|Public Act 096-0130
||LRB096 02938 AJT 12952 b
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 12-610.2 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/12-610.2 new)
Electronic communication devices.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Electronic communication device" means an electronic
device, including but not limited to a wireless telephone,
personal digital assistant, or a portable or mobile computer
while being used for the purpose of composing, reading, or
sending an electronic message, but does not include a global
positioning system or navigation system or a device that is
physically or electronically integrated into the motor
"Electronic message" means a self-contained piece of
digital communication that is designed or intended to be
transmitted between physical devices. "Electronic message"
includes, but is not limited to electronic mail, a text
message, an instant message, or a command or request to access
an Internet site.
(b) A person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway