-101 of this Code, is exempt from the requirements of this Section.
    (k) For purposes of ensuring a person is medically fit to drive a commercial motor vehicle, the Secretary may release medical information provided by an applicant or a holder of a CDL or CLP to the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. Medical information includes, but is not limited to, a medical examiner's certificate, a medical report that the Secretary requires to be submitted, statements regarding medical conditions made by an applicant or a holder of a CDL or CLP, or statements made by his or her physician.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 99-57, eff. 7-16-15; 99-607, eff. 7-22-16.)

625 ILCS 5/6-509

    (625 ILCS 5/6-509) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-509)
    Sec. 6-509. Non-domiciled commercial learner's permit and non-domiciled commercial driver's license.
    (a) The Secretary of State may issue a non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL to a domiciliary of a foreign jurisdiction if the United States Secretary of Transportation has determined that the commercial motor vehicle testing and licensing standards, in that foreign jurisdiction, do not meet the testing standards established in 49 C.F.R. Part 383. A non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL shall be issued in accordance with the testing and licensing standards contained in subparts F, G, and H of 49 C.F.R. Part 383. The word "Non-domiciled" must appear on the face of the non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL. A driver applicant must surrender any non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL, license or permit issued by any other state.
    (b) If an individual is domiciled in a state while that state is prohibited from issuing CDLs in accordance with 49 C.F.R. Part 384.405, that individual is eligible to obtain a non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL from any state that elects to issue a non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL and which complies with the testing and licensing standards contained in subparts F, G, and H of 49 C.F.R. Part 383.23. "Non-domiciled" must appear on the face of the non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL. A driver applicant must surrender any non-domiciled CLP or non-domiciled CDL issued in any other state.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-510

    (625 ILCS 5/6-510) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-510)
    Sec. 6-510. Application for Commercial Driver's License (CDL). The application for a CDL must include, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) the driver applicant's full legal name and
    
current Illinois domiciliary address, unless the driver applicant is from a foreign country and is applying for a non-domiciled CDL in which case the driver applicant shall submit proof of Illinois residency or the driver applicant is from another state and is applying for a non-domiciled CDL in which case the driver applicant shall submit proof of domicile in the state which issued the driver applicant's Non-CDL;
        (2) a physical description of the driver applicant
    
including gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
        (3) date of birth;
        (4) the driver applicant's social security number;
        (5) the driver applicant's signature;
        (6) certifications required by 49 C.F.R. Part 383.71;
        (6.1) the names of all states where the driver
    
applicant has previously been licensed to drive any type of motor vehicle during the previous 10 years pursuant to 49 C.F.R. Part 383;
        (6.2) proof of citizenship or lawful permanent
    
residency as set forth in Table 1 of 49 C.F.R. 383.71, unless the driver applicant is from a foreign country and is applying for a non-domiciled CDL, in which case the applicant must provide an unexpired employment authorization document (EAD) issued by USCIS or an unexpired foreign passport accompanied by an approved I-94 form documenting the applicant's most recent admittance into the United States; and
        (7) any other information required by the Secretary
    
of State.
(Source: P.A. 97-263, eff. 8-5-11; 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-511

    (625 ILCS 5/6-511) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-511)
    Sec. 6-511. Change of legal name or domiciliary address.
    (a) All persons to whom a CLP or CDL has been issued, shall notify the Driver Services Department of the Secretary of State's Office within 10 days of any change in domiciliary address. In addition, the person shall make application for a corrected CLP or CDL within 30 days after the change.
    (b) Any person to whom a CLP or CDL has been issued whose legal name has changed from the name on the previously-issued CLP or CDL shall apply for a corrected card within 30 days after the change.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-512

    (625 ILCS 5/6-512) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-512)
    Sec. 6-512. Unlawful operation of a commercial motor vehicle pursuant to a non-Illinois issued CLP or CDL. No person, after becoming a domiciliary of this State for 30 days or more, shall drive a commercial motor vehicle on the highways of this State pursuant to the authority of a CLP or CDL issued by any other State or foreign jurisdiction.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-512.5

    (625 ILCS 5/6-512.5)
    Sec. 6-512.5. Commercial Learner's Permit or CLP.
    (a) The content of the CLP shall include, but is not limited to, the following:
        (1) A CLP shall be distinctly marked "Commercial
    
Learner's Permit" or "CLP" and that it is invalid unless accompanied by the underlying driver's license issued by the State of Illinois;
        (2) the full legal name and the Illinois domiciliary
    
address (unless it is a non-domiciled CLP) of the person to whom the CLP is issued;
        (3) a physical description of the person including
    
gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
        (4) date of birth;
        (5) the Illinois driver's license number assigned by
    
the Secretary of State;
        (6) the person's signature;
        (7) an indicator showing that the CLP was issued by
    
the State of Illinois;
        (8) the date of issuance and the date of expiration
    
of the CLP;
        (9) the class or type of commercial vehicle or
    
vehicles which the person is authorized to drive together with any endorsement or restriction.
    (b) If the CLP is a non-domiciled CLP, it must contain the prominent statement that the permit is a "Non-domiciled Commercial Learner's Permit" or "Non-domiciled CLP".
    (c) Applicant Record Check. Prior to issuing, renewing, upgrading, or transferring a CLP, the Secretary of State shall obtain, review, and maintain upon issuance, renewal, upgrade, or transfer the driver applicant's driving record as required by 49 C.F.R. Parts 383 and 384 and the United States Secretary of Transportation.
    (d) Notification of Commercial Learner's Permit (CLP) Issuance and Self-Certification. Within 10 days after issuing a CLP, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of that fact, and provide all information required to ensure identification of the person. The Secretary shall also post the driver's self-certification for the type of driving operations to the CDLIS driver record.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-513

    (625 ILCS 5/6-513) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-513)
    Sec. 6-513. Commercial Driver's License or CDL. The content of the CDL shall include, but is not limited to the following:
        (a) A CDL shall be distinctly marked "Commercial
    
Driver's License" or "CDL". It must include, but is not limited to, the following information:
            (1) the full legal name and the Illinois
        
domiciliary address (unless it is a non-domiciled CDL) of the person to whom the CDL is issued;
            (2) a color photograph of the person;
            (3) a physical description of the person
        
including gender, height, weight, color of eyes, and hair color;
            (4) date of birth;
            (5) a CDL or file number assigned by the
        
Secretary of State;
            (6) the person's signature;
            (7) the class or type of commercial vehicle or
        
vehicles which the person is authorized to drive together with any endorsements or restrictions;
            (8) the name of the issuing state;
            (9) the issuance and expiration dates of the CDL;
        
and
            (10) the restriction code "V" if the driver has
        
been issued a medical variance.
        (a-5) If the CDL is a non-domiciled CDL it must
    
contain the prominent statement that the license is a "Non-domiciled Commercial Driver's License" or "Non-domiciled CDL".
        (b) Applicant Record Check. Prior to issuing,
    
renewing, upgrading, or transferring a CDL, the Secretary of State shall obtain, review, and maintain upon issuance, renewal, upgrade, or transfer the driver applicant's driving record as required by 49 C.F.R. Part 383 and Part 384 and the United States Secretary of Transportation.
        (c) Notification of Commercial Driver's License (CDL)
    
Issuance and Self-Certification. Within 10 days after issuing a CDL, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of that fact, and provide all information required to ensure identification of the person. The Secretary shall also post the driver's self-certification for the type of driving operations to the CDLIS driver record.
        (c-5) Change in driver identification information.
    
Within 10 days of any change of driver identification information on any CDL holder, the Secretary of State must notify the Commercial Driver License Information System of the change.
        (d) Renewal. Every person applying for a renewal of a
    
CDL must complete the appropriate application form required by this Code and any other test deemed necessary by the Secretary.
(Source: P.A. 97-208, eff. 1-1-12; 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-514

    (625 ILCS 5/6-514) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-514)
    Sec. 6-514. Commercial driver's license (CDL); commercial learner's permit (CLP); disqualifications.
    (a) A person shall be disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than 12 months for the first violation of:
        (1) Refusing to submit to or failure to complete a
    
test or tests to determine the driver's blood concentration of alcohol, other drug, or both while driving a commercial motor vehicle or, if the driver is a CLP or CDL holder, while driving a non-CMV; or
        (2) Operating a commercial motor vehicle while the
    
alcohol concentration of the person's blood, breath, other bodily substance, or urine is at least 0.04, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in the person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act as indicated by a police officer's sworn report or other verified evidence; or operating a non-commercial motor vehicle while the alcohol concentration of the person's blood, breath, other bodily substance, or urine was above the legal limit defined in Section 11-501.1 or 11-501.8 or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in the person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act as indicated by a police officer's sworn report or other verified evidence while holding a CLP or CDL; or
        (3) Conviction for a first violation of:
            (i) Driving a commercial motor vehicle or, if the
        
driver is a CLP or CDL holder, driving a non-CMV while under the influence of alcohol, or any other drug, or combination of drugs to a degree which renders such person incapable of safely driving; or
            (ii) Knowingly leaving the scene of an accident
        
while operating a commercial motor vehicle or, if the driver is a CLP or CDL holder, while driving a non-CMV; or
            (iii) Driving a commercial motor vehicle or, if
        
the driver is a CLP or CDL holder, driving a non-CMV while committing any felony; or
            (iv) Driving a commercial motor vehicle while the
        
person's driving privileges or driver's license or permit is revoked, suspended, or cancelled or the driver is disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle; or
            (v) Causing a fatality through the negligent
        
operation of a commercial motor vehicle, including but not limited to the crimes of motor vehicle manslaughter, homicide by a motor vehicle, and negligent homicide.
            As used in this subdivision (a)(3)(v), "motor
        
vehicle manslaughter" means the offense of involuntary manslaughter if committed by means of a vehicle; "homicide by a motor vehicle" means the offense of first degree murder or second degree murder, if either offense is committed by means of a vehicle; and "negligent homicide" means reckless homicide under Section 9-3 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012 and aggravated driving under the influence of alcohol, other drug or drugs, intoxicating compound or compounds, or any combination thereof under subdivision (d)(1)(F) of Section 11-501 of this Code.
        If any of the above violations or refusals occurred
    
while transporting hazardous material(s) required to be placarded, the person shall be disqualified for a period of not less than 3 years; or
        (4) (Blank).
    (b) A person is disqualified for life for a second conviction of any of the offenses specified in paragraph (a), or any combination of those offenses, arising from 2 or more separate incidents.
    (c) A person is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for life if the person either (i) uses a commercial motor vehicle in the commission of any felony involving the manufacture, distribution, or dispensing of a controlled substance, or possession with intent to manufacture, distribute or dispense a controlled substance or (ii) if the person is a CLP or CDL holder, uses a non-CMV in the commission of a felony involving any of those activities.
    (d) The Secretary of State may, when the United States Secretary of Transportation so authorizes, issue regulations in which a disqualification for life under paragraph (b) may be reduced to a period of not less than 10 years. If a reinstated driver is subsequently convicted of another disqualifying offense, as specified in subsection (a) of this Section, he or she shall be permanently disqualified for life and shall be ineligible to again apply for a reduction of the lifetime disqualification.
    (e) A person is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than 2 months if convicted of 2 serious traffic violations, committed in a commercial motor vehicle, non-CMV while holding a CLP or CDL, or any combination thereof, arising from separate incidents, occurring within a 3 year period, provided the serious traffic violation committed in a non-CMV would result in the suspension or revocation of the CLP or CDL holder's non-CMV privileges. However, a person will be disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than 4 months if convicted of 3 serious traffic violations, committed in a commercial motor vehicle, non-CMV while holding a CLP or CDL, or any combination thereof, arising from separate incidents, occurring within a 3 year period, provided the serious traffic violation committed in a non-CMV would result in the suspension or revocation of the CLP or CDL holder's non-CMV privileges. If all the convictions occurred in a non-CMV, the disqualification shall be entered only if the convictions would result in the suspension or revocation of the CLP or CDL holder's non-CMV privileges.
    (e-1) (Blank).
    (f) Notwithstanding any other provision of this Code, any driver disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle, pursuant to this UCDLA, shall not be eligible for restoration of commercial driving privileges during any such period of disqualification.
    (g) After suspending, revoking, or cancelling a CLP or CDL, the Secretary of State must update the driver's records to reflect such action within 10 days. After suspending or revoking the driving privilege of any person who has been issued a CLP or CDL from another jurisdiction, the Secretary shall originate notification to such issuing jurisdiction within 10 days.
    (h) The "disqualifications" referred to in this Section shall not be imposed upon any commercial motor vehicle driver, by the Secretary of State, unless the prohibited action(s) occurred after March 31, 1992.
    (i) A person is disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle in accordance with the following:
        (1) For 6 months upon a first conviction of paragraph
    
(2) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3) of Section 6-507 of this Code.
        (2) For 2 years upon a second conviction of paragraph
    
(2) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3) or any combination of paragraphs (2) or (3) of subsection (b) or subsections (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-507 of this Code within a 10-year period if the second conviction is a violation of paragraph (2) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3).
        (3) For 3 years upon a third or subsequent conviction
    
of paragraph (2) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3) or any combination of paragraphs (2) or (3) of subsection (b) or subsections (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-507 of this Code within a 10-year period if the third or subsequent conviction is a violation of paragraph (2) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3).
        (4) For one year upon a first conviction of paragraph
    
(3) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-5) of Section 6-507 of this Code.
        (5) For 3 years upon a second conviction of paragraph
    
(3) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-5) or any combination of paragraphs (2) or (3) of subsection (b) or subsections (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-507 of this Code within a 10-year period if the second conviction is a violation of paragraph (3) of subsection (b) or (b-5).
        (6) For 5 years upon a third or subsequent conviction
    
of paragraph (3) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-5) or any combination of paragraphs (2) or (3) of subsection (b) or subsections (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-507 of this Code within a 10-year period if the third or subsequent conviction is a violation of paragraph (3) of subsection (b) or (b-5).
    (j) Disqualification for railroad-highway grade crossing violation.
        (1) General rule. A driver who is convicted of a
    
violation of a federal, State, or local law or regulation pertaining to one of the following 6 offenses at a railroad-highway grade crossing must be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for the period of time specified in paragraph (2) of this subsection (j) if the offense was committed while operating a commercial motor vehicle:
            (i) For drivers who are not required to always
        
stop, failing to slow down and check that the tracks are clear of an approaching train or railroad track equipment, as described in subsection (a-5) of Section 11-1201 of this Code;
            (ii) For drivers who are not required to always
        
stop, failing to stop before reaching the crossing, if the tracks are not clear, as described in subsection (a) of Section 11-1201 of this Code;
            (iii) For drivers who are always required to
        
stop, failing to stop before driving onto the crossing, as described in Section 11-1202 of this Code;
            (iv) For all drivers, failing to have sufficient
        
space to drive completely through the crossing without stopping, as described in subsection (b) of Section 11-1425 of this Code;
            (v) For all drivers, failing to obey a traffic
        
control device or the directions of an enforcement official at the crossing, as described in subdivision (a)2 of Section 11-1201 of this Code;
            (vi) For all drivers, failing to negotiate a
        
crossing because of insufficient undercarriage clearance, as described in subsection (d-1) of Section 11-1201 of this Code.
        (2) Duration of disqualification for railroad-highway
    
grade crossing violation.
            (i) First violation. A driver must be
        
disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for not less than 60 days if the driver is convicted of a violation described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j) and, in the three-year period preceding the conviction, the driver had no convictions for a violation described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j).
            (ii) Second violation. A driver must be
        
disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for not less than 120 days if the driver is convicted of a violation described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j) and, in the three-year period preceding the conviction, the driver had one other conviction for a violation described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j) that was committed in a separate incident.
            (iii) Third or subsequent violation. A driver
        
must be disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for not less than one year if the driver is convicted of a violation described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j) and, in the three-year period preceding the conviction, the driver had 2 or more other convictions for violations described in paragraph (1) of this subsection (j) that were committed in separate incidents.
    (k) Upon notification of a disqualification of a driver's commercial motor vehicle privileges imposed by the U.S. Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration, in accordance with 49 C.F.R. 383.52, the Secretary of State shall immediately record to the driving record the notice of disqualification and confirm to the driver the action that has been taken.
    (l) A foreign commercial driver is subject to disqualification under this Section.
(Source: P.A. 98-122, eff. 1-1-14; 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 98-722, eff. 7-16-14; 98-756, eff. 7-16-14; 98-1172, eff. 1-12-15; 99-697, eff. 7-29-16.)

625 ILCS 5/6-515

    (625 ILCS 5/6-515) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-515)
    Sec. 6-515. Prohibitions against a person driving a commercial motor vehicle while having any alcohol, other drug, or both in such person's system.
    (a) Notwithstanding any other provisions of this Code, a person shall not drive a commercial motor vehicle while having any alcohol, other drug, or both in such person's system.
    (b) A person who drives a commercial motor vehicle while having any alcohol, other drug, or both, in such person's system or who refuses to submit to or fails to complete an alcohol or other drug test or tests pursuant to Section 6-517, as evidenced by the issuance of a Sworn Report by a police officer, must be placed "out-of-service" for at least 24 hours.
    (c) The police officer shall provide the Secretary of State with a copy of all Sworn Reports issued pursuant to this UCDLA.
    (d) The "out-of-service" referred to in this Section shall not be entered to the record of any Illinois commercial motor vehicle driver, by the Secretary of State, unless the prohibited action or actions occurred after March 31, 1992.
(Source: P.A. 88-212.)

625 ILCS 5/6-516

    (625 ILCS 5/6-516) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-516)
    Sec. 6-516. Implied consent requirements for commercial motor vehicle drivers.
    (a) Effective April 1, 1992, any person who drives a commercial motor vehicle upon the highways is hereby deemed to have given consent to submit to a test or tests, subject to the provisions of Section 11-501.2 of this Code, of such person's breath, blood or urine for the purpose of determining the presence of alcohol, or other drugs, in such person's system.
    (b) A test or tests may be administered at the direction of a law enforcement officer, who after stopping or detaining the commercial motor vehicle driver, has probable cause to believe that driver was driving a commercial motor vehicle while having alcohol or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act in such driver's system.
    (c) Effective April 1, 1992, any person who operates a school bus at the time of an accident involving the school bus is hereby deemed to have given consent to submit to a test or tests to be administered at the direction of a law enforcement officer, subject to the provisions of Section 11-501.2 of this Code, of the driver's breath, blood or urine for the purpose of determining the presence of alcohol, or other drugs, in the person's system.
(Source: P.A. 95-355, eff. 1-1-08.)

625 ILCS 5/6-517

    (625 ILCS 5/6-517) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-517)
    Sec. 6-517. Commercial driver; implied consent warnings.
    (a) Any person driving a commercial motor vehicle who is requested by a police officer, pursuant to Section 6-516, to submit to a chemical test or tests to determine the alcohol concentration or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act in such person's system, must be warned by the police officer requesting the test or tests that a refusal to submit to the test or tests will result in that person being immediately placed out-of-service for a period of 24 hours and being disqualified from operating a commercial motor vehicle for a period of not less than 12 months; the person shall also be warned that if such person submits to testing which discloses an alcohol concentration of greater than 0.00 but less than 0.04 or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, such person shall be placed immediately out-of-service for a period of 24 hours; if the person submits to testing which discloses an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, such person shall be placed immediately out-of-service and disqualified from driving a commercial motor vehicle for a period of at least 12 months; also the person shall be warned that if such testing discloses an alcohol concentration of 0.08, or more or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, in addition to the person being immediately placed out-of-service and disqualified for 12 months as provided in this UCDLA, the results of such testing shall also be admissible in prosecutions for violations of Section 11-501 of this Code, or similar violations of local ordinances, however, such results shall not be used to impose any driving sanctions pursuant to Section 11-501.1 of this Code.
    The person shall also be warned that any disqualification imposed pursuant to this Section, shall be for life for any such offense or refusal, or combination thereof; including a conviction for violating Section 11-501 while driving a commercial motor vehicle, or similar provisions of local ordinances, committed a second time involving separate incidents.
    A person requested to submit to a test shall also acknowledge, in writing, receipt of the warning required under this Section. If the person refuses to acknowledge receipt of the warning, the police officer shall make a written notation on the warning that the person refused to sign the warning. A person's refusal to sign the warning shall not be evidence that the person was not read the warning.
    (b) If the person refuses or fails to complete testing, or submits to a test which discloses an alcohol concentration of at least 0.04, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, the law enforcement officer must submit a Sworn Report to the Secretary of State, in a form prescribed by the Secretary, certifying that the test or tests was requested pursuant to paragraph (a); that the person was warned, as provided in paragraph (a) and that such person refused to submit to or failed to complete testing, or submitted to a test which disclosed an alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act.
    (c) The police officer submitting the Sworn Report under this Section shall serve notice of the CDL disqualification on the person and such CDL disqualification shall be effective as provided in paragraph (d). In cases where the blood alcohol concentration of 0.04 or more, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound in such person's blood, other bodily substance, or urine resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act, a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act, an intoxicating compound listed in the Use of Intoxicating Compounds Act, or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, is established by subsequent analysis of blood, other bodily substance, or urine collected at the time of the request, the police officer shall give notice as provided in this Section or by deposit in the United States mail of such notice as provided in this Section or by deposit in the United States mail of such notice in an envelope with postage prepaid and addressed to such person's domiciliary address as shown on the Sworn Report and the CDL disqualification shall begin as provided in paragraph (d).
    (d) The CDL disqualification referred to in this Section shall take effect on the 46th day following the date the Sworn Report was given to the affected person.
    (e) Upon receipt of the Sworn Report from the police officer, the Secretary of State shall disqualify the person from driving any commercial motor vehicle and shall confirm the CDL disqualification by mailing the notice of the effective date to the person. However, should the Sworn Report be defective by not containing sufficient information or be completed in error, the confirmation of the CDL disqualification shall not be mailed to the affected person or entered into the record, instead the Sworn Report shall be forwarded to the issuing agency identifying any such defect.
(Source: P.A. 99-467, eff. 1-1-16; 99-697, eff. 7-29-16.)

625 ILCS 5/6-518

    (625 ILCS 5/6-518) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-518)
    Sec. 6-518. Notification of traffic convictions.
    (a) Within 5 days after receiving a report of an Illinois conviction, or other verified evidence, of any driver who has been issued a CLP or CDL by another State or has been issued a foreign commercial driver's license, for a violation of any law or local ordinance of this State, relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than parking violations, committed in any motor vehicle, the Secretary of State must notify the driver licensing authority which issued such CLP or CDL of said conviction.
    (b) Within 5 days after receiving a report of an Illinois conviction, or other verified evidence, of any driver from another state who is licensed or unlicensed or holds a foreign non-commercial driver's license, for a violation of any law or local ordinance of this State, relating to motor vehicle traffic control, other than parking violations, committed in a commercial motor vehicle, the Secretary of State must notify the driver licensing authority which issued the person's driver's license of the conviction.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176); 98-722, eff. 7-16-14.)

625 ILCS 5/6-519

    (625 ILCS 5/6-519) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-519)
    Sec. 6-519. Driving Record Information To Be Furnished. Notwithstanding any other provision of law to the contrary, the Secretary of State shall furnish the following information regarding a commercial driver's driving record: all information on CDLIS driver records to the driver licensing administrator of any other State; all information on CDLIS driver records to the U.S. Department of Transportation; all information on the CDLIS driver record obtained on the CDLIS motor vehicle record to the affected driver or a motor carrier or prospective motor carrier requesting such information; all information on the CDLIS driver record obtained on the CDLIS motor vehicle record of a current or prospective driver to a motor carrier or prospective motor carrier requesting such information within 10 days of the request; and any other entity or person authorized to receive such information pursuant to Section 2-123 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-208, eff. 1-1-12.)

625 ILCS 5/6-520

    (625 ILCS 5/6-520) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-520)
    Sec. 6-520. CDL disqualification or out-of-service order; hearing.
    (a) A disqualification of commercial driving privileges by the Secretary of State, pursuant to this UCDLA, shall not become effective until the person is notified in writing, by the Secretary, of the impending disqualification and advised that a CDL hearing may be requested of the Secretary if the stop or arrest occurred in a commercial motor vehicle.
    (b) Upon receipt of: the notice of a CDL disqualification not based upon a conviction; an out-of-service order; or notification that a CDL disqualification is forthcoming, the person may make a written petition in a form, approved by the Secretary of State, for a CDL hearing with the Secretary if the stop or arrest occurred in a commercial motor vehicle. Such petition must state the grounds upon which the person seeks to have the CDL disqualification rescinded or the out-of-service order removed from the person's driving record. Within 10 days after the receipt of such petition, it shall be reviewed by the Director of the Department of Administrative Hearings, Office of the Secretary of State, or by an appointed designee. If it is determined that the petition on its face does not state grounds upon which the relief may be based, the petition for a CDL hearing shall be denied and the disqualification shall become effective as if no petition had been filed and the out-of-service order shall be sustained. If such petition is so denied, the person may submit another petition.
    (c) The scope of a CDL hearing, for any disqualification imposed pursuant to paragraphs (1) and (2) of subsection (a) of Section 6-514, resulting from the operation of a commercial motor vehicle, shall be limited to the following issues:
        1. Whether the person was operating a commercial
    
motor vehicle;
        2. Whether, after making the initial stop, the police
    
officer had probable cause to issue a Sworn Report;
        3. Whether the person was verbally warned of the
    
ensuing consequences prior to submitting to any type of chemical test or tests to determine such person's blood concentration of alcohol, other drug, or both;
        4. Whether the person did refuse to submit to or
    
failed to complete the chemical testing or did submit to such test or tests and such test or tests disclosed an alcohol concentration of at least 0.04 or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act or a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act in the person's system;
        5. Whether the person was warned that if the test or
    
tests disclosed an alcohol concentration of 0.08 or more or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act or a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act, such results could be admissible in a subsequent prosecution under Section 11-501 of this Code or similar provision of local ordinances; and
        6. Whether such results could not be used to impose
    
any driver's license sanctions pursuant to Section 11-501.1.
    Upon the conclusion of the above CDL hearing, the CDL disqualification imposed shall either be sustained or rescinded.
    (d) The scope of a CDL hearing for any out-of-service sanction, imposed pursuant to Section 6-515, shall be limited to the following issues:
        1. Whether the person was driving a commercial motor
    
vehicle;
        2. Whether, while driving such commercial motor
    
vehicle, the person had alcohol or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act or a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act in such person's system;
        3. Whether the person was verbally warned of the
    
ensuing consequences prior to being asked to submit to any type of chemical test or tests to determine such person's alcohol, other drug, or both, concentration; and
        4. Whether, after being so warned, the person did
    
refuse to submit to or failed to complete such chemical test or tests or did submit to such test or tests and such test or tests disclosed an alcohol concentration greater than 0.00 or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound resulting from the unlawful use or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act or a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled Substances Act or methamphetamine as listed in the Methamphetamine Control and Community Protection Act.
    Upon the conclusion of the above CDL hearing, the out-of-service sanction shall either be sustained or removed from the person's driving record.
    (e) If any person petitions for a hearing relating to any CDL disqualification based upon a conviction, as defined in this UCDLA, said hearing shall not be conducted as a CDL hearing, but shall be conducted as any other driver's license hearing, whether formal or informal, as promulgated in the rules and regulations of the Secretary.
    (f) Any evidence of alcohol or other drug consumption, for the purposes of this UCDLA, shall be sufficient probable cause for requesting the driver to submit to a chemical test or tests to determine the presence of alcohol, other drug, or both in the person's system and the subsequent issuance of an out-of-service order or a Sworn Report by a police officer.
    (g) For the purposes of this UCDLA, a CDL "hearing" shall mean a hearing before the Office of the Secretary of State in accordance with Section 2-118 of this Code, for the purpose of resolving differences or disputes specifically related to the scope of the issues identified in this Section relating to the operation of a commercial motor vehicle. These proceedings will be a matter of record and a final appealable order issued. The petition for a CDL hearing shall not stay or delay the effective date of the impending disqualification.
    (h) The CDL hearing may be conducted upon a review of the police officer's own official reports; provided however, that the petitioner may subpoena the officer. Failure of the officer to answer the subpoena shall be grounds for a continuance.
    (i) Any CDL disqualification based upon a statutory summary suspension or revocation resulting from an arrest of a CDL holder while operating a non-commercial motor vehicle, may only be contested by filing a petition to contest the statutory summary suspension or revocation in the appropriate circuit court as provided for in Section 2-118.1 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 95-382, eff. 8-23-07; 96-1344, eff. 7-1-11.)

625 ILCS 5/6-521

    (625 ILCS 5/6-521) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-521)
    Sec. 6-521. Rulemaking Authority.
    (a) The Secretary of State, using the authority to license motor vehicle operators under this Code, may adopt such rules and regulations as may be necessary to establish standards, policies and procedures for the licensing and sanctioning of commercial motor vehicle drivers in order to meet the requirements of the Commercial Motor Vehicle Act of 1986 (CMVSA); subsequent federal rulemaking under 49 C.F.R. Part 383 or Part 1572; and administrative and policy decisions of the U.S. Secretary of Transportation and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. The Secretary may, as provided in the CMVSA, establish stricter requirements for the licensing of commercial motor vehicle drivers than those established by the federal government.
    (b) By January 1, 1994, the Secretary of State shall establish rules and regulations for the issuance of a restricted commercial driver's license for farm-related service industries consistent with federal guidelines. The restricted license shall be available for a seasonal period or periods not to exceed a total of 180 days in any 12 month period.
    (c) (Blank).
    (d) By July 1, 1995, the Secretary of State shall establish rules and regulations for the issuance and cancellation of a School Bus Driver's Permit. The permit shall be required for the operation of a school bus as provided in subsection (c), a non-restricted CDL with passenger endorsement, or a properly classified driver's license. The permit will establish that the school bus driver has met all the requirements of the application and screening process established by Section 6-106.1 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 98-726, eff. 1-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/6-522

    (625 ILCS 5/6-522) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-522)
    Sec. 6-522. Authority to Enter Agreements. The Secretary of State may enter into or make agreements, arrangements, or declarations to carry out the provisions of this UCDLA.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-523

    (625 ILCS 5/6-523) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-523)
    Sec. 6-523. Reciprocity.
    (a) Notwithstanding any law to the contrary, a person may drive a commercial motor vehicle in this State if the person has a valid CDL, non-domiciled CDL, CLP, or non-domiciled CLP issued by another State or foreign jurisdiction as long as that person has not been an established domiciliary of this State for 30 days or more.
    (b) The Secretary of State shall give out of state convictions full faith and credit and treat them for sanctioning purposes, under this UCDLA, just as if they occurred in this State.
    (c) A CLP or CDL issued by this State or any other state before the date on and after which the state is prohibited from issuing CLPs or CDLs under 49 C.F.R. Part 384, remains valid until its stated expiration date.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-524

    (625 ILCS 5/6-524) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-524)
    Sec. 6-524. Penalties.
    (a) Every person convicted of violating any provision of this UCDLA for which another penalty is not provided shall for a first offense be guilty of a petty offense; and for a second conviction for any offense committed within 3 years of any previous offense, shall be guilty of a Class B misdemeanor.
    (b) Any person convicted of violating subsection (b) of Section 6-506 of this Code shall be subject to a civil penalty of not more than $10,000.
    (c) Any person or employer convicted of violating paragraph (5) of subsection (a) or subsection (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-506 shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $2,750 nor more than $25,000.
    (d) Any person convicted of violating paragraph (2) or (3) of subsection (b) or subsection (b-3) or (b-5) of Section 6-507 shall be subject to a civil penalty of not less than $2,750 nor more than $25,000 for a first conviction and not less than $5,000 nor more than $25,000 for a second conviction.
(Source: P.A. 95-382, eff. 8-23-07; 96-544, eff. 1-1-10; 96-1080, eff. 7-16-10.)

625 ILCS 5/6-525

    (625 ILCS 5/6-525) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-525)
    Sec. 6-525. Severability. The provisions of this UCLDA shall be severable and if any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this UCLDA is declared to be contrary to the Constitutions of this State, or of the United States, such unconstitutionality shall not affect the validity of the remainder of this UCDLA.
(Source: P.A. 86-845.)

625 ILCS 5/6-526

    (625 ILCS 5/6-526)
    Sec. 6-526. Prohibition against texting.
    (a) A driver may not engage in texting while driving a commercial motor vehicle.
    (b) A motor carrier may not allow or require its drivers to engage in texting while driving a commercial motor vehicle.
    (c) For the purpose of this Section, when a person is operating a commercial motor vehicle, driving means operating a commercial motor vehicle on a highway, including while temporarily stationary because of traffic, a traffic control device, or other momentary delays. Driving does not include operating a commercial motor vehicle when the driver has moved the vehicle to the side of, or off, a highway and has halted in a location where the vehicle can safely remain stationary.
    (d) Texting while driving is permissible by a driver of a commercial motor vehicle when necessary to communicate with law enforcement officials or other emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 97-829, eff. 1-1-13.)

625 ILCS 5/6-527

    (625 ILCS 5/6-527)
    Sec. 6-527. Using a hand-held mobile telephone.
    (a) A driver may not use a hand-held mobile telephone while driving a commercial motor vehicle.
    (b) A motor carrier may not allow or require its drivers to use a hand-held mobile telephone while driving a commercial motor vehicle.
    (c) For the purpose of this Section, driving means operating a commercial motor vehicle on a highway, including while temporarily stationary because of traffic, a traffic control device, or other momentary delays. Driving does not include operating a commercial motor vehicle when the driver has moved the vehicle to the side of, or off, a highway and has halted in a location where the vehicle can safely remain stationary.
    (d) Using a hand-held mobile telephone is permissible by a driver of a commercial motor vehicle when necessary to communicate with law enforcement officials or other emergency services.
(Source: P.A. 97-829, eff. 1-1-13.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VI

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VI heading)
ARTICLE VI. PENALTIES

625 ILCS 5/6-601

    (625 ILCS 5/6-601) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601)
    Sec. 6-601. Penalties.
    (a) It is a petty offense for any person to violate any of the provisions of this Chapter unless such violation is by this Code or other law of this State declared to be a misdemeanor or a felony.
    (b) General penalties. Unless another penalty is in this Code or other laws of this State, every person convicted of a petty offense for the violation of any provision of this Chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.
    (c) Unlicensed driving. Except as hereinafter provided a violation of Section 6-101 shall be:
        1. A Class A misdemeanor if the person failed to
    
obtain a driver's license or permit after expiration of a period of revocation.
        2. A Class B misdemeanor if the person has been
    
issued a driver's license or permit, which has expired, and if the period of expiration is greater than one year; or if the person has never been issued a driver's license or permit, or is not qualified to obtain a driver's license or permit because of his age.
        3. A petty offense if the person has been issued a
    
temporary visitor's driver's license or permit and is unable to provide proof of liability insurance as provided in subsection (d-5) of Section 6-105.1.
    If a licensee under this Code is convicted of violating Section 6-303 for operating a motor vehicle during a time when such licensee's driver's license was suspended under the provisions of Section 6-306.3 or 6-308, then such act shall be a petty offense (provided the licensee has answered the charge which was the basis of the suspension under Section 6-306.3 or 6-308), and there shall be imposed no additional like period of suspension as provided in paragraph (b) of Section 6-303.
    (d) For violations of this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance for which a violation is a petty offense as defined by Section 5-1-17 of the Unified Code of Corrections, excluding business offenses as defined by Section 5-1-2 of the Unified Code of Corrections or a violation of Section 15-111 or subsection (d) of Section 3-401 of this Code, if the violation may be satisfied without a court appearance, the violator may, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule, satisfy the case with a written plea of guilty and payment of fines, penalties, and costs equal to the bail amount established by the Supreme Court for the offense.
(Source: P.A. 97-1157, eff. 11-28-13; 98-870, eff. 1-1-15; 98-1134, eff. 1-1-15.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VII

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VII heading)
ARTICLE VII. DRIVER LICENSE COMPACT

625 ILCS 5/6-700

    (625 ILCS 5/6-700) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-700)
    Sec. 6-700. Definitions.
    As used in this compact:
    (a) "State" means a state, territory or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
    (b) "Home state" means the state which has issued and has the power to suspend or revoke the use of the license or permit to operate a motor vehicle.
    (c) "Conviction" means a conviction of any offense related to the use or operation of a motor vehicle which is prohibited by state law, municipal ordinance or administrative rule or regulation, or a forfeiture of bail, bond or other security deposited to secure appearance by a person charged with having committed any such offense, and which conviction or forfeiture is required to be reported to the licensing authority.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-701

    (625 ILCS 5/6-701) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-701)
    Sec. 6-701. Findings and Declaration of Policy.
        (a) The party states find that:
    1. The safety of their streets and highways is materially affected by the degree of compliance with state laws and local ordinances relating to the operation of motor vehicles.
    2. Violation of such a law or ordinance is evidence that the violator engages in conduct which is likely to endanger the safety of persons and property.
    3. The continuance in force of a license to drive is predicated upon compliance with laws and ordinances relating to the operation of motor vehicles, in whichever jurisdiction the vehicle is operated.
    (b) It is the policy of each of the party states to:
    1. Promote compliance with the laws, ordinances and administrative rules and regulations relating to the operation of motor vehicles by their operators in each of the jurisdictions where such operators drive motor vehicles.
    2. Make the reciprocal recognition of licenses to drive and eligibility therefor more just and equitable by considering the over-all compliance with motor vehicle laws, ordinances and administrative rules and regulations as a condition precedent to the continuance or issuance of any license by reason of which the licensee is authorized or permitted to operate a motor vehicle in any of the party states.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-702

    (625 ILCS 5/6-702) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-702)
    Sec. 6-702. Reports of Conviction.
    The licensing authority of a party state shall report each conviction of a person from another party state occurring within its jurisdiction to the licensing authority of the home state of the licensee. Such report shall clearly identify the person convicted; describe the violation specifying the section of the statute, code or ordinance violated; identify the court in which action was taken; indicate whether a plea of guilty or not guilty was entered, or the conviction was a result of the forfeiture of bail, bond or other security; and shall include any special findings made in connection therewith.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-703

    (625 ILCS 5/6-703) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-703)
    Sec. 6-703. Effect of Conviction.
    (a) The licensing authority in the home state, for the purposes of suspension, revocation or limitation of the license to operate a motor vehicle, shall give the same effect to the conduct reported, pursuant to Section 6-702, as it would if such conduct had occurred in the home state, in the case of convictions for:
    1. Manslaughter or negligent homicide resulting from the operation of a motor vehicle;
    2. Driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of intoxicating liquor or a narcotic drug, or under the influence of any other drug to a degree which renders the driver incapable of safely driving a motor vehicle;
    3. Any felony in the commission of which a motor vehicle is used;
    4. Failure to stop and render aid in the event of a motor vehicle accident resulting in the death or personal injury of another.
    (b) As to other convictions, reported pursuant to Section 6-702, the licensing authority in the home state shall give such effect to the conduct as is provided by the laws of the home state.
    (c) If the laws of a party state do not provide for offenses or violations denominated or described in precisely the words employed in paragraph (a) of this Section, such party state shall construe the denominations and descriptions appearing in paragraph (a) hereof as being applicable to and identifying those offenses or violations of a substantially similar nature, and the laws of such party state shall contain such provision as may be necessary to ensure that full force and effect is given to this Section.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-704

    (625 ILCS 5/6-704) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-704)
    Sec. 6-704. Applications for new licenses. Upon application for a license to drive, the licensing authority in a party state shall ascertain whether the applicant has ever held, or is the holder of a license to drive issued by any other party state. The licensing authority in the state where application is made shall not issue a license to drive to the applicant if:
        1. The applicant has held such a license, but the
    
same has been suspended by reason, in whole or in part, of a violation and if such suspension period has not terminated.
        2. The applicant has held such a license, but the
    
same has been revoked by reason, in whole or in part, of a violation and if such revocation has not terminated, except that after the expiration of one year from the date the license was revoked, such person may make application for a new license if permitted by law. The licensing authority may refuse to issue a license to any such applicant if, after investigation, the licensing authority determines that it will not be safe to grant to such person the privilege of driving a motor vehicle on the public highways.
        3. The applicant is the holder of a license to drive
    
issued by another party state and currently in force unless the applicant surrenders this license, except that if an applicant is applying only for a non-domiciled commercial learner's permit or non-domiciled commercial driver's license, the applicant is not required to surrender the license issued by the applicant's state or country of domicile.
(Source: P.A. 98-176 (see Section 10 of P.A. 98-722 and Section 10 of P.A. 99-414 for the effective date of changes made by P.A. 98-176).)

625 ILCS 5/6-705

    (625 ILCS 5/6-705) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-705)
    Sec. 6-705. Applicability of Other Laws.
    Except as expressly required by provisions of this compact, nothing contained herein shall be construed to affect the right of any party state to apply any of its other laws relating to the licenses to drive to any person or circumstance, nor to invalidate or prevent any driver license agreement or other cooperative arrangement between a party state and a nonparty state.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-706

    (625 ILCS 5/6-706) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-706)
    Sec. 6-706. Compact Administrator and Interchange of Information.
    (a) The head of the licensing authority of each party state shall be administrator of this compact for his state. The administrators, acting jointly, shall have the power to formulate all necessary and proper procedures for the exchange of information under this compact.
    (b) The administrator of each party state shall furnish to the administrator of each other party state any information or documents reasonably necessary to facilitate the administration of this compact.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-707

    (625 ILCS 5/6-707) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-707)
    Sec. 6-707. Entry into Force and Withdrawal.
    (a) This compact shall enter into force and become effective as to any state when it has enacted the same into law.
    (b) Any party state may withdraw from this compact by enacting a statute repealing the same, but no such withdrawal shall take effect until 6 months after the executive head of the withdrawing state has given notice of the withdrawal to the executive heads of all other party states. No withdrawal shall affect the validity or applicability by the licensing authorities of states remaining party to the compact of any report of conviction occurring prior to the withdrawal.
(Source: P.A. 76-1615.)

625 ILCS 5/6-708

    (625 ILCS 5/6-708) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-708)
    Sec. 6-708. Construction and Severability.
    (a) This compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the purposes thereof. The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this compact is declared to be contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this compact and the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance shall not be affected thereby. If this compact shall be held contrary to the constitution of any state party thereto, the compact shall remain in full force and effect as to the remaining states and in full force and effect as to the state affected as to all severable matters.
    (b) As used in the compact, the term "licensing authority" with reference to this state, means the Secretary of State. The Secretary of State shall furnish to the appropriate authorities of any other party state any information or documents reasonably necessary to facilitate the administration of Sections 6-702, 6-703 and 6-704 of the compact.
    (c) The compact administrator provided for in Section 6-706 of the compact shall not be entitled to any additional compensation on account of his service as such administrator, but shall be entitled to expenses incurred in connection with his duties and responsibilities as such administrator, in the same manner as for expenses incurred in connection with any other duties or responsibilities of his office or employment.
    (d) As used in the compact, with reference to this state, the term "executive head" shall mean the Governor.
    (e) The phrase "manslaughter or negligent homicide," as used in subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a) of Section 6-703 of the compact includes the offense of reckless homicide as defined in Section 9-3 of the Criminal Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, or in any predecessor statute, as well as the offenses of second degree murder and involuntary manslaughter.
    The offense described in subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of Section 6-703 of the compact includes any violation of Section 11-501 of this Code or any similar provision of a local ordinance.
    The offense described in subparagraph (4) of paragraph (a) of Section 6-703 of the compact includes any violation of paragraph (a) of Section 11-401 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)

625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VIII

 
    (625 ILCS 5/Ch. 6 Art. VIII heading)
ARTICLE VIII. NONRESIDENT VIOLATOR COMPACT

625 ILCS 5/6-800

    (625 ILCS 5/6-800) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-800)
    Sec. 6-800. The Nonresident Violator Compact, hereinafter referred to as the Compact, is hereby enacted into law and entered into with all other jurisdictions legally joining therein.
(Source: P.A. 83-385.)

625 ILCS 5/6-801

    (625 ILCS 5/6-801) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-801)
    Sec. 6-801. Findings, Declaration of Policy and Purpose. (a) The party jurisdictions find that:
    1. In most instances, a motorist who is cited for a traffic violation in a jurisdiction other than the motorist's home jurisdiction:
    (i) Must post collateral or bond to secure appearance for trial at a later date; or
    (ii) If unable to post collateral or bond, is taken into custody until the collateral or bond is posted; or
    (iii) Is taken directly to court for immediate disposition.
    2. A motorist receiving a traffic citation in the motorist's home jurisdiction is permitted, except for certain violations, to accept the citation from the officer at the scene of the violation, voluntarily deposit a valid driver's license and immediately continue after promising or being instructed to comply with the terms of the citation.
    3. The purpose of the practices described in subsections 1 and 2 of paragraph (a) is to ensure compliance with the terms of a traffic citation by the motorist who, if permitted to continue after receiving the traffic citation, could return to the motorist's home jurisdiction and disregard any duty under the terms of the traffic citation.
    4. The practice described in subsection 1 of paragraph (a) causes unnecessary inconvenience and, at times, a hardship for the motorist who is unable at the time to post collateral, furnish a bond, stand trial, or pay the fine, and thus is compelled to remain in custody until some arrangement can be made.
    5. The deposit of a driver's license as a bail bond, as described in subsection 2 of paragraph (a), is viewed with disfavor.
    6. The practices described herein consume an undue amount of law enforcement time.
    (b) It is the policy of the party jurisdictions to:
    1. Seek compliance with the laws, ordinances, and administrative rules and regulations relating to the operation of motor vehicles in each of the jurisdictions.
    2. Allow a motorist to accept a traffic citation for certain violations and proceed without delay whether or not the motorist is a resident of the jurisdiction in which the citation was issued.
    3. Extend cooperation to its fullest extent among the jurisdictions for obtaining compliance with the terms of a traffic citation issued in one jurisdiction to a resident of another jurisdiction.
    4. Maximize effective utilization of law enforcement personnel and assist court systems in the efficient disposition of traffic violations.
    (c) The purpose of the Compact is to:
    1. Provide a means through which the party jurisdictions may participate in a reciprocal program to effectuate the policies enumerated in paragraph (b) above in a uniform and orderly manner.
    2. Provide for the fair and impartial treatment of traffic violators operating within party jurisdictions in recognition of the motorist's right of due process and the sovereign status of a party jurisdiction.
(Source: P.A. 83-385.)

625 ILCS 5/6-802

    (625 ILCS 5/6-802) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-802)
    Sec. 6-802. Definitions. In the Nonresident Violator Compact, the following words have the meanings indicated, unless the context requires otherwise.
    1. "Citation" means any summons, ticket, or other official document issued by a police officer for a traffic violation containing an order which requires the motorist to respond.
    2. "Collateral" means any cash or other security deposited to secure an appearance for trial, following the issuance by a police officer of a citation for a traffic violation.
    3. "Court" means a court of law or traffic tribunal.
    4. "Driver's license" means any license or privilege to operate a motor vehicle issued under the laws of this State.
    5. "Home Jurisdiction" means the jurisdiction that issued the driver's license of the traffic violator.
    6. "Issuing jurisdiction" means the jurisdiction in which the traffic citation was issued to the motorist.
    7. "Jurisdiction" means a state, territory, or possession of the United States, the District of Columbia, or the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
    8. "Motorist" means a driver of a motor vehicle operating in a party jurisdiction.
    9. "Personal recognizance" means an agreement by a motorist made at the time of issuance of the traffic citation that such motorist will comply with the terms of that traffic citation.
    10. "Police officer" means every officer authorized to make arrests and issue citations for traffic violations.
    11. "Secretary" means the Illinois Secretary of State.
    12. "Terms of the citation" means those options expressly stated upon the citation.
(Source: P.A. 83-385.)

625 ILCS 5/6-803

    (625 ILCS 5/6-803) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-803)
    Sec. 6-803. Procedure for Issuing Jurisdiction. (a) When issuing a citation for a traffic violation, a police officer shall issue the citation to a motorist who possesses a valid driver's license issued by a party jurisdiction and shall not, subject to the exceptions noted in Section 6-306.4 of this Code and paragraph (b) of this Section require the motorist to post collateral to secure appearance, if the officer receives the motorist's personal recognizance to comply with the terms of the citation.
    (b) Personal recognizance is acceptable only if not prohibited by law. If mandatory appearance is required, it must take place according to law, following issuance of the citation.
    (c) Upon failure of a motorist to comply with the terms of a traffic citation, the appropriate official shall report the failure to comply, in a manner prescribed by the Secretary, to the licensing authority of the jurisdiction in which the traffic citation was issued. The report shall be made in accordance with procedures specified by the Secretary and shall contain information as specified by the Secretary as minimum requirements for effective processing by the home jurisdiction.
    (d) Upon receipt of the report, the Secretary shall transmit to the licensing authority in the home jurisdiction of the motorist the information in a form and content as contained in the Compact Manual.
    (e) The Secretary may not, except as provided under Section 6-306.4 of this Code, suspend the privileges of a motorist for whom a report has been transmitted, under the terms of this Compact, to another member jurisdiction.
    (f) The Secretary shall not transmit a report on any violation if the date of transmission is more than 6 months after the date on which the traffic citation was issued.
    (g) The Secretary shall not transmit a report on any violation where the date of issuance of the citation predates the most recent of the effective dates of entry for the two jurisdictions affected.
(Source: P.A. 84-1231.)

625 ILCS 5/6-804

    (625 ILCS 5/6-804) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-804)
    Sec. 6-804. Procedure for Home Jurisdiction. (a) Upon receipt of a report of a failure to comply from the Secretary, the licensing authority of the home jurisdiction shall notify the motorist and initiate a suspension action in accordance with the home jurisdiction's procedures to suspend the motorist's driver's license until satisfactory evidence of compliance with the terms of the traffic citation has been furnished to the Secretary. Due process safeguards will be accorded.
    (b) The Secretary shall maintain a record of actions taken and make reports to issuing jurisdictions as provided in the Compact Manual.
(Source: P.A. 83-385.)