Bill Text: IL SB0534 | 2021-2022 | 102nd General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a school bus owner may affix to the school bus a sign displaying the fines a driver may incur if the driver passes a school bus while: (i) the school bus is stopped and the stop signal arm is extended; or (ii) the school bus is stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging pupils. Provides that the sign may be affixed to the back of the school bus or to the stop arm signal.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Republican 7-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2022-01-12 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sue Rezin [SB0534 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2021-SB0534-Introduced.html


102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2021 and 2022
SB0534

Introduced 2/23/2021, by Sen. Dale Fowler

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
625 ILCS 5/12-803 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-803

Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a school bus owner may affix to the school bus a sign displaying the fines a driver may incur if the driver passes a school bus while: (i) the school bus is stopped and the stop signal arm is extended; or (ii) the school bus is stopped for the purpose of receiving or discharging pupils. Provides that the sign may be affixed to the back of the school bus or to the stop arm signal.
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A BILL FOR

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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
5changing Section 12-803 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/12-803) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-803)
7 Sec. 12-803. (a) Each school bus shall be equipped with a
8stop signal arm on the driver's side of the school bus that may
9be operated either manually or mechanically. For each school
10bus manufactured on and after September 1, 1992, the stop
11signal arm shall be an octagon shaped semaphore that conforms
12to 49 C.F.R. 571.131, "SCHOOL BUS PEDESTRIAN SAFETY DEVICES",
13S5.1 through S5.5.
14 (b) Each school bus manufactured prior to September 1,
151992 shall be equipped with a stop signal arm that conforms to
16standards promulgated by the Department.
17 (c) A school bus owner may affix to the school bus a sign
18displaying the fines a driver may incur under subsection (f)
19of Section 11-1414 if the driver passes a school bus while: (i)
20the school bus is stopped and the stop signal arm is extended;
21or (ii) the school bus is stopped for the purpose of receiving
22or discharging pupils. The sign may be affixed to the back of
23the school bus or to the stop arm signal.

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1(Source: P.A. 88-415.)
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