State Representative from Freeport appointed to the Move Over Task Force

FREEPORT (WREX) — A State Representative in the stateline has been appointed to the new Move Over Task Force.

Andrew Chesney (R-Freeport) says he been appointed to the task force as an appointee of House Republican Leader Jim Durkin.

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.

Gov. Pritzker signed legislation creating the Move Over Task Force last month in Rockford.

The task force will study the issue of violations of Scott’s Law, disabled vehicle law, and stationary authorized emergency vehicle law, with attention to the causes of the violations and ways to protect law enforcement and emergency responders. Members of the Task Force must serve without compensation and must meet no fewer than three times.

To see a full breakdown of who will make up the task force, click here.

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