101ST GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2019 and 2020
Introduced , by Rep. Thaddeus Jones
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Creates the Expressway Safety Act. Provides that the Illinois State
Police, the Illinois Department of Transportation, and the Illinois State
Toll Highway Authority shall work together to conduct a program to increase
the amount of cameras along expressways in Cook County. Provides that
images from the cameras may be used to investigate offenses and detect
roadway hazards, but not to enforce petty offenses. Provides that the
program shall be funded by the Road Fund. Repeals the Act on July 1, 2023.
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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
This Act may be cited as the
Expressway Safety Act.
(a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of
Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount
of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
(b) Images from the cameras may be used by law enforcement
agencies in the investigation of offenses and to detect roadway
hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce
(c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct
the program shall be taken from the Road Fund.
This Act is repealed on July 1, 2023.