Bill Text: IL HB3293 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that whenever a school bus is operated for the purpose of transporting passengers other than persons in connection with an activity of the school or religious organization which owns the bus or whenever a school district or a school bus company under contract with a school district discards a school bus through sale or donation, the "SCHOOL BUS" signs and any other insignia or words indicating that the vehicle is a school bus shall be removed, covered, or concealed, the stop signal arm and flashing signal system shall not be operable through normal controls, and the bus shall be painted a color different from the colors required for a school bus under the Code.

Spectrum: Slight Partisan Bill (Democrat 7-3)

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-05-31 - Passed Both Houses [HB3293 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-HB3293-Enrolled.html



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1 AN ACT concerning transportation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5Section 12-806 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/12-806) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-806)
7 Sec. 12-806. Identification, stop signal arms and special
8lighting when not used as a school bus.
9 (a) Except as provided in Section 12-806a, whenever a
10school bus is operated for the purpose of transporting
11passengers other than persons in connection with an activity of
12the school or religious organization which owns the school bus
13or for which the school bus is operated, the "SCHOOL BUS" signs
14shall be covered or concealed and the stop signal arm and
15flashing signal system shall not be operable through normal
16controls.
17 (b) If a school district, religious organization, vendor of
18school busses, or school bus company whose main source of
19income is contracting with a school district or religious
20organization for the provision of transportation services in
21connection with the activities of a school district or
22religious organization, discards through either sale or
23donation, a school bus to an individual or entity that is not

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1one of the aforementioned entities above, then the recipient of
2such school bus shall be responsible for immediately removing,
3covering, or concealing the "SCHOOL BUS" signs and any other
4insignia or words indicating the vehicle is a school bus,
5rendering inoperable or removing entirely the stop signal arm
6and flashing signal system, and painting the school bus a
7different color from those under Section 12-801 of this Code.
8(Source: P.A. 84-1311.)
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