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Full Text of SB0515  100th General Assembly


Sen. William R. Haine

Filed: 11/13/2018





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 515 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 1. Short Title. This Act may be cited as the
5Statewide Relocation Towing Licensure Commission Act of 2018.
6    Section 5. The Statewide Relocation Towing Licensure
8    (a) The Statewide Relocation Towing Licensure Commission
9is created.
10    (b) Within 60 days after the effective date of this Act,
11the members of the Commission shall be appointed with the
12following members:
13        (1) one member of the General Assembly, appointed by
14    the President of the Senate;
15        (2) one member of the General Assembly, appointed by
16    the Minority Leader of the Senate;



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1        (3) one member of the General Assembly, appointed by
2    the Speaker of the House of Representatives;
3        (4) one member of the General Assembly, appointed by
4    the Minority Leader of the House of Representatives;
5        (5) the Mayor of the City of Chicago, or his or her
6    designee;
7        (6) the Secretary of Transportation, or his or her
8    designee;
9        (7) the Director of State Police, or his or her
10    designee;
11        (8) two members of the public who represent the towing
12    industry, appointed by the President of the Professional
13    Towing and Recovery Operators of Illinois;
14        (9) two members of the public who represent the
15    property casualty insurance industry, appointed by the
16    Executive Director of the Illinois Insurance Association;
17        (10) the President of the Illinois Municipal League, or
18    his or her designee;
19        (11) the President of the Illinois Sheriffs'
20    Association, or his or her designee;
21        (12) the Cook County State's Attorney, or his or her
22    designee;
23        (13) the Chairman of the Illinois Commerce Commission,
24    or his or her designee;
25        (14) the President of the Northwest Municipal
26    Conference, or his or her designee; and



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1        (15) a member knowledgeable in auto financing, and
2    holds a valid license under the Consumer Installment Loan
3    Act, appointed by the Secretary of Financial and
4    Professional Regulation.
5    (c) The members of the Commission shall receive no
6compensation for serving as members of the Commission.
7    (d) The Illinois Commerce Commission shall provide
8administrative and other support to the Commission.
9    Section 10. Meetings.
10    (a) Each member of the Commission shall have voting rights
11and all actions and recommendations shall be approved by a
12simple majority vote of the members.
13    (b) The Commission shall meet no less than 3 times before
14the report described in Section 15 is filed.
15    (c) At the initial meeting, the Commission shall elect one
16member as a Chairperson, through a simple majority vote, who
17shall thereafter call any subsequent meetings.
18    Section 15. Reporting.
19    (a) No later than December 31, 2019, the Commission shall
20submit a report to the Governor and to the General Assembly,
21which shall include, but is not limited to:
22        (1) an evaluation of the current towing laws in this
23    State;
24        (2) a recommendation for an appropriate towing



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1    licensure program for this State;
2        (3) a review of all potential litigation costs for an
3    owner of an impounded vehicle, a towing company, and a
4    county or municipality; and
5        (4) any other matters the Commission deems necessary.
6    (b) The report to the General Assembly shall be filed with
7the Clerk of the House of Representatives and the Secretary of
8the Senate in electronic form only, in the manner that the
9Clerk and the Secretary shall direct.
10    Section 20. Repealer. This Act is repealed on January 1,
12    Section 999. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
13becoming law.".