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 Bill Status of SB1576  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-EXCESS WEIGHT AG EXEMPT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Neil Anderson - Linda Holmes, Pamela J. Althoff and Steven M. Landek

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jerry Costello, II - Grant Wehrli and David A. Welter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/3-401from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-401
625 ILCS 5/15-301from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-301


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon a declaration by the Governor that an emergency harvest situation exists, a special permit issued by the Department of Transportation shall be required from September 1 through December 31 during harvest season emergencies for a vehicle that exceeds the maximum axle weight and gross limits or a vehicle that exceeds its registered gross weight, provided that the vehicle's axle weight and gross weight do not both exceed 10% above the maximum specified limits, and does not exceed the vehicle's registered gross weight by 10%. Provides that all other restrictions that apply to permits issued shall apply during the declared time period and no fee shall be charged for the issuance of those permits. Provides that the permits issued by the Department are only valid on federal and State highways under the jurisdiction of the Department, except interstate highways. Provides that with respect to highways under the jurisdiction of local authorities, the local authorities may, at their discretion, waive special permit requirements during harvest season emergencies, and set a divisible load weight limit not to exceed 10% of a vehicle's registered gross weight, provided that the vehicle's axle weight and gross weight do not exceed 10% above the maximum specified limits. Provides that any vehicle operating under an emergency harvest permit shall not be in violation of a Section concerning the effect of provisions within the original and renewal of registration Article of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Makes technical changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/28/2017SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/2/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Neil Anderson
  3/2/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/7/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  3/7/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/8/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 015-000-000
  3/8/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 9, 2017
  3/29/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  4/6/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 25, 2017
  4/27/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  4/27/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/28/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/28/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/28/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Steven M. Landek
  5/18/2017HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/23/2017HouseAssigned to Public Utilities Committee
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry Costello, II
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Public Utilities Committee
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  5/24/2017HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David A. Welter
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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