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Public Act 096-1165


 

Public Act 1165 96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



 


 
Public Act 096-1165
 
HB0043 EnrolledLRB096 03462 AJT 13486 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
 
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
 
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Sections 11-1002 and 11-1002.5 as follows:
 
    (625 ILCS 5/11-1002)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1002)
    Sec. 11-1002. Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks. (a)
When traffic control signals are not in place or not in
operation the driver of a vehicle shall stop and yield the
right-of-way, slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield,
to a pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when
the pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the
vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so
closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in
danger.
    (b) No pedestrian shall suddenly leave a curb or other
place of safety and walk or run into the path of a moving
vehicle which is so close as to constitute an immediate hazard.
    (c) Paragraph (a) shall not apply under the condition
stated in Section 11-1003 (b).
    (d) Whenever any vehicle is stopped at a marked crosswalk
or at any unmarked crosswalk at an intersection to permit a
pedestrian to cross the roadway, the driver of any other
vehicle approaching from the rear shall not overtake and pass
such stopped vehicle.
    (e) Whenever stop signs or flashing red signals are in
place at an intersection or at a plainly marked crosswalk
between intersections, drivers shall yield right-of-way to
pedestrians as set forth in Section 11-904 of this Chapter.
(Source: P.A. 79-857.)
 
    (625 ILCS 5/11-1002.5)
    Sec. 11-1002.5. Pedestrians' right-of-way at crosswalks;
school zones.
    (a) For the purpose of this Section, "school" has the
meaning ascribed to that term in Section 11-605.
    On a school day when school children are present and so
close thereto that a potential hazard exists because of the
close proximity of the motorized traffic and when traffic
control signals are not in place or not in operation, the
driver of a vehicle shall stop and yield the right-of-way,
slowing down or stopping if need be to so yield, to a
pedestrian crossing the roadway within a crosswalk when the
pedestrian is upon the half of the roadway upon which the
vehicle is traveling, or when the pedestrian is approaching so
closely from the opposite half of the roadway as to be in
danger.
    For the purpose of this Section, a school day shall begin
at seven ante meridian and shall conclude at four post
meridian.
    This Section shall not be applicable unless appropriate
signs are posted in accordance with Section 11-605.
    (b) A first violation of this Section is a petty offense
with a minimum fine of $150. A second or subsequent violation
of this Section is a petty offense with a minimum fine of $300.
    (c) When a fine for a violation of subsection (a) is $150
or greater, the person who violates subsection (a) shall be
charged an additional $50 to be paid to the unit school
district where the violation occurred for school safety
purposes. If the violation occurred in a dual school district,
$25 of the surcharge shall be paid to the elementary school
district for school safety purposes and $25 of the surcharge
shall be paid to the high school district for school safety
purposes. Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the
entire $50 surcharge shall be paid to the appropriate school
district or districts.
    For purposes of this subsection (c), "school safety
purposes" has the meaning ascribed to that term in Section
11-605.
(Source: P.A. 95-302, eff. 1-1-08.)
 
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 07/22/2010