Public Act 093-0860
HB4833 Enrolled LRB093 16042 DRH 44055 b

    AN ACT concerning vehicles.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 18b-101 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/18b-101)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18b-101)
    Sec. 18b-101. Definitions. Unless the context otherwise
clearly requires, as used in this Chapter:
    "Air mile" means a nautical mile, which is equivalent to
6,076 feet or 1,852 meters. Accordingly, 100 air miles are
equivalent to 115.08 statute miles or 185.2 kilometers.
    "Commercial motor vehicle" means any self propelled or
towed vehicle used on public highways in interstate and
intrastate commerce to transport passengers or property when
the vehicle has a gross vehicle weight, a gross vehicle weight
rating, a gross combination weight, or a gross combination
weight rating of 10,001 or more pounds; or the vehicle is used
or designed to transport more than 15 passengers, including the
driver; or the vehicle is designed to carry 15 or fewer
passengers and is operated by a contract carrier transporting
employees in the course of their employment on a highway of
this State; or the vehicle is used or designed to transport
between 9 and 15 passengers, including the driver, for direct
compensation, if the vehicle is being operated beyond a radius
of 75 air miles (86.3 statute miles or 138.9 kilometers) from
the driver's normal work reporting location; or the vehicle is
used in the transportation of hazardous materials in a quantity
requiring placarding under the Illinois Hazardous Materials
Transportation Act. This definition shall not include farm
machinery, fertilizer spreaders, and other special
agricultural movement equipment described in Section 3-809 nor
implements of husbandry as defined in Section 1-130;
    "Direct compensation" means payment made to the motor
carrier by the passengers or a person acting on behalf of the
passengers for the transportation services provided, and not
included in a total package charge or other assessment for
highway transportation services;
    "Officer" means Illinois State Police Officer;
    "Person" means any natural person or individual,
governmental body, firm, association, partnership,
copartnership, joint venture, company, corporation, joint
stock company, trust, estate or any other legal entity or their
legal representative, agent or assigns.
(Source: P.A. 91-179, eff. 1-1-00; 92-108, eff. 1-1-02.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/4/2004