Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person riding a bicycle is an intended and permitted user of any highway in Illinois except for a highway on which bicycle use has been specifically prohibited by law and the prohibition is indicated by appropriate signage. Provides that the new language does not create liability for any public entity for the failure to remedy any surface condition of a public right-of-way that is hazardous to a person riding a bicycle if that surface condition is not hazardous to a motor vehicle. Provides that, except as expressly provided by law, the new language does not impose an obligation to further improve existing public rights-of-way, or to maintain them to a higher standard, for use by bicycles.
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Session Sine Die
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Julie Hamos
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ricca Slone
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Elaine Nekritz
Co-Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry Osterman
Referred to Rules Committee
Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
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