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 Bill Status of SB2583  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-CITATIONS-SIGN & DRIVE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Noland - Julie A. Morrison - Kirk W. Dillard

House Sponsors
(Rep. John D'Amico - Mary E. Flowers - Elizabeth Hernandez - Mike Bost - David Harris, Marcus C. Evans, Jr., Dennis M. Reboletti, John D. Anthony and Brian W. Stewart)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/11/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0870

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/3-711from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-711
625 ILCS 5/6-306.4from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.4
625 ILCS 5/6-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601
625 ILCS 5/6-306.3 rep.
725 ILCS 5/110-15from Ch. 38, par. 110-15


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Repeals the Section concerning license as bail. Provides that residents of this State and residents of any other state which is a member of the Nonresident Violator Compact of 1977 who are cited by a police officer for violating a traffic law or ordinance shall have the option of (1) being taken without unnecessary delay before a court of jurisdiction or (2) executing a written promise to comply with the terms of the citation by signing at least one copy of a Uniform Traffic Ticket prepared by the police officer. Provides that the Secretary of State shall suspend the driving privileges of a resident who fails to comply with the executed written promise to comply with the original terms of the citation until the Secretary receives notification by the court of jurisdiction that the person has appeared or otherwise executed the written promise to comply with the terms of the original citation. Amends the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Removes a provision allowing the Supreme Court to include deposit of a chauffeur's or operator's license in the bail schedule for traffic cases. Makes corresponding changes in other portions of the Code.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/3-711from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-711
625 ILCS 5/6-308 new
625 ILCS 5/6-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601
625 ILCS 5/6-803from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-803
625 ILCS 5/6-306.3 rep.
625 ILCS 5/6-306.4 rep.
725 ILCS 5/110-15from Ch. 38, par. 110-15

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the original bill. Repeals the Section concerning procedures for residents of other states. Creates a new Section governing the procedures for all traffic violations. Provides that for a traffic violation that is a petty offense as defined by the Unified Code of Corrections, no bond shall be required and personal recognizance shall be acceptable unless prohibited by law. Provides that the procedure for traffic violations that aren't petty offenses shall be governed by Supreme Court Rules. Provides that if a person fails to appear for a court date, the court shall continue the case for a minimum of 30 days and notify the person at their address of record with the Secretary of State. Provides that if, on the second court date, the person has not appeared, paid in full the amount necessary to satisfy the citation, or satisfied the court that their appearance, through no fault of their own, is impossible, the court shall order the person's license suspended. Provides that this suspension shall be entered by the Secretary of State as a Failure to Appear suspension, and that this suspension may not be lifted, nor any other permit issued to the person, until the satisfaction of the judgment against the person. Amends the Unified Code of Corrections. Provides that the Supreme Court may prescribe a uniform schedule of bail amounts in all but felony offenses. Provides that bail shall not be required for petty offenses.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/6-306.4 rep.
625 ILCS 5/6-803

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the original provisions of the bill. Provides that the new Section stating bond is not required for petty offenses does not apply to business offenses or to violations of the wheel and axle load limits of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that if a person fails to appear on his or her appointed court date, the court may continue the case to notify the person of his or her new court date, rather than requiring the court to continue the case. Removes the original bill's addition of a $50 minimum fine for petty offenses under the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes the original bill's repeal of the Section governing traffic stop procedures and bail for residents of other states. Restores the provision that the bail schedule may require deposit of a chauffeur's or operator's license in addition to 10% of bail. Makes technical changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  5/16/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  5/16/2013SenateFirst Reading
  5/16/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/29/2014SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  2/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  2/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  3/4/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  3/5/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted
  3/20/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  3/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2014
  3/28/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  4/2/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Michael Noland
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Assignments
  4/8/2014SenateSecond Reading
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 9, 2014
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Pursuant to Senate Rule 3-8(b-1), Amendment will remain in the Committee on Assignments.
  4/9/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
  4/9/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/9/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/9/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 3 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  4/10/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/10/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mary E. Flowers
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  4/10/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  4/10/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/10/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/11/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  4/11/2014HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. Mike Bost
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Judiciary
  4/30/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  4/30/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Judiciary
  5/7/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary; by Voice Vote
  5/7/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary; 013-000-000
  5/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Dennis M. Reboletti
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  5/7/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Brian W. Stewart
  5/21/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/22/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  5/22/2014HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Changed to Rep. David Harris
  5/22/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  5/22/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - May 23, 2014
  5/23/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Noland
  5/23/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  5/26/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Criminal Law
  5/27/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Criminal Law; 008-000-000
  5/30/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 058-000-000
  5/30/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/10/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  8/9/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  8/11/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/11/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0870

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