(625 ILCS 5/18a-700)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18a-700)
(a) The provisions of this Chapter
apply to all the activities of relocators and operators in any counties
of 1,000,000 or more and in any county of less than 1,000,000 which adopts
regulation under this Chapter as provided in this Section.
(b) Any operation of a relocator or operator involving the removal or
storage of a given vehicle which takes place in any part in a regulated
county shall subject all the activities of the relocator and operator
involving that vehicle to regulation under this Chapter, except operations
which take place entirely within the territory of a city, village or
incorporated town excluded from this Chapter under paragraph (d).
(c) Any county of under 1,000,000 may elect to be covered under this
Chapter by the adoption of a resolution by the County Board, approved by a
majority of its members, providing that the county shall be subject to this
Chapter. The county clerk shall certify to the Commission that the County
Board has adopted the resolution. The Commission shall certify to such
County Board an effective date for the applicability of this Chapter in
such county. Such effective date shall be no earlier than 30 days from
certification to the County Board nor later than 6 months from such
certification or the beginning of the next fiscal year, whichever is last.
(d) Cities, villages and incorporated towns in counties to which the
provisions of this Chapter apply may, by resolution adopted by a majority
of the members of the corporate authorities and filed with the County Clerk
of such county and with the Illinois Commerce Commission, choose to be
excluded from the provisions of this Chapter. Upon the filing of such
resolution, the provisions of this Chapter shall not be applicable to
operations of relocators or operators which take place entirely within the
territory of such city, village or incorporated town.
(Source: P.A. 86-492.)