102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
Introduced 1/5/2022, by Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "immediate hazard".
Provides instances in which an individual operating a bicycle approaching
a stop sign may proceed through the intersection without stopping at the
A BILL FOR
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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 11-1511.5 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/11-1511.5 new)
Operation of bicycle approaching a stop
(a) As used in this Section, "immediate hazard" means a
an intersection at a proximity and rate of
speed sufficient to indicate to a reasonable person that
is a danger of collision or accident.
(b) Except as provided in subsection (c), an individual
operating a bicycle approaching
a stop sign may proceed
through the intersection without stopping at the stop sign if:
(1) the individual slows to a reasonable speed; and
(2) yields the right-of-way to:
(i) any pedestrian within the intersection or an
(ii) other traffic within the intersection; and
(iii) oncoming traffic that poses an immediate
hazard during the time the individual is
through the intersection.