(720 ILCS 5/10-8)
(from Ch. 38, par. 10-8)
Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel ticket to a minor.
(a) A person commits the offense of unlawful sale of a public conveyance
travel ticket to a minor when the person sells a ticket for travel on any
public conveyance to an unemancipated minor under 17 years of age without
the consent of the minor's parents or guardian for passage to a destination
outside this state and knows the minor's age or fails to take reasonable
measures to ascertain the minor's age.
(b) Evidence. The fact that the defendant demanded, was shown,
and reasonably relied upon written evidence of a person's age in any
transaction forbidden by this Section is competent evidence, and may be
considered in any criminal prosecution for a violation of this Section.
(c) Definition. "Public Conveyance", includes an airplane, boat,
bus, railroad, train, taxicab or other vehicle used for the transportation
of passengers for hire.
(d) Sentence. Unlawful sale of a public conveyance travel ticket to a minor is a
Class C misdemeanor.
(Source: P.A. 86-336