Bill Text: IL SB0836 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that if the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency operates a motor vehicle inspection station or contracts with one or more parties to operate an inspection station on its behalf, the Agency shall locate the station so that the owners of vehicles subject to inspection reside within 5 (rather than 12) miles of an official inspection station.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 5-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-08-04 - Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments [SB0836 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0836-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB0836

Introduced 2/1/2017, by Sen. John G. Mulroe

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
625 ILCS 5/13C-10

Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that if the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency operates a motor vehicle inspection station or contracts with one or more parties to operate an inspection station on its behalf, the Agency shall locate the station so that the owners of vehicles subject to inspection reside within 5 (rather than 12) miles of an official inspection station.
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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 changing
5Section 13C-10 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/13C-10)
7 Sec. 13C-10. Program.
8 (a) The Agency shall establish a program to begin February
91, 2007, to reduce the emission of pollutants by motor
10vehicles. This program shall be a replacement for and
11continuation of the program established under the Vehicle
12Emissions Inspection Law of 1995, Chapter 13B of this Code.
13 At a minimum, this program shall provide for all of the
14following:
15 (1) The inspection of certain motor vehicles every 2
16 years, as required under Section 13C-15.
17 (2) The establishment and operation of official
18 inspection stations.
19 (3) The designation of official test equipment and
20 testing procedures.
21 (4) The training and supervision of inspectors and
22 other personnel.
23 (5) Procedures to assure the correct operation,

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1 maintenance, and calibration of test equipment.
2 (6) Procedures for certifying test results and for
3 reporting and maintaining relevant data and records.
4 (7) The funding of alternate fuel rebates and grants as
5 authorized by Section 30 of the Alternate Fuels Act.
6 (b) The Agency shall provide for the operation of a
7sufficient number of official inspection stations to prevent
8undue difficulty for motorists to obtain the inspections
9required under this Chapter. In the event that the Agency
10operates inspection stations or contracts with one or more
11parties to operate inspection stations on its behalf, the
12Agency shall endeavor to: (i) locate the stations so that the
13owners of vehicles subject to inspection reside within 5 12
14miles of an official inspection station; and (ii) have
15sufficient inspection capacity at the stations so that the
16usual wait before the start of an inspection does not exceed 15
17minutes.
18(Source: P.A. 98-24, eff. 6-19-13.)
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