Bill Sponsor
Illinois Senate Bill 125
Session 103rd
Veh Cd-Cannabis In Vehicle
Active
Active
Passed House on May 24, 2024
Sponsors
Democrat
Rachel Ventura
Democrat
Dave Vella
First Action
Jan 24, 2023
Latest Action
Jun 26, 2024
Origin Chamber
Senate
Type
Bill
Bill Number
125
State
Illinois
Session
103rd
Sponsorship by Party
Summary
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the odor of burnt or raw cannabis in a motor vehicle by itself shall not constitute probable cause for the search of a motor vehicle or person. Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adds reference to: 625 ILCS 5/11-502.1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Provides that no driver or passenger, who is a medical cannabis cardholder, a medical cannabis designated caregiver, medical cannabis cultivation center agent, or dispensing organization agent may possess medical cannabis within any area of any motor vehicle upon a highway in this State except in a secured, sealed or resealable, and child-resistant container (rather than a secured, sealed or resealable, odor proof, and child resistant medical cannabis container) that is inaccessible. Provides that no driver or passenger may possess cannabis within any area of any motor vehicle upon a highway in this State except in a secured, sealed or resealable, child-resistant container (rather than a secured, sealed or resealable, odor proof, and child resistant cannabis container) that is inaccessible. Senate Floor Amendment No. 3 Adds reference to: 625 ILCS 5/11-502.1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no driver or passenger, who is a medical cannabis cardholder, a medical cannabis designated caregiver, medical cannabis cultivation center agent, or dispensing organization agent may possess medical cannabis within any area of any motor vehicle upon a highway in this State except in a secured, sealed or resealable, and child-resistant container (rather than a secured, sealed or resealable, odor proof, and child resistant medical cannabis container) that is inaccessible. Provides that no driver or passenger may possess cannabis within any area of any motor vehicle upon a highway in this State except in a secured, sealed or resealable, child-resistant container (rather than a secured, sealed or resealable, odor proof, and child resistant cannabis container) that is inaccessible. Provides that if a motor vehicle is driven or occupied by an individual 21 years of age or over, the odor of burnt or raw cannabis in a motor vehicle by itself shall not constitute probable cause for the search of the motor vehicle, vehicle operator, or passengers in the vehicle. House Floor Amendment No. 2 Deletes reference to: 625 ILCS 5/11-502.1 625 ILCS 5/11-502.15 Adds reference to: 105 ILCS 5/27-24.2 from Ch. 122, par. 27-24.2 105 ILCS 5/27-24.2a 625 ILCS 5/2-112 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-112 625 ILCS 5/6-107.5 625 ILCS 5/6-109 625 ILCS 5/6-117 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-117 625 ILCS 5/6-205 625 ILCS 5/6-206 625 ILCS 5/6-208 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-208 625 ILCS 5/6-301 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-301 625 ILCS 5/6-521 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-521 625 ILCS 5/7-211 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-211 625 ILCS 5/7-503 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-503 625 ILCS 5/11-306 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-306 625 ILCS 5/11-307 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-307 625 ILCS 5/11-501.01 625 ILCS 5/11-501.1 625 ILCS 5/11-703 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-703 625 ILCS 5/11-712 new 625 ILCS 5/11-1425 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1425 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Requires the Secretary of State to include in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication and in adult driver education courses information advising drivers of the laws and best practices for safely sharing the roadway with bicyclists and pedestrians. Provides that advising drivers of the laws and best practices for safely sharing the roadway with bicyclists and pedestrians the examination to test an applicant's ability to read and understand official traffic control devices and knowledge of safe driving practices and the traffic laws of the State may be administered at a Secretary facility, remotely via the Internet, or in a manner otherwise specified by the Secretary of State in administrative rule. Allows the Secretary to destroy a driving record created 20 or more years ago for a person who was convicted of an offense and who did not have an Illinois driver's license if the record no longer contains any convictions or withdrawal of driving privileges due to the convictions. Provides that an offense committed on a military installation may affect whether a person's license is revoked, suspended, or restored. Removes language providing that a driver's license or registration and nonresident's operating privilege shall remain suspended and shall not be renewed nor shall any license or registration be issued to a person until: 2 years have elapsed following the date the driver's license and registrations were suspended and evidence satisfactory to the Secretary that during the period no action for damages arising out of a motor vehicle crash has been properly filed; and after the expiration of 5 years from the date of the crash, the Secretary of State has not received documentation that any action at law for damages arising out of the motor vehicle crash has been filed against the person. Provides that the Secretary shall compile a list of all securities on deposit for one year since the expiration of the applicable statute of limitations (rather than for more than 3 years). Provides that traffic lights shall indicate and apply to bicyclists. Allows bicyclists to proceed across the roadway in the direction of a walk or walking person symbol and shall be given the right of way by the drivers of all vehicles and shall yield the right of way to all pedestrians. Restricts a bicyclist from starting to cross the roadway in the direction of a don't walk or upraised palm symbol. Provides that the operator of a motor vehicle overtaking a bicycle or individual proceeding in the same direction on a highway shall, if another lane of traffic proceeding in the same direction is available, make a lane change into another available lane with due regard for safety and traffic conditions, if practicable and not prohibited by law, before overtaking or passing the bicycle. Prohibits a person from driving a motor vehicle on a pedestrian or bicycle lane, trail, or path designated by an official sign or marking for the exclusive use of bicycles or pedestrians. Allows the Secretary to suspend the driving privileges of and issue a fine of $500 or 50 hours of community service to a driver who operates a commercial motor vehicle that enters a highway rail grade crossing without sufficient space on the other side of highway rail grade crossing to accommodate the vehicle being operated without obstructing the passage of a train or other railroad equipment using the rails. Makes other and conforming changes. Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2024-2025 school year, the driver education course shall also include information pertaining to the best practices for safely sharing the roadway with bicyclists and pedestrians. Effective immediately.
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