Illinois State House District 89 issued the following announcement on Aug. 12.
State Representative Andrew Chesney announced he has been appointed to the newly formed Move Over Task Force as House Republican Leader Jim Durkin’s sole appointee.
“Following the penalty enhancements to Scott’s Law made this Spring, I am honored to be appointed by Leader Durkin to work on issues regarding causations of violations of Scott’s Law and ways to protect law enforcement and emergency responders,” said Chesney.
“We owe a great debt of gratitude to law enforcement and first responders to do everything we can, from a policy perspective, to try to keep them out of harm’s way on our roadways,” Chesney continued. “I look forward to continuing this work.”
The Task Force appointees receive no compensation for their work and their report will be due January 1, 2020.
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