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92_HB1039enr HB1039 Enrolled LRB9207252MWcd 1 AN ACT concerning public accomodations. 2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 3 represented in the General Assembly: 4 Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the 5 Motorcyclist Public Accommodation Act. 6 Section 5. Definition. As used in this Act, "place of 7 public accommodation" means a business, accommodation, 8 refreshment, entertainment, recreation, or transportation 9 facility of any kind, whether licensed or not, whose goods, 10 services, facilities, privileges, advantages, or 11 accommodations are extended, offered, sold, or otherwise made 12 available to the public. By way of example, but not of 13 limitation, "place of public accommodation" includes 14 facilities of the following types: inns, hotels, motels, 15 restaurants, cafes, eating establishments, taverns, 16 roadhouses, barber shops, department stores, clothing stores, 17 shoe stores, bathrooms, restrooms, theaters, skating rinks, 18 parking lots and garages, golf courses and driving ranges, 19 concerts, cemeteries, railroads, buses, airplanes, street 20 cars, boats, swimming pools, and other places of public 21 accommodation and amusement. 22 Section 10. Violation. 23 (a) It is a violation of this Act for any person to 24 restrict an individual's access to, admission to, or use of a 25 place of public accommodation solely because the individual 26 operates a motorcycle. 27 (b) This Section does not prohibit a person from 28 restricting an individual's access to, admission to, or use 29 of a place of public accommodation because the individual's 30 conduct poses a risk to the health, safety, or property of HB1039 Enrolled -2- LRB9207252MWcd 1 another. 2 Section 15. Penalty. 3 (a) A person who violates this Act commits a petty 4 offense. 5 (b) In addition to any other penalties that may be 6 imposed for a violation of this Act, a person whose access 7 to, admission to, or use of a place of public accommodation 8 is restricted because of a violation of this Act is entitled 9 to the following relief in a civil action against the person 10 who committed the violation: 11 (1) either (i) actual damages or (ii) statutory 12 damages of $500, whichever is greater, for each 13 violation; 14 (2) appropriate injunctive relief to enjoin future 15 violations; and 16 (3) costs and reasonable attorney's fees. 17 (c) Each day that a violation of this Act takes place 18 constitutes a separate violation for purposes of assessing 19 penalties or damages.
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