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 Bill Status of HB5897  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dan Brady - Al Riley

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Jason A. Barickman )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0747

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-113from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-113
625 ILCS 5/6-201

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that special restricted licenses issued allowing individuals that use vision aid arrangements other than standard eyeglasses or contact lenses to operate a motor vehicle during nighttime hours shall be valid for a period of 48 months instead of 12. Provides that this license shall be cancelled if the license holder does not submit annual certification from an ophthalmologist or optometrist that his or her vision has not changed.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the original bill. Replaces certifications from medical examiners with vision specialist reports. Provides that the Secretary of State may cancel a special restricted license for nighttime driving if the license holder violates any provision of the Illinois Vehicle Code during nighttime hours or is involved in a motor vehicle accident during nighttime hours for which the license holder is at fault.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dan Brady
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/13/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Dan Brady
  3/13/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/26/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/26/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 010-000-000
  3/27/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/9/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/10/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Al Riley
  4/10/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/10/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 29, 2014
  4/10/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Jason A. Barickman
  4/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  5/7/2014SenateDo Pass Judiciary; 009-000-000
  5/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 8, 2014
  5/12/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/23/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/16/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/16/2014HouseEffective Date January 1, 2015
  7/16/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0747

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