VEH CD-SCHOOL ZONE FINE
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to increase the fine for driving
over the speed limit in a school zone from $150 to $200 and provides
that $50 total of each fine shall be paid to the school district where
the violation occurred for school safety purposes.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/2-120
Deletes the title and everything after the enacting clause.
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that for exceeding
the speed limit in a school zone, the offender shall in addition to
the fine for this violation, pay $50 to the unit school district where
the violation occurred for school safety purposes. If the violation
occurred in a dual school district, $25 shall be paid to the elemen-
tary school district for school safety purposes and $25 shall be paid
to the high school district for school safety purposes. Provides that
"school safety purposes" includes the costs associated with the pur-
chase, installation and maintenance of caution lights that are mount-
ed on school speed zone signs.
CORRECTIONAL NOTE, ENGROSSED (Dept. of Corrections)
This legislation would have no fiscal or prison population
impact on this Department.
FISCAL NOTE, ENGROSSED (Dept. of Transportation)
There would be no fiscal impact on this Department.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that when a
fine for violation of the school zone speed limits is $150 or greater
(instead of all fines for violations of school speed zone limits), the
person who violated the speed limit shall be charged an additional $50
for school safety purposes. Includes school zone safety education in
the definition of "school safety purposes".
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0531
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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