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 Bill Status of SB0540  95th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-SPEED LIMIT 65 MPH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John M. Sullivan - Gary Forby - Michael W. Frerichs

House Sponsors
(Rep. Robert F. Flider - William B. Black - Jim Sacia - Rich Brauer, David Reis, Mike Bost and Jim Watson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  10/19/2007SenateTotal Veto Stands

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-601


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, unless some other speed restriction has been established under the Code, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is 65 miles per hour. Effective January 1, 2008.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/11-602

Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Department of Transportation may not alter the speed limits on an access-controlled highway to exceed 55 miles per hour for vehicles of the second division weighing 8,001 pounds or more.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/8/2007SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/21/2007SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/5/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation
  3/6/2007SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/7/2007SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 007-002-000
  3/7/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2007
  3/8/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/8/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 13, 2007
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  3/29/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael W. Frerichs
  3/29/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 045-010-001
  3/30/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/30/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  4/9/2007HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/27/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  5/8/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Drivers Education & Safety Committee; 010-001-000
  5/9/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  5/22/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  5/23/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/23/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 090-022-000
  5/23/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/29/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  6/21/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/20/2007SenateGovernor Vetoed
  10/2/2007SenatePlaced Calendar Total Veto October 2, 2007
  10/2/2007SenateMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Sen. John M. Sullivan
  10/2/2007Senate3/5 Vote Required
  10/2/2007SenateOverride Governor Veto - Senate Passed 039-010-001
  10/4/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Total Veto October 10, 2007
  10/5/2007HouseMotion Filed Override Governor Veto Rep. Robert F. Flider
  10/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Watson
  10/10/2007House3/5 Vote Required
  10/10/2007HouseOverride Governor Veto - House Lost 057-053-001
  10/19/2007SenateTotal Veto Stands

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