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      04-20-2009, 12:09 PM   #1
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Illinois Tint Law *Changing*

Fellow wrongly-persecuted IL residents,

It seems our Nazi state has finally come to grips with the archaic and ridiculous policy of not allowing a single percentage of tint on the front windows of automobiles.

HB3325 has proposed the following changes;

35% tint all around except on windshield or at most 50% tint on front windows if rears are tinted darker than 35%.

Click here for HB3325

Call your representative and senator. Senator Link, 847.735.8181, and tell them you are in favor of them passing this bill. I did this morning and encourage all of you to do the same.

It's about time this gets changed and I know the guys up North, ie Chicago and surrounding areas have it worse than I do around STL. However, they are getting much worse lately in southern Illinois and I have even been ticketed when I was in Chicago as well.

I strongly encourage any and all who care to make their voice heard. Earlier this month the House passed this bill 117-0. That tells you something when not one single rep was against this change. Now we just have to get it through the Senate. Internet rumors suggest this bill will be passed, but it still won't hurt to voice your opinion on this topic which has given us all so much needless grief.
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Great news!!
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Awesome news, I'll call today!
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Going to post this over in E90 section. Great news!!!
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Good idea!
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i just got a ticket for 35% tints all around
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i just got a ticket for 35% tints all around
Mad gay. Sorry to hear that.

Call your Senator or the one I listed to voice your displeasure!
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I got a ticket too and it made me remove it, its about time they change it

I'll get a little bit more than the minimum, how could they check what percentage you have btw?
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I got a ticket too and it made me remove it, its about time they change it

I'll get a little bit more than the minimum, how could they check what percentage you have btw?
There is a plus or minus 5% provision I believe.
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*Update*

For anyone still following, HB3325 is on the agenda for the Transportation committee tomorrow April 28, 4:00 pm.

Good to see it is moving along.
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I think we got it!!! Can someone please confirm?

So if so max I could do all around except front windshield is 35%???
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I think we got it!!! Can someone please confirm?

So if so max I could do all around except front windshield is 35%???
Got what? What are you implying.

Yes, max all around is 35% +/- 5%. Or 50% on front and as dark as you want on back.
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Bill is still making it's way through the Senate! Just got approved by the Transportation sub-committee.
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I don't know if anyone is following this thread but I will keep updating it. Fighting the good fight!

The bill has been amended but the provision of 35% all around still stands. It is on it's third reading in the Senate. Which is a good sign.
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I got a ticket for tint this past Wednesday when I was downtown

Not to mention I have 40%. Wish this would move along sooner!
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I'm jealous of you guys (and other states) NJ does not even allow drivers and passenger side tints. Dumb draconian state.
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5/21/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-003-000



Going back to the House though since the Senate made a few changes..
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5/21/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 047-003-000



Going back to the House though since the Senate made a few changes..
Yup! Glad to see others are following it. I check it daily!

Looks like we will have ourselves some pig relief before long.
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Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
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Yup! Glad to see others are following it. I check it daily!

Looks like we will have ourselves some pig relief before long.

I could use some swine relief.
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