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Driver’s licenses of child welfare employees must be verified -PA 094-0943

November
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 584
In order to ensure the safety of children being transported by a "direct child welfare service employee," the Illinois General Assembly amended section 5c of the Child and Family Services Act. 20 ILCS 505/5c. 

Federal regulations adopted regarding driver service hours

June
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 284
92 Ill Adm Code 395 has been amended by the Illinois Department of Transportation, which has integrated the regulations that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration began using via 70 FR 49978, as of August 25, 2005. 

Minimum levels of financial responsibility for Illinois drivers altered

February
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 68
The Illinois Department of Transportation has added new sections to Part 387 of Title 92, 92 Ill Adm Code 387, that will be effective as of November 10, 2005. 

New grounds for driver’s license suspension

January
2006
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
Effective october 7, 2005, the Secretary of State added a new section to Part 1040 of

Guidelines for the storage and dissemination of driver’s license images

November
2005
Illinois Law Update
Page 564
In Part 1030 of Title 92, 92 Ill Adm Code 1030, the Secretary of State (Secretary) has added a new section to clarify the regulations regarding the use and distribution of images that are obtained by the Secretary.

Pre-conviction suspension or revocation of driver’s licenses and permits clarified

November
2005
Illinois Law Update
Page 564
The Illinois Secretary of State has amended Part 1040 of Title 92, 92 Ill Adm Code 1040. 

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 und

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.''

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