As used in this Act, the term:
     “Access area” means any paved walkway or sidewalk that is within 50 feet of any automated teller machine. The term does not include any street or highway open to the use of the public or any adjacent sidewalk.

Terms Used In Illinois Compiled Statutes 205 ILCS 695/5

  • State: when applied to different parts of the United States, may be construed to include the District of Columbia and the several territories, and the words "United States" may be construed to include the said district and territories. See Illinois Compiled Statutes 5 ILCS 70/1.14

     “Access device” has the same meaning as set forth in Federal Reserve Board Regulation E, 12 C.F.R. Part 205, promulgated pursuant to the federal Electronic Fund Transfer Act, 15 U.S.C. Section 1601, et seq.
     “Automated teller machine” means any electronic information processing device located in this State that accepts or dispenses cash in connection with a credit, deposit or convenience account. The term does not include devices used (i) solely to facilitate check guarantees or check authorizations, (ii) in connection with the acceptance or dispensing of cash on a person-to-person basis, including by store cashier, or (iii) for payment in connection with the purchase of goods or services.
     “Candlefoot power” means the light intensity of candles on a horizontal plane at 36 inches above ground level and 5 feet in front of the area to be measured.
     “Control” of an access area or defined parking area means to have the present authority to determine how, when and by whom the access area is to be maintained, lighted, and landscaped.
     “Customer” means a natural person to whom an access device has been issued for personal, family, or household use.
     “Defined parking area” means that portion of any parking area open for customer parking that is:
        (1) Contiguous to an access area with respect to an
    
automated teller machine;
        (2) Regularly, principally, and lawfully used for
    
parking by users of the automated teller machine while conducting automated teller machine transactions during the hours of darkness; and
        (3) Owned or controlled by the operator of the
    
automated teller machine or by the party leasing the automated teller machine site to the operator. The term does not include any parking area that (i) is not open or regularly used for parking by users of the automated teller machine who are conducting automated teller machine transactions during the hours of darkness or (ii) is physically closed to access or is marked by conspicuous signs indicating that it is closed. If a multiple-level parking area satisfies the conditions of this paragraph and would therefore otherwise be a defined parking area, only the single parking level deemed by the operator of the automated teller machine to be the most directly accessible to the users of the automated teller machine shall be a defined parking area.
    "Financial institution" means a state or federally chartered bank, savings and loan association, savings bank, or credit union.
     "Hours of darkness" means the period that begins 30 minutes after sunset and ends 30 minutes before sunrise.
     "Operator" means any financial institution or other business entity or any other person who operates an automated teller machine, but does not include any person or entity whose primary function is to provide for the exchange, transfer or dissemination of electronic fund transfer data, including, without limitation, any network or switch established under the Electronic Fund Transfer Act.
     "Public road" means any public right of way, including, but not limited to, structures, sidewalks, facilities, and appurtenances incidental thereto.