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AN ACT concerning transportation.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 12-610.2 as follows:
(625 ILCS 5/12-610.2)
Electronic communication devices.
(a) As used in this Section:
"Electronic communication device" means an electronic
device, including but not limited to a hand-held wireless
telephone, hand-held personal digital assistant, or a portable
or mobile computer, but does not include a global positioning
system or navigation system or a device that is physically or
electronically integrated into the motor vehicle.
(b) A person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway
while using an electronic communication device.
(b-5) A person commits aggravated use of an electronic
communication device when he or she violates subsection (b) and
in committing the violation he or she was involved in a motor
vehicle accident that results in great bodily harm, permanent
disability, disfigurement, or death to another and the
violation was a proximate cause of the injury or death.
(c) A second or subsequent violation of this Section is an