The law also requires that school bus owners provide a two-way communication device on buses so drivers can be contacted in case of an emergency.
"When you operate a transportation business, you have a duty of care to your passengers. And so, this is really in that spirit and that letter of the law, and it's important that we have this in Illinois . You never know when an emergency will come up," said Quinn.
The secretary of state's office says if a child is left on a school bus, it will move to suspend the driver.