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Public Act 095-0338




Public Act 095-0338
SB0140 Enrolled LRB095 05136 LCT 25207 b

    AN ACT concerning vehicles.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
Section 12-610.1 as follows:
    (625 ILCS 5/12-610.1)
    Sec. 12-610.1. Wireless telephones.
    (a) As used in this Section, "wireless telephone" means a
device that is capable of transmitting or receiving telephonic
communications without a wire connecting the device to the
telephone network.
    (b) A person under the age of 19 18 years who holds an
instruction permit issued under Section 6-105 or 6-107.1, or a
person under the age of 19 18 years who holds a graduated
license issued under Section 6-107, may not drive a vehicle on
a roadway while using a wireless phone.
    (c) This Section does not apply to a person under the age
of 19 18 years using a wireless telephone for emergency
purposes, including, but not limited to, an emergency call to a
law enforcement agency, health care provider, fire department,
or other emergency services agency or entity.
(Source: P.A. 94-240, eff. 7-15-05.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2008