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Public Act 102-0513


Public Act 0513 102ND GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 102-0513
HB3881 EnrolledLRB102 11464 CPF 16798 b

    AN ACT concerning safety.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Illinois Hazardous Materials Transportation
Act is amended by changing Section 3 as follows:
    (430 ILCS 30/3)  (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 700-3)
    Sec. 3. Unless the context otherwise clearly requires, as
used in this Act:
    "Commerce" means trade, traffic, commerce or
transportation within the State;
    "Department" means the Illinois Department of
    "Discharge" means leakage, seepage, or other release;
    "Hazardous material" means a substance or material in a
quantity and form determined by the United States Department
of Transportation to be capable of posing an unreasonable risk
to health and safety or property when transported in commerce;
    "Knowingly" means a person has actual knowledge of the
facts giving rise to the violation or a reasonable person
acting in the circumstances and exercising due care would have
such knowledge;
    "Law Enforcement Officials" means the Illinois State
Police or any duly authorized employees of a local
governmental agency who are primarily responsible for
prevention or detection of crime and enforcement of the
criminal code and the highway and traffic laws of this State or
any political subdivision of such State;
    "Local road" means any State or local highway except for
(i) a highway with 4 or more lanes, or (ii) an interstate
    "Person" means any natural person or individual,
governmental body, firm, association, partnership,
copartnership, joint venture, company, corporation, joint
stock company, trust, estate or any other legal entity or
their legal representative, agent or assigns;
    "Transports" or "transportation" means any movement of
property over the highway and any loading, unloading or
storage incidental to such movement.
(Source: P.A. 90-263, eff. 7-30-97.)
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/20/2021