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Full Text of HB4736  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 5. The Roadside Memorial Act is amended by changing
5 Section 15 as follows:
6     (605 ILCS 125/15)
7     Sec. 15. Participation in the Roadside Memorial program.
8     (a) A qualified relative of a victim may make a request for
9 the installation of a memorial marker in a supporting
10 jurisdiction using an application developed by the supporting
11 jurisdiction. The supporting jurisdiction shall have sole
12 responsibility for determining whether a request for a DUI
13 memorial marker is rejected or accepted.
14     (b) An application for a DUI memorial marker may be
15 submitted by a qualified relative with regard to any crash that
16 occurred on or after January 1, 1990 2003.
17     (c) If there is any opposition to the placement of a DUI
18 memorial marker by any qualified relative of any decedent
19 involved in the crash, the supporting jurisdiction shall deny
20 the request.
21     (d) The supporting jurisdiction shall deny the request or,
22 if a DUI memorial marker has already been installed, may remove
23 the marker, if the qualified relative has provided false or



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1 misleading information in the application.
2     (e) The qualified relative shall agree not to place or
3 encourage the placement of flowers, pictures, or other items at
4 the crash site.
5     (f) A DUI memorial marker shall not be erected for a
6 deceased driver involved in a fatal crash who is shown by
7 toxicology reports to have been in violation of State DUI law,
8 unless the next of kin of any other victim or victims killed in
9 the crash consent in writing to the erection of the memorial
10 marker.
11 (Source: P.A. 95-398, eff. 1-1-08.)
12     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13 becoming law.