Synopsis As Introduced Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Prohibits the parking of non-electric vehicles in charging station spaces designated for electric vehicles. Allows any person or local authority owning or operating a parking facility to remove or cause to be removed any non-electric vehicle parked within a charging station space designated for use by an electric vehicle. Imposes a minimum fine of $75 on a person parking a non-electric vehicle in a space designated for electric vehicles. Requires municipalities to display signs indicating the fine imposed for a violation. Defines "electric vehicle", "electric vehicle charging station", and "electric vehicle registration plates".
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Amends bill by removing language that makes reference to vehicles displaying electric vehicle registration plates as being eligible to park in electric vehicle charging station spaces. In a subsection concerning potential fines for violation of the Section, removes requirement that applicable fine amounts be displayed on signs indicating the fine imposed. Also removes requirement that municipalities shall change the amount indicated on the sign if the fine is subsequently changed. Removes language defining the term, "electric vehicle registration plates".