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 Bill Status of SJR0074  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGH SPEED RAIL PROJECT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.

House Sponsors
(Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/9/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

Synopsis As Introduced
Urges Governor Rauner and the Illinois Department of Transportation to build upon the work of the 2013 high speed rail report and immediately task their existing consultants to prepare an investment-grade ridership analysis for distribution to interested parties around the world. Urges Governor Rauner and the Illinois Department of Transportation to seek federal planning funds to help pay for this study and to consider all potential alternatives for a true high speed rail line that would complement all existing Amtrak services. Urges all state agencies to provide any and all assistance to the City of Chicago in implementing this crucial transportation project. Commends Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel for his commitment to building high speed train service between O'Hare International Airport and downtown Chicago and urge all state agencies to provide any and all assistance to the City of Chicago in implementing this crucial transportation project.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/16/2018SenateFiled with Secretary
  5/16/2018SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/21/2018SenateAssigned to Transportation
  5/22/2018SenateWaive Posting Notice
  5/22/2018SenateBe Adopted Transportation; 015-000-000
  5/22/2018SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Secretary's Desk Resolutions May 23, 2018
  5/31/2018SenateResolution Adopted
  5/31/2018HouseArrived in House
  5/31/2018HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  11/9/2018HouseReferred to Rules Committee

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