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Full Text of HB0331  101st General Assembly


Rep. Thaddeus Jones

Filed: 4/9/2019





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 331, AS AMENDED, by
3replacing everything after the enacting clause with the
5    "Section 1. Short title; references to Act. This Act may be
6cited as the Expressway Camera Act.
7    References to Act. This Act may be referred to as the
8Tamara Clayton Expressway Camera Act.
9    Section 5. Camera program.
10    (a) The Illinois State Police, the Illinois Department of
11Transportation, and the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority
12shall work together to conduct a program to increase the amount
13of cameras along expressways in Cook County.
14    (b) Images from the cameras may be used by any municipal
15police department, county sheriff's office, State Police
16officer, or other law enforcement agency with jurisdiction over



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1the expressway in Cook County in the investigation of any
2offense involving the use of a firearm and to detect expressway
3hazards. Images from the cameras shall not be used to enforce
4petty offenses.
5    (c) Subject to appropriation, any funds needed to conduct
6the program for use on expressways under the jurisdiction of
7the Department of Transportation shall be taken from the Road
9    (d) As used in this Section, "expressway" has the meaning
10provided in Section 1-119.3 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.
11    Section 90. Repeal. This Act is repealed on July 1, 2023.".