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Full Text of SB0421  100th General Assembly



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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Airport Authorities Act is amended by
5changing Section 8.14 and by adding Section 8.12a as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 5/8.12a new)
7    Sec. 8.12a. Drones. To regulate the movement of drones, as
8defined in Section 5 of the Freedom from Drone Surveillance
9Act, upon the surface of any public airport or in the air above
10the incorporated territory of the authority.
11    (70 ILCS 5/8.14)  (from Ch. 15 1/2, par. 68.8-14)
12    Sec. 8.14. Rules and regulations adopted under and in
13pursuance of the powers granted by Sections 8.10, 8.11, and
148.12, and 8.12a must be contained in an ordinance which shall
15be placed on file in the office of the Authority in typewritten
16or printed form for public inspection not less than 15 days
17before adoption. Such ordinance may prescribe such fines as the
18Board of Commissioners deems appropriate of not less than $1
19nor more than $200, or not less than $100 nor more than $1,000
20for violations concerning the movement of drones, upon
21conviction for each offense, and may provide that, in case of
22continuing violation of any such rule or regulation, each



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1calendar day that such violation continues constitutes a
2separate offense.
3    Notice of the filing of and public hearing upon any
4ordinance prescribing fines or penalties and of the date and
5time for its being publicly heard shall be published one time
6in a newspaper generally circulated within the Authority not
7more than 30 nor less than 15 days prior to the date of such
8hearing. Such ordinance may be amended at the public hearing
9and may be later amended where no new rule or regulation is
10adopted or existing fine or penalty modified, without
11pre-filing or publication of notice prior to the adoption of
12the amendatory ordinance. After adoption, typewritten or
13printed copies of each ordinance of an authority which
14prescribes fines or penalties shall be made available at the
15office of the authority for distribution upon request.
16    All fines, when collected, for violations of any such
17ordinance of an authority shall be paid into its treasury.
18(Source: P.A. 76-968.)