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 1        AN ACT to amend the Carnival and Amusement  Rides  Safety
 2    Act.

 3        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 4    represented in the General Assembly:

 5        Section 5.  The Carnival and Amusement Rides  Safety  Act
 6    is amended by changing Section 2-6 as follows:

 7        (430 ILCS 85/2-6) (from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4056)
 8        Sec.  2-6.  Promulgation  of rules and regulations by the
 9    Board;  public  hearing.  The  Board  shall  promulgate   and
10    formulate  definitions,  rules  and  regulations for the safe
11    installation,  repair,  maintenance,   use,   operation   and
12    inspection  of  all amusement rides and amusement attractions
13    as the Board  finds  necessary  for  the  protection  of  the
14    general   public   using   amusement   rides   and  amusement
15    attractions. The rules shall be based upon generally accepted
16    engineering standards and shall be concerned  with,  but  not
17    necessarily  limited  to,  engineering force stresses, safety
18    devices, and preventive maintenance. Whenever such  standards
19    are  available  in  suitable form they may be incorporated by
20    reference. The rules  shall  provide  for  the  reporting  of
21    accidents   and  injuries  incurred  from  the  operation  of
22    amusement rides or amusement attractions. In addition to  the
23    permit fee herein provided, the Board may promulgate rules to
24    establish a schedule of fees for inspections.
25        Before   adopting,   modifying   or   amending  any  rule
26    consistent with and necessary for  the  enforcement  of  this
27    Act, the Director or Board shall hold a public hearing on the
28    proposed  rule,  modification  or  amendment  to a  rule. Any
29    interested person may appear and be heard at the hearing,  in
30    person  or  by  agent or counsel. The Director shall give the
31    news media notice of each hearing at least 30 days in advance
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 1    of the hearing date and shall make available a  copy  of  the
 2    proposed  rule, or modification or amendment to a rule to any
 3    person requesting same. The provisions of this Section are in
 4    addition to all other existing requirements pertaining to the
 5    promulgation of administrative rules and regulations.
 6    (Source: P.A. 83-1240.)

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