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Public Act 095-0873




Public Act 095-0873
HB4736 Enrolled LRB095 15223 DRH 41204 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Roadside Memorial Act is amended by changing
Section 15 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 125/15)
    Sec. 15. Participation in the Roadside Memorial program.
    (a) A qualified relative of a victim may make a request for
the installation of a memorial marker in a supporting
jurisdiction using an application developed by the supporting
jurisdiction. The supporting jurisdiction shall have sole
responsibility for determining whether a request for a DUI
memorial marker is rejected or accepted.
    (b) An application for a DUI memorial marker may be
submitted by a qualified relative with regard to any crash that
occurred on or after January 1, 1990 2003.
    (c) If there is any opposition to the placement of a DUI
memorial marker by any qualified relative of any decedent
involved in the crash, the supporting jurisdiction shall deny
the request.
    (d) The supporting jurisdiction shall deny the request or,
if a DUI memorial marker has already been installed, may remove
the marker, if the qualified relative has provided false or
misleading information in the application.
    (e) The qualified relative shall agree not to place or
encourage the placement of flowers, pictures, or other items at
the crash site.
    (f) A DUI memorial marker shall not be erected for a
deceased driver involved in a fatal crash who is shown by
toxicology reports to have been in violation of State DUI law,
unless the next of kin of any other victim or victims killed in
the crash consent in writing to the erection of the memorial
(Source: P.A. 95-398, eff. 1-1-08.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/21/2008