91st General Assembly
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Short description: 
AMUSEMENT RIDER SAFETY ACT                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Creates the Amusement Rider Safety Act.  Requires an                   
   owner  of an amusement facility, amusement park, or temporary carnival      
   to post signs that include the location of the station  for  reporting      
   an  injury  or  accident  and  the  location  of  a first aid station.      
   Provides that the owner shall post a sign at each amusement ride  that      
   states   operational  instructions,  safety  guidelines,  and  certain      
   warnings as to rider responsibilities.  Permits the operator of a ride      
   to prevent a rider who is perceived to be unable to safely ride due to      
   a physical or mental condition, or under the influence of  alcohol  or      
   drugs, from boarding or riding an amusement ride.  Requires an injured      
   rider  to  file a written report of injury before leaving the park and      
   provides exceptions.    Establishes  various  classes  of  misdemeanor      
   penalties.  Effective immediately.                                          
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          New Act                                                              
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          430 ILCS 85/2-6                 from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 4056          
        Deletes everything.   Amends  the  Carnival and  Amusement  Rides      
   Safety  Act  to  add  a  caption  to the  Section  concerned  with the      
   promulgation of rules and regulations by the Carnival-Amusement Safety      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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