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When Ridesharing Comes to Main Street

By Dave Baron
December
2017
Article
Page 28
Illinois and its municipalities have taken various approaches to regulating the popular and rapidly evolving mode of passenger transportation. Here's a look at state and local ridesharing regulation.

New airline passenger protections may be on the way

July
2017
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Airline Passenger Protection Act, if passed, would prohibit involuntary removal of a passenger from aircrafts except for specific circumstances.

Criminal penalties established for the transportation of more than a certain amount of beer, wine, or spirits into the state without a license

December
2016
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
Any person, without a valid license to do so, who transports from out-of-state into Illinois 108 liters (28.53 gallons) or more of wine, 45 liters (11.88 gallons) or more of distilled spirits, or 118 liters (31.17 gallons) of beer shall be guilty of a Class 4 felony for each offense.

Bikes on Illinois roadways - does the law need a tune-up?

By Matthew Hector
July
2016
LawPulse
Page 12
Some say antiquated Illinois tort law creates a disincentive for municipalities to create safer, bike-friendly roadways.

Maximum speed limit increased on some toll highways

December
2015
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority amended the State Toll Highway Rules pursuant to Pub. Act 98-1126 and Pub. Act 98-1128. 92 Ill. Adm. Code 2520 (eff. Aug. 28, 2015).

“For-profit ridesharing arrangement” redefined to exclude transportation network company services

July
2015
Illinois Law Update
Page 18
The Ridesharing Arrangements Act has amended its definition under paragraph (b) as to what constitutes a "for-profit ridesharing arrangement."

Newly-created task force on sustainable transportation funding

April
2015
Illinois Law Update
Page 16
This new law creates the Task Force on Sustainable Transportation Funding. Section 15 describes the duties of the Task Force. Such duties include...

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