Ridesharing Arrangements Act.

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(625 ILCS 30/1) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 901)

Sec. 1. This Act shall be known and may be cited as the Ridesharing Arrangements Act.

(Source: P.A. 82-656.)


(625 ILCS 30/2) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 902)

Sec. 2. (a) "Ridesharing arrangement" means the transportation by motor vehicle of not more than 16 persons (including the driver):

  • (1) for purposes incidental to another purpose of the driver, for which no fee is charged or paid except to reimburse the driver or owner of the vehicle for his operating expenses on a nonprofit basis; or
  • (2) when such persons are travelling between their homes and their places of employment, or places reasonably convenient thereto, for which (i) no fee is charged or paid except to reimburse the driver or owner of the vehicle for his operating expenses on a nonprofit basis, or (ii) a fee is charged in accordance with the provisions of Section 6 of this Act.

(b) "For-profit ridesharing arrangement" means a ridesharing arrangement for which a fee is charged in accordance with Section 6 of this Act, and does not include transportation network company services under the Transportation Network Providers Act.

(Source: P.A. 98-1173, eff. 6-1-15.)


(625 ILCS 30/3) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 903)

Sec. 3. No ridesharing arrangement, whether or not a fee is charged, shall be subject to regulation by the Illinois Commerce Commission.

(Source: P.A. 83-1091.)


(625 ILCS 30/4) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 904)

Sec. 4. Persons participating in a ridesharing arrangement are not thereby relieved of compliance with The Illinois Safety Responsibility Law contained in Chapter 7 of The Illinois Vehicle Code.

(Source: P.A. 83-1091.)


(625 ILCS 30/5) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 905)

Sec. 5. No unit of local government, whether or not it is a home rule unit, may:

(1) license or regulate ridesharing arrangements;

(2) impose any tax or fee upon the owner or operator of a motor vehicle because of its use in a ridesharing arrangement;

(3) prohibit or regulate the charging of fees for ridesharing arrangements in accordance with Section 6 of this Act.

This Act is declared to be a denial and limitation of the powers of home rule units pursuant to paragraph (g) of Section 6 of Article VII of the Illinois Constitution.

(Source: P.A. 83-1091.)


(625 ILCS 30/6) (from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 906)

Sec. 6. (a) The operator of a ridesharing arrangement may charge his or her passengers a fee in excess of the amount required to reimburse the operator for his or her expenses, if:

  • (1) the operator makes no more than 2 round trips per day in the course of operating any ridesharing arrangement;
  • (2) any passenger so charged is a person whom the operator has agreed to transport in advance of such person presenting himself or herself at the pickup point; and
  • (3) the operator complies with Sections 6-106.4, 12-707 and 12-707.01 of the Illinois Vehicle Code.

(b) A for-profit ridesharing arrangement may, but need not, be organized as a sole proprietorship, or as any other appropriate form of business entity.

(Source: P.A. 91-357, eff. 7-29-99.)

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