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Full Text of HB3412  95th General Assembly



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1     AN ACT concerning transportation.
2     Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the Taxi
5 Safety Act of 2007.
6     Section 5. Requirements for the operation of taxicabs.
7     (a) The taxi driver's picture, the taxi driver's license or
8 registration number, and the taxicab medallion number or an
9 exterior identification number must be posted in a visible
10 location in each cab.
11     (b) There must be posted in a visible location in each
12 taxicab a telephone number for a passenger to call if the taxi
13 driver is operating the taxicab in a reckless manner.
14     (c) If a taxi driver collides with a pedestrian while
15 operating a taxicab, resulting in bodily injury, then any
16 responding law enforcement officers must test the taxi driver
17 for drug and alcohol use.
18     Section 20. Home rule. A home rule unit may not regulate
19 the operation of taxicabs in a manner that is less restrictive
20 than the regulation by the State of the operation of taxicabs
21 under this Act. This Section is a limitation under subsection
22 (i) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution on



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1 the concurrent exercise by home rule units of powers and
2 functions exercised by the State.