Bill Text: IL SB2028 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Enrolled


Bill Title: Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that each school bus operated by a public or private primary or secondary school transporting students enrolled in grade 12 or below for a school related athletic event or other school approved extracurricular activity shall be registered as a school bus, comply with school bus driver permit requirements, comply with the minimum liability insurance requirements, and comply with all special requirements pertaining to school buses in the Code. Provides that a school bus that operates under the provision may be used to transport passengers other than students if certain conditions are met.

Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill

Status: (Enrolled) 2017-05-24 - Passed Both Houses [SB2028 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB2028-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 adding
5Section 12-825 as follows:
6 (625 ILCS 5/12-825 new)
7 Sec. 12-825. Extra-curricular activities; passengers.
8 (a) Each school bus operated by a public or private primary
9or secondary school transporting students enrolled in grade 12
10or below for a school related athletic event or other school
11approved extracurricular activity shall be registered under
12subsection (a) of Section 3-808 of this Code, comply with
13school bus driver permit requirements under Section 6-104 of
14this Code, comply with the minimum liability insurance
15requirements under Section 12-707.01 of this Code, and comply
16with special requirements pertaining to school buses under this
17Chapter.
18 (b) Each school bus that operates under subsection (a) of
19this Section may be used for the transportation of passengers
20other than students enrolled in grade 12 or below for
21activities that do not involve either a public or private
22educational institution if the school bus driver or school bus
23owner complies with Section 12-806 of this Code and the "SCHOOL

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1BUS" sign under Section 12-802 of this Code is either removed
2or obscured so that it is not visible to other motorists.
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