Bill Status of HB0218 102nd General Assembly
Short Description: DRIVER'S LICENSE REINSTATEMENT
Rep. Barbara Hernandez - Carol Ammons, Stephanie A. Kifowit and Lakesia Collins
| 3/27/2021||House||Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Secretary of State and the Illinois Supreme Court may work in cooperation to implement a program to reinstate suspended driving privileges. Provides that the program shall be available to citizens of this State who earn less than $50,000 per year and whose driving privileges have been suspended for a period longer than 3 months, but not to persons whose driving privileges have been revoked or suspended for driving under the influence or refusing to submit to drug or alcohol testing. Provides that the program shall include a feature by which persons may apply for relief online through the website of the Secretary or in person at a local Driver Services facility. Provides that a person eligible for relief under the program shall be provided with a daily 10-hour window in which the person may operate the vehicle for transportation to and from work. Provides that if a person granted limited driving privileges drives for 6 months without committing specified violations, then the person shall be eligible for the full restoration of driving privileges upon the payment of a $50 fee and completion of a 4-hour driver's education course. Provides that the Secretary shall develop the driver's education course and offer the course to eligible participants free of charge. Provides that the Secretary and the Illinois Supreme Court shall work in cooperation with local law enforcement, the Illinois State Police, and circuit court clerks to implement the new provisions. Authorizes the Secretary of State to adopt rules. Effective immediately.