|Public Act 098-0506|
|HB1247 Enrolled||LRB098 06640 MLW 36683 b|
AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 12-610.2 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/12-610.2)
Electronic communication devices.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Electronic communication device" means an electronic
device, including but not limited to a
personal digital assistant, or a portable
or mobile computer
while being used for the purpose of
composing, reading, or sending an electronic message
, but does
not include a global positioning system or navigation system or
a device that is physically or electronically integrated into
the motor vehicle.
"Electronic message" means a self-contained piece of
digital communication that is designed or intended to be
transmitted between physical devices. "Electronic message"
includes, but is not limited to electronic mail, a text
message, an instant message, a digital photograph, a video, or
a command or request to access an Internet site.
(b) A person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway