91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1298
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VEH CD-TRUCKS-LOADS SECURED                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that no person  shall      
   operate  or  cause  to  be operated, on a highway, any second division      
   vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds  or  more      
   loaded  with  certain  materials in any place other than the vehicle's      
   cargo area. Requires tailgates on  certain  vehicles  to  be  in  good      
   repair  and  closed  securely.   Provides  that  when a police officer      
   determines that a load may escape or fall from a vehicle, the  officer      
   shall require the vehicle operator to secure the load.                      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 2.                                                 
        Provides that the materials must be stored in the cargo  area          
   (rather than in the cargo container).                                       
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0858

   Last action date: 00-06-22

           Location: Senate

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


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