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 Bill Status of SB3139  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-PROPANE TRUCK WT LIMITS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Wm. Sam McCann - Andy Manar

House Sponsors
(Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer - David Reis - John D. Cavaletto - Dwight Kay - Mike Bost, Wayne Rosenthal, Bill Mitchell, Charles E. Meier, Donald L. Moffitt, David R. Leitch, Keith P. Sommer, Rich Brauer, Chad Hays, John D. Anthony, Adam Brown, Katherine Cloonen, Michael W. Tryon and Josh Harms)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/15/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0956

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/15-111from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-111


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that until May 1, 2014, vehicle weight limits do not apply to a commercial motor vehicle used primarily in the transportation of propane winter heating fuel. Provides that a vehicle is not permitted to cross a bridge with posted weight restrictions if the vehicle exceeds the posted weight limit. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the weight limit exception for commercial motor vehicles used primarily in the transportation of propane winter heating fuel is limited to vehicles weighing no more than 97,000 pounds.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that upon and during a declaration by the Governor of an emergency propane supply disaster: (1) a truck not in combination, equipped with a cargo tank, used exclusively for the transportation of propane or liquefied petroleum gas may, when laden, transmit upon the road surface, except when on part of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, the following maximum weights: 22,000 pounds on a single axle; 40,000 pounds on a tandem axle; 40,000 pounds gross weight on a 2-axle vehicle; 54,000 pounds gross weight on a 3-axle vehicle; (2) a truck when in combination with a trailer equipped with a cargo tank used exclusively for the transportation of propane or liquefied petroleum gas may, when laden, transmit upon the road surface, except when on part of the National System of Interstate and Defense Highways, the following maximum weights: 22,000 pounds on a single axle; 40,000 pounds on a tandem axle; 90,000 pounds gross weight on a 5 or 6-axle vehicle. Provides that these vehicles, when operating under this declaration, are not subject to the bridge formula.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  2/11/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/11/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2014SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  3/25/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/26/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 014-000-000
  3/26/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 27, 2014
  4/4/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/4/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  4/7/2014SenateSecond Reading
  4/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 8, 2014
  4/7/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 014-000-000
  4/8/2014SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/8/2014SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; McCann
  4/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  4/8/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Andy Manar
  4/8/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  4/9/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/9/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. C.D. Davidsmeyer
  4/9/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/9/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/28/2014HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/6/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 014-000-000
  5/7/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/13/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/20/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  5/20/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dwight Kay
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Wayne Rosenthal
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles E. Meier
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith P. Sommer
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Chad Hays
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Anthony
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael W. Tryon
  5/20/2014HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Josh Harms
  6/18/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  8/15/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  8/15/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  8/15/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0956

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