(625 ILCS 5/6-803)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-803)
Procedure for issuing jurisdiction.
(a) When issuing a citation
for a traffic violation, a police officer shall issue the citation
to a motorist who possesses a valid driver's license issued by a party
and shall not, subject to paragraph (b) of this
Section, require the motorist to post collateral to secure appearance, if
the officer receives the motorist's personal recognizance to comply with
the terms of the citation.
(b) Personal recognizance is acceptable only if not prohibited by law.
If mandatory appearance is required, it must take place according to law,
following issuance of the citation.
(c) Upon failure of a motorist to comply with the terms of a traffic citation,
the appropriate official shall report the failure to comply, in a manner
prescribed by the Secretary, to the licensing authority of the jurisdiction
in which the traffic citation was issued. The report shall be made in accordance
with procedures specified by the Secretary and shall contain information
as specified by the Secretary as minimum requirements for effective processing
by the home jurisdiction.
(d) Upon receipt of the report, the Secretary shall transmit to the licensing
authority in the home jurisdiction of the motorist the information in a
form and content as contained in the Compact Manual.
(e) The Secretary may not suspend the privileges of a motorist for whom
a report has been transmitted, under the terms of this Compact, to another
(f) The Secretary shall not transmit a report on any violation if the
date of transmission is more than 6 months after the date on which the traffic
citation was issued.
(g) The Secretary shall not transmit a report on any violation where the
date of issuance of the citation predates the most recent of the effective
dates of entry for the two jurisdictions affected.
(Source: P.A. 100-674, eff. 1-1-19