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Full Text of HB2361  100th General Assembly


Rep. Sara Feigenholtz

Filed: 2/16/2017





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2361 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
5changing Section 11-208 as follows:
6    (625 ILCS 5/11-208)   (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-208)
7    Sec. 11-208. Powers of local authorities.
8    (a) The provisions of this Code shall not be deemed to
9prevent local authorities with respect to streets and highways
10under their jurisdiction and within the reasonable exercise of
11the police power from:
12        1. Regulating the standing or parking of vehicles,
13    except as limited by Sections 11-1306 and 11-1307 of this
14    Act;
15        2. Regulating traffic by means of police officers or
16    traffic control signals;



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1        3. Regulating or prohibiting processions or
2    assemblages on the highways; and certifying persons to
3    control traffic for processions or assemblages;
4        4. Designating particular highways as one-way highways
5    and requiring that all vehicles thereon be moved in one
6    specific direction;
7        5. Regulating the speed of vehicles in public parks
8    subject to the limitations set forth in Section 11-604;
9        6. Designating any highway as a through highway, as
10    authorized in Section 11-302, and requiring that all
11    vehicles stop before entering or crossing the same or
12    designating any intersection as a stop intersection or a
13    yield right-of-way intersection and requiring all vehicles
14    to stop or yield the right-of-way at one or more entrances
15    to such intersections;
16        7. Restricting the use of highways as authorized in
17    Chapter 15;
18        8. Regulating the operation of bicycles and requiring
19    the registration and licensing of same, including the
20    requirement of a registration fee;
21        9. Regulating or prohibiting the turning of vehicles or
22    specified types of vehicles at intersections;
23        10. Altering the speed limits as authorized in Section
24    11-604;
25        11. Prohibiting U-turns;
26        12. Prohibiting pedestrian crossings at other than



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1    designated and marked crosswalks or at intersections;
2        13. Prohibiting parking during snow removal operation;
3        14. Imposing fines in accordance with Section
4    11-1301.3 as penalties for use of any parking place
5    reserved for persons with disabilities, as defined by
6    Section 1-159.1, or veterans with disabilities by any
7    person using a motor vehicle not bearing registration
8    plates specified in Section 11-1301.1 or a special decal or
9    device as defined in Section 11-1301.2 as evidence that the
10    vehicle is operated by or for a person with disabilities or
11    a veteran with a disability;
12        15. Adopting such other traffic regulations as are
13    specifically authorized by this Code; or
14        16. Enforcing the provisions of subsection (f) of
15    Section 3-413 of this Code or a similar local ordinance.
16    (b) No ordinance or regulation enacted under subsections 1,
174, 5, 6, 7, 9, 10, 11 or 13 of paragraph (a) shall be effective
18until signs giving reasonable notice of such local traffic
19regulations are posted.
20    (c) The provisions of this Code shall not prevent any
21municipality having a population of 500,000 or more inhabitants
22from prohibiting any person from driving or operating any motor
23vehicle upon the roadways of such municipality with headlamps
24on high beam or bright.
25    (d) The provisions of this Code shall not be deemed to
26prevent local authorities within the reasonable exercise of



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1their police power from prohibiting, on private property, the
2unauthorized use of parking spaces reserved for persons with
4    (e) No unit of local government, including a home rule
5unit, may enact or enforce an ordinance that applies only to
6motorcycles if the principal purpose for that ordinance is to
7restrict the access of motorcycles to any highway or portion of
8a highway for which federal or State funds have been used for
9the planning, design, construction, or maintenance of that
10highway. No unit of local government, including a home rule
11unit, may enact an ordinance requiring motorcycle users to wear
12protective headgear. Nothing in this subsection (e) shall
13affect the authority of a unit of local government to regulate
14motorcycles for traffic control purposes or in accordance with
15Section 12-602 of this Code. No unit of local government,
16including a home rule unit, may regulate motorcycles in a
17manner inconsistent with this Code. This subsection (e) is a
18limitation under subsection (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of
19the Illinois Constitution on the concurrent exercise by home
20rule units of powers and functions exercised by the State.
21    (e-5) The City of Chicago may enact an ordinance providing
22for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of the roadway
23known as Lake Shore Drive. Twelve months after the installation
24of the noise monitoring system, and any time after the first
25report as the City deems necessary, the City of Chicago shall
26prepare a noise monitoring report with the data collected from



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1the system and shall, upon request, make the report available
2to the public. For purposes of this subsection (e-5), "noise
3monitoring system" means an automated noise monitor capable of
4recording noise levels 24 hours per day and 365 days per year
5with computer equipment sufficient to process the data.
6    (f) A municipality or county designated in Section 11-208.6
7may enact an ordinance providing for an automated traffic law
8enforcement system to enforce violations of this Code or a
9similar provision of a local ordinance and imposing liability
10on a registered owner or lessee of a vehicle used in such a
12    (g) A municipality or county, as provided in Section
1311-1201.1, may enact an ordinance providing for an automated
14traffic law enforcement system to enforce violations of Section
1511-1201 of this Code or a similar provision of a local
16ordinance and imposing liability on a registered owner of a
17vehicle used in such a violation.
18    (h) A municipality designated in Section 11-208.8 may enact
19an ordinance providing for an automated speed enforcement
20system to enforce violations of Article VI of Chapter 11 of
21this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance.
22    (i) A municipality or county designated in Section 11-208.9
23may enact an ordinance providing for an automated traffic law
24enforcement system to enforce violations of Section 11-1414 of
25this Code or a similar provision of a local ordinance and
26imposing liability on a registered owner or lessee of a vehicle



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1used in such a violation.
2(Source: P.A. 98-396, eff. 1-1-14; 98-556, eff. 1-1-14; 98-756,
3eff. 7-16-14; 99-143, eff. 7-27-15.)
4    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
5becoming law.".