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HB3794 Enrolled                                LRB9212531RCgc

 1        AN ACT in relation to 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
 5    changing Section 6-601 as follows:

 6        (625 ILCS 5/6-601) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601)
 7        Sec. 6-601.  Penalties. (a) It is a petty offense for any
 8    person to violate any  of  the  provisions  of  this  Chapter
 9    unless  such  violation  is by this Code or other law of this
10    State declared to be a misdemeanor or a felony.
11        (b)  General penalties. Unless another penalty is in this
12    Code or other laws of this State, every person convicted of a
13    petty offense for the violation  of  any  provision  of  this
14    Chapter shall be punished by a fine of not more than $500.
15        (c)  Unlicensed driving. Except as hereinafter provided a
16    violation of Section 6-101 shall be:
17        1.   A Class A misdemeanor if the person failed to obtain
18    a driver's license or permit after expiration of a period  of
19    revocation.
20        2.  A Class B misdemeanor petty offense if the person has
21    been  issued a driver's license or permit, which has expired,
22    and if the period of expiration is greater than  one  year  6
23    months;  or  if  the  person has never been issued a driver's
24    license or permit, or is not qualified to obtain  a  driver's
25    license  or permit because of his age; the minimum fine shall
26    be $50.
27        If a licensee under this Code is convicted  of  violating
28    Section  6-101  for  operating  a motor vehicle during a time
29    when such licensee's driver's license was invalid  under  the
30    provisions  of  Section  6-110,  then  conviction  under such
31    circumstances shall be punishable by a fine of not more  than
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 1    $25.
 2        If  a  licensee under this Code is convicted of violating
 3    Section 6-303 for operating a motor  vehicle  during  a  time
 4    when such licensee's driver's license was suspended under the
 5    provisions of Section 6-306.3, then such act shall be a petty
 6    offense  (provided the licensee has answered the charge which
 7    was the basis of the suspension under Section  6-306.3),  and
 8    there   shall   be  imposed  no  additional  like  period  of
 9    suspension as provided in paragraph (b) of Section 6-303.
10        Any person convicted of a violation of  subsection  6  of
11    Section  6-301 shall be guilty of a Class B C misdemeanor and
12    shall be imprisoned for not less than 7 days.
13    (Source: P.A. 85-992.)

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