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VEHICLES
(625 ILCS 5/) Illinois Vehicle Code.

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.)