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Full Text of HB0960  94th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2005 and 2006


Introduced 2/3/2005, by Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios


625 ILCS 5/12-604   from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-604

    Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a motor vehicle equipped with visual media technology other than a navigational system (rather than a motor vehicle equipped with a television receiver) may not be operated on a highway if the viewer or screen is located where it is visible from the driver's seat and is activated. Effective January 1, 2006.

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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 12-604 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/12-604)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-604)
7     Sec. 12-604. Visual media technology Television receivers.
8     (a) No motor vehicle operated on the highways of this State
9 shall be equipped with visual media technology, other than a
10 navigational system, including but not limited to a portable
11 DVD or VCR player or a laptop computer containing an internal
12 DVD player television broadcast receiver equipment so located
13 that the viewer or screen is visible from the driver's seat and
14 is activated.
15     (b) A visual display device permitted under this Section
16 shall be attached to the vehicle in a manner that meets all
17 applicable federal motor vehicle dash safety standards.
18     (c) This Section does not prohibit the use of
19 television-type receiving equipment used exclusively for
20 safety or traffic engineering studies.
21 (Source: P.A. 88-415.)
22     Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect January
23 1, 2006.