92nd General Assembly
Summary of HB2244
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Short description: 
VEH CD-DISPLAY OF SIGNS                                                    

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides  that  a  municipality      
   may  place  and display along or over a highway a sign or banner that:      
   honors community or  student  achievements  and  bears  no  commercial      
   advertising;  is  no  larger  than  30  square  feet in size; does not      
   obstruct traffic or the view of the driver of any vehicle; and remains      
   in place no more than 30 days.  Provides that  the  municipality  must      
   obtain the approval of the Department of Transportation before placing      
   a  sign along or over any highway under the Department's jurisdiction.      
   Provides that the Department must respond to a municipality's  request      
   for  approval  within  7  days  after receiving it.  Effective July 1,      
        HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                 
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          625 ILCS 5/12-208               from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-208         
        Amends the Illinois  Vehicle  Code.   Provides  that  an  antique      
   vehicle  may  display  a  blue  light  or  lights of up to one inch in      
   diameter as part of the vehicle's rear stop  lamp  or  lamps.  Deletes      
   July 1, 2002 effective date.                                                
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   0


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