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I guess Illinois has a law that has already passed senate to put in place mandatory helmet law......

anyone else heard this?
 

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here in indiana, our (not so) beloved governor, has said he prefers to wear a helmet, but says that he has no plans to ever have a mandatory helmet law......we'll see
 

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here is a copy of the proposed bill

96TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2009 and 2010
SB1351


Introduced 2/10/2009, by Sen. Donne E. Trotter


SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:

625 ILCS 5/11-1404 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1404
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to require every operator and passenger on a motorcycle, motor driven cycle, or motorized pedalcycle to wear a helmet that meeter federal safety standards.


LRB096 04258 AJT 16888 b





A BILL FOR


SB1351 LRB096 04258 AJT 16888 b

1 AN ACT concerning transportation.

2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3 represented in the General Assembly:

4 Section 5. The Illinois Vehicle Code is amended by changing
5 Section 11-1404 as follows:

6 (625 ILCS 5/11-1404) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1404)
7 Sec. 11-1404. Special equipment for persons riding
8 motorcycles, motor driven cycles, or motorized pedalcycles.
9 (a) The operator and every passenger of a motorcycle, motor
10 driven cycle, or motorized pedalcycle must wear a helmet, which
11 meets the requirements of Federal Motor Vehicle Safety Standard
12 No. 218, and must and every passenger thereon shall be
13 protected by glasses, goggles, or a transparent shield.
 

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So everybody in IL has sent Sen. Donne E. Trotter a nasty-gram already, right? And you let your own Rep know your feelings too, right?
 

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Yep - and even tho I'm not a resident of that gawdfersaken place any more, ABATE of IL still gets my membership dues.
 

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