Bill Status of HB6151 99th General Assembly
Short Description: VEH CD-DATA RECORDING DEVICES
Rep. Brian W. Stewart
| 1/10/2017||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a manufacturer of a vehicle equipped with a data recording device must disclose the presence of the data recording device and its functions in the owner's manual. Defines a data recording device as a device that: (1) records the vehicle's speed or direction of travel; (2) records the vehicle's location; (3) records steering performance; (4) records brake performance including, but not limited to, whether brakes were applied before an accident; (5) records the driver's seat belt status; or (6) has the ability to transmit information concerning an accident to a central communications system. Provides that data recorded by a data recording device may be accessed only: (1) with the owner's consent; (2) by court order; (3) for the purpose of researching motor vehicle safety provided the identity of the driver is not disclosed; (4) by a vehicle dealer or repairer for the purpose of diagnosing, servicing, or repairing the vehicle; or (5) according to a subscription service. Provides that these provisions apply only to vehicles manufactured or data recording devices installed on or after the effective date of the amendatory Act.