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Full Text of SB0673  95th General Assembly



SB0673 Engrossed LRB095 05148 LCT 25219 b

1     AN ACT concerning vehicles.
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 adding
5 Section 11-1514.5 as follows:
6     (625 ILCS 5/11-1514.5 new)
7     Sec. 11-1514.5. Bicycle riding events.
8     (a) Bicycle riding events, whether for charitable,
9 fundraising, or tourism purposes, that are held fully or
10 partially on a highway shall not be unlawful when a riding
11 event has been approved by the State or local authorities on a
12 highway under their respective jurisdictions. Approval of
13 bicycle highway riding events shall be granted only under
14 conditions that assure reasonable safety for all participants,
15 spectators, and other highway users.
16     (b) By agreement with the approving authority,
17 participants in an approved bicycle highway riding event may be
18 exempted from compliance with any traffic laws that would
19 otherwise be applicable, provided that traffic control is
20 adequate to assure the safety of all highway users.