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Articles on Driver's License

Clarification of requirements for issuing, denying, canceling, suspending, and revoking driver training school licenses November 2004 Illinois Law Update, Page 568 The Illinois Secretary of State recently adopted amendments to 92 Ill Adm Code 1060. 
A pending traffic citation and complaint for “driving while license revoked” tolls the 3-year statute of limitations under §3-7(c) of the Criminal Code, and “aggravated driving while license revoked” constitutes the same conduct as misdemeanor offense under same section. November 2003 Illinois Law Update, Page 550 On August 7, 2003, the Appellate Court of Illinois, Second District, reversed the order of the Circuit Court of DuPage County dismissing the indictment filed against the defendant for aggravated driving while license revoked and remanded the cause for further proceedings.
Suspension, revocation, or cancellation of licenses May 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 232 On February 21, 2002, the Illinois Secretary of State adopted an emergency amendment to section 1040 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1040.
Issuance of licenses January 2002 Illinois Law Update, Page 14 On September 24, 2001, the Illinois Office of the Secretary of State adopted an emergency amendment to section 1030 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1030.
New DUI, Traffic Laws Stiffen Penalties By Larry A. Davis December 2001 Article, Page 651 Three new acts increase the penalty for driving while revoked and DUI offenses.
Crackdown on abuse of handicapped-parking placards; H.B. 846 August 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 398 The General Assembly approved a measure to decrease abuse of handicapped-parking placards. The measure would narrow the definition of "person with disabilities."
Increased penalties for driving on a revoked or suspended license; H.B. 2266 August 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 398 The General Assembly has also approved a measure that would increase penalties for persons convicted of driving with a suspended or revoked driver's license.
Parents to be notified if minor receives traffic ticket ; S.B. 627 August 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 398 Senate Bill 627 would create a traffic ticket parent notification pilot program in DuPage, Kendall and Sangamon Counties beginning on January 1, 2002, and ending on December 31, 2003.
Secretary of state may deny driver’s license to minors charged in connection with serious auto accidents; H.B. 2161 August 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 398 Under House Bill 2161, a person under the age of 18 charged with a violation of the Illinois Vehicle Code or Criminal Code of 1961 arising out of a serious auto accident may be denied a driver's license.
Bill would revoke driving privileges after prison term for reckless homicide; S.B. 602 July 2001 Illinois Law Update, Page 342 The General Assembly has approved legislation that would temporarily revoke the driver's licenses of individuals who are convicted of reckless homicide.
Legislation gives courts resources to keep track of multiple offenders of traffic laws; P.A. 91-716 November 2000 Illinois Law Update, Page 624 Under newly enacted amendments to the Illinois Vehicle Code, courts will have the resources to crack down on motorists who repeatedly violate traffic laws and take advantage of court supervision.
New requirement for issuance of licenses November 2000 Illinois Law Update, Page 624 On August 10, 2000, the Illinois Secretary of State adopted an emergency amendment to section 1030 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1030.
Commercial driver training schools September 2000 Illinois Law Update, Page 500 On June 2, 2000, the Illinois Secretary of State adopted emergency amendments to section 1060 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1060.
Suspensions for toll violations or evasions September 2000 Illinois Law Update, Page 500 On June 2, 2000, the Illinois Secretary of State adopted an emergency amendment, which added a new section, to section 1040 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1040.
Summary Suspension Hearings: Shifting the Burden of Proof to the State By J. Brick Van Der Snick March 2000 Article, Page 156 How to establish a prima facie case in a DUI rescission hearing and thus oblige the state to justify the suspension.
New limits for issuance of commercial driver’s licenses February 2000 Illinois Law Update, Page 68 On November 8, 1999, the Illinois Secretary of State adopted amendments to section 1030 of the Illinois Administrative Code. 92 Ill Adm Code 1030.
Ignition Interlock Device Laws Expanded; PA 91-127 September 1999 Illinois Law Update, Page 460 First-time DUI offenders "may petition the circuit court of venue for a Judicial Driving Permit (JUP)...to relieve undue hardship.''