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Public Act 096-0342


 

Public Act 0342 96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 096-0342
 
SB1722 Enrolled LRB096 11179 ASK 21566 b

    AN ACT concerning elevator regulation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Elevator Safety and Regulation Act is
amended by changing Section 10 as follows:
 
    (225 ILCS 312/10)
    (Section scheduled to be repealed on January 1, 2013)
    Sec. 10. Applicability.
    (a) This Act covers the construction, operation,
inspection, testing, maintenance, alteration, and repair of
the following equipment, its associated parts, and its
hoistways (except as modified by subsection (c) of this
Section):
        (1) Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a
    car or platform, which move between 2 or more landings.
    This equipment includes, but is not limited to, the
    following (also see ASME A17.1, ASME A17.3, and ASME
    A18.1):
            (A) Elevators.
            (B) Platform lifts and stairway chair lifts.
        (2) Power driven stairways and walkways for carrying
    persons between landings. This equipment includes, but is
    not limited to, the following (also see ASME A17.1 and ASME
    A17.3):
            (A) Escalators.
            (B) Moving walks.
        (3) Hoisting and lowering mechanisms equipped with a
    car, which serves 2 or more landings and is restricted to
    the carrying of material by its limited size or limited
    access to the car. This equipment includes, but is not
    limited to, the following (also see ASME A17.1 and ASME
    A17.3):
            (A) Dumbwaiters.
            (B) Material lifts and dumbwaiters with automatic
        transfer devices.
    (b) This Act covers the construction, operation,
inspection, maintenance, alteration, and repair of automatic
guided transit vehicles on guideways with an exclusive
right-of-way. This equipment includes, but is not limited to,
automated people movers (also see ASCE 21).
    (c) This Act does not apply to the following equipment:
        (1) Material hoists within the scope of ANSI A10.5.
        (2) Manlifts within the scope of ASME A90.1.
        (3) Mobile scaffolds, towers, and platforms within the
    scope of ANSI A92.
        (4) Powered platforms and equipment for exterior and
    interior maintenance within the scope of ANSI 120.1.
        (5) Conveyors and related equipment within the scope of
    ASME B20.1.
        (6) Cranes, derricks, hoists, hooks, jacks, and slings
    within the scope of ASME B30.
        (7) Industrial trucks within the scope of ASME B56.
        (8) Portable equipment, except for portable escalators
    that are covered by ANSI A17.1.
        (9) Tiering or piling machines used to move materials
    to and from storage located and operating entirely within
    one story.
        (10) Equipment for feeding or positioning materials at
    machine tools, printing presses, etc.
        (11) Skip or furnace hoists.
        (12) Wharf ramps.
        (13) Railroad car lifts or dumpers.
        (14) Line jacks, false cars, shafters, moving
    platforms, and similar equipment used for installing an
    elevator by a contractor licensed in this State.
        (15) (Blank).
        (16) Conveyances located in a private residence not
    accessible to the public.
        (17) Special purpose personnel elevators within the
    scope of ASME A17.1 and used only by authorized personnel
    (Blank).
    (d) This Act does not apply to a municipality with a
population over 500,000.
(Source: P.A. 94-698, eff. 11-22-05; 95-573, eff. 8-31-07.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/11/2009