Bill Status of HB5777 98th General Assembly
Short Description: VEH CD-DATA RECORDING DEVICES
Rep. Brian W. Stewart
| 12/3/2014||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that vehicles installed with data recording devices must disclose the presence of the data recording device and its functions in the owner's manual. Defines a data recording device as a device that (1) records the vehicle's speed and direction of travel; (2) records the vehicle's location; (3) records steering performance; (4) records brake performance including but not limited to whether brakes were applied before an accident; (5) records the driver's seat belt status; or (6) can transmit information concerning an accident to a central communications system. Provides that data recorded by a data recording device can only be accessed (1) with the owner's consent; (2) by court order; (3) for the purpose of researching motor vehicle safety provided the identity of the driver is not disclosed; (4) by a vehicle dealer or repairer for the purpose of diagnosing, servicing, or repairing the vehicle; or (5) according to a subscription service. Provides that these provisions apply only to vehicles manufactured or data recording devices installed on or after the effective date of this Act.