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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by adding
Section 12-830 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/12-830 new)
Electric school buses.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Electric vehicle" means a vehicle that is exclusively
powered by and refueled by electricity, must be plugged in to
charge, and is licensed to drive on public roadways as defined
in the Electric Vehicle Rebate Act.
"Equity investment eligible community" and "eligible
community" are synonymous and mean the geographic areas
throughout the State which would most benefit from equitable
investments by the State designed to combat discrimination and
foster sustainable economic growth as defined in the Illinois
Power Agency Act.
"School bus" means every motor vehicle owned or operated
by or for any of the following entities for the transportation
of persons regularly enrolled as students in grade 12 or below
in connection with any activity of such entities as defined in