(430 ILCS 85/2-6)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4056)
(a) The Director, after consultation with the Board at a meeting of the Board, shall promulgate and formulate definitions, rules
and regulations for the safe installation, repair, maintenance, use, operation, training standards for operators,
and inspection of all amusement rides and amusement attractions as the
Director finds necessary for the protection of
the general public using amusement rides and amusement attractions. These rules and standards shall be adopted pursuant to the procedures set forth in the Illinois Administrative Procedure Act. The rules shall be
based upon generally accepted engineering standards and shall be concerned
with, but not necessarily limited to, engineering force stresses, safety
devices, and preventive maintenance. Whenever such standards are available
in suitable form they may be incorporated by reference. The rules shall
provide for the reporting of accidents and injuries incurred from the operation
of amusement rides or amusement attractions.
In addition to the permit fee herein provided, the Director may promulgate
rules to establish a schedule of fees for inspections.
(b) After consultation with the Board, the Director is authorized to adopt by reference, in whole or in part, any code, standard, or bulletin issued by a nationally or internationally recognized organization, such as the Consumer Product Safety Commission or ASTM International, after a finding that the adoption of the code, standard, or bulletin would promote the purposes of this Act.
(Source: P.A. 98-541, eff. 8-23-13.)