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Full Text of HB0656  95th General Assembly


Sen. Emil Jones Jr.

Filed: 10/3/2007





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 656 by replacing
3 everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4     "Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by
5 changing Section 12-610 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/12-610)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-610)
7     Sec. 12-610. Headset receivers.
8     (a) Except as provided under Section 11-1403.3, no no
9 driver of a motor vehicle on the highways of this State shall
10 wear headset receivers while driving.
11     (b) This Section does not prohibit the use of a headset
12 type receiving equipment used exclusively for safety or traffic
13 engineering studies, by law enforcement personnel on duty, or
14 emergency medical services and fire service personnel.
15     (c) This Section does not prohibit the use of any single
16 sided headset type receiving and transmitting equipment



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1 designed to be used in or on one ear which is used exclusively
2 for providing two-way radio vocal communications by an
3 individual in possession of a current and valid novice class or
4 higher amateur radio license issued by the Federal
5 Communications Commission and an amateur radio operator
6 special registration plate issued under Section 3-607 of this
7 Code.
8     (d) This Section does not prohibit the use of a
9 single-sided headset or earpiece with a cellular or other
10 mobile telephone.
11 (Source: P.A. 92-152, eff. 7-25-01.)".