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Full Text of SB3336  97th General Assembly




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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5Sections 1-158 and 11-1007 and by adding Section 1-131.5 as
7    (625 ILCS 5/1-131.5 new)
8    Sec. 1-131.5. In-line speed skates. A manufactured or
9assembled device consisting of an upper portion that is
10intended to be secured to a human foot, with a frame or chassis
11attached along the length of the bottom of the upper portion,
12with the frame or chassis holding 2 or more wheels that are
13longitudinally aligned and used to skate or glide by means of
14human foot and leg power while having the device attached to
15each foot or leg. The upper portion may not extend more than 2
16inches above the wearer's ankle joint.
17    (625 ILCS 5/1-158)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-158)
18    Sec. 1-158. Pedestrian. Any person afoot or wearing in-line
19speed skates, including a person with a physical, hearing, or
20visual disability.
21(Source: P.A. 88-685, eff. 1-24-95.)



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1    (625 ILCS 5/11-1007)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1007)
2    Sec. 11-1007. Pedestrians walking on highways. (a) Except
3as provided in subsection (e), where Where a sidewalk is
4provided and its use is practicable, it shall be unlawful for
5any pedestrian to walk along and upon an adjacent roadway.
6    (b) Except as provided in subsection (e), where Where a
7sidewalk is not available, any pedestrian walking along and
8upon a highway shall walk only on a shoulder, as far as
9practicable from the edge of the roadway.
10    (c) Except as provided in subsection (e), where Where
11neither a sidewalk nor a shoulder is available, any pedestrian
12walking along and upon a highway shall walk as near as
13practicable to an outside edge of a roadway, and, if on a
14two-way roadway, shall walk only on the left side of the
16    (d) Except as otherwise provided in this Chapter, any
17pedestrian upon a roadway shall yield the right-of-way to all
18vehicles upon the roadway.
19    (e) In municipalities with a population of under 2,000,000
20inhabitants, upon highways where the maximum posted speed limit
21is 45 miles per hour or less, and during the period from
22sunrise to sunset, a pedestrian who is 18 years of age or older
23and wearing in-line speed skates may travel upon the roadway as
24near as practicable to an outside edge of the roadway.
25Pedestrians wearing in-line speed skates upon a roadway may not
26impede or obstruct other vehicular traffic. Pedestrians



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1wearing in-line speed skates shall be subject to all other
2rights and duties under this Article X. Nothing in this Code
3shall be construed to prevent a pedestrian wearing in-line
4speed skates from using a lane designated for bicycles.
5(Source: P.A. 79-857.)