92nd General Assembly
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   20 ILCS 2605/2605-117 new                                                   
   50 ILCS 705/7             from Ch. 85, par. 507                             
   625 ILCS 5/12-603.1       from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-603.1                    
   725 ILCS 5/108-1          from Ch. 38, par. 108-1                           

        Amends the Illinois Vehicle  Code.   Deletes  language  providing      
   that  no  vehicle  and  no driver or passenger of any vehicle shall be      
   stopped or searched by any law enforcement officer solely on the basis      
   of a violation or suspected violation of the  seatbelt  provisions  of      
   the  Code. Provides that, prior to January 1, 2002, any person  who is      
   stopped solely for violating the seat belt  provisions  shall  receive      
   only  a  verbal or written warning. Provides that enforcement of the        
   seat belt provisions shall be conducted in a manner calculated to save      
   lives and not in any manner that results in harassment of the citizens      
   of this State. Requires State and local law enforcement officers, from      
   January 1, 2002 until 4 years after the effective date of this amenda-      
   tory Act, to record the race or ethnicity of the violator whenever an       
   officer issues a uniform traffic citation or warning citation.              
   Requires that on and after January 1, 2002, all citations produced for      
   use by State and local law enforcement officers shall list certain          
   racial and ethnic groups. Requires the Secretary of State to conduct a      
   study on whether there is discrimination in the enforcement of the          
   Illinois Vehicle Code and to report his or her findings to the Gover-       
   nor and the General Assembly by May 1 or 2003, 2004, 2005, and 2006.        
   Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that on and         
   after January 1, 2002, a law enforcement officer is no longer prohib-       
   ited from stopping a vehicle solely for violating the provisions            
   governing seat belts. Amends the Department of State Police Law of          
   the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois and the Illinois Police           
   Training Act to require the Department of State Police to provide           
   sensitivity training for State Police officers and certain other law        
   enforcement officers concerning racial and ethnic differences.              
   Effective immediately.                                                      
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