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Full Text of SB0992  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced 2/8/2007, by Sen. Antonio Munoz - Emil Jones, Jr.


625 ILCS 5/11-500   from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-500

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs.

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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 Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5 Section 11-500 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/11-500)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-500)
7     Sec. 11-500. Definitions. For the the purposes of
8 interpreting Sections 6-206.1 and 6-208.1 of this Code, "first
9 offender" shall mean any person who has not had a previous
10 conviction or court assigned supervision for violating Section
11 11-501, or a similar provision of a local ordinance, or a
12 conviction in any other state for a violation of driving while
13 under the influence or a similar offense where the cause of
14 action is the same or substantially similar to this Code or any
15 person who has not had a driver's license suspension for
16 violating Section 11-501.1 within 5 years prior to the date of
17 the current offense, except in cases where the driver submitted
18 to chemical testing resulting in an alcohol concentration of
19 0.08 or more, or any amount of a drug, substance, or compound
20 in such person's blood or urine resulting from the unlawful use
21 or consumption of cannabis listed in the Cannabis Control Act,
22 a controlled substance listed in the Illinois Controlled
23 Substances Act, or an intoxicating compound listed in the Use



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1 of Intoxicating Compounds Act and was subsequently found not
2 guilty of violating Section 11-501, or a similar provision of a
3 local ordinance.
4 (Source: P.A. 90-43, eff. 7-2-97; 90-779, eff. 1-1-99.)