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Full Text of SB2210  100th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning safety.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Mass
5Transportation Safety Act.
6    Section 5. Purpose. The purpose of this Act is to provide
7for the health of mass transportation employees and the safety
8of transit passengers, other commercial and non-commercial
9motor vehicle operators, and pedestrians.
10    Section 10. Definitions. In this Act:
11    "Appropriate rest period" means a period of rest of not
12less than 10 minutes for every segment of 4 hours, or major
13part thereof, worked in one work period.
14    "Carrier" means any corporation, authority, partnership,
15association, person, or district authorized to provide mass
16transportation within this State.
17    "Mass transportation" means transportation provided within
18this State by rail, bus, or other conveyance and available to
19the general public on a regular and continuing basis, including
20the transportation of elderly persons or persons with a
21disability, as defined in Section 2705-310 of the Department of
22Transportation Law.



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1    Section 15. Rest period requirements.
2    (a) A mass transportation carrier shall provide to a person
3operating a commercial motor vehicle for the purpose of
4providing mass transportation an appropriate rest period to
5utilize the nearest convenient restroom without deduction from
6the employee's pay.
7    (b) Nothing in this Act prohibits employers and employees
8from establishing, pursuant to a collective bargaining
9agreement, appropriate rest periods different from those
10provided in this Act.