(625 ILCS 5/6-708)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-708)
Construction and Severability.
(a) This compact shall be liberally construed so as to effectuate the
purposes thereof. The provisions of this compact shall be severable and if
any phrase, clause, sentence or provision of this compact is declared to be
contrary to the constitution of any party state or of the United States or
the applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance
is held invalid, the validity of the remainder of this compact and the
applicability thereof to any government, agency, person or circumstance
shall not be affected thereby. If this compact shall be held contrary to
the constitution of any state party thereto, the compact shall remain in
full force and effect as to the remaining states and in full force and
effect as to the state affected as to all severable matters.
(b) As used in the compact, the term "licensing authority" with
reference to this state, means the Secretary of State. The Secretary of
State shall furnish to the appropriate authorities of any other party state
any information or documents reasonably necessary to facilitate the
administration of Sections 6-702, 6-703 and 6-704 of the compact.
(c) The compact administrator provided for in Section 6-706 of the
compact shall not be entitled to any additional compensation on account of
his service as such administrator, but shall be entitled to expenses
incurred in connection with his duties and responsibilities as such
administrator, in the same manner as for expenses incurred in connection
with any other duties or responsibilities of his office or employment.
(d) As used in the compact, with reference to this state, the term
"executive head" shall mean the Governor.
(e) The phrase "manslaughter or negligent homicide," as used in
subparagraph (1) of paragraph (a) of Section 6-703 of the compact includes
the offense of reckless homicide as defined in Section 9-3 of the Criminal
Code of 1961 or the Criminal Code of 2012, or in any predecessor
statute, as well as the offenses of second degree murder and involuntary
The offense described in subparagraph (2) of paragraph (a) of Section
6-703 of the compact includes any violation of Section 11-501 of this
Code or any similar provision of a local ordinance.
The offense described in subparagraph (4) of paragraph (a) of Section
6-703 of the compact includes any violation of paragraph (a) of Section
11-401 of this Code.
(Source: P.A. 97-1150, eff. 1-25-13.)