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 Bill Status of HB3944  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-MOTORCYCLE ACCENT LIGHT

House Sponsors
Rep. Thomas M. Bennett - Bill Mitchell - Anthony DeLuca - Tim Butler - John M. Cabello, Jehan Gordon-Booth, Keith R. Wheeler, Katherine Cloonen, Patrick J. Verschoore, Daniel V. Beiser, Brandon W. Phelps, Lawrence Walsh, Jr., Mike Smiddy, Grant Wehrli, Michael D. Unes, Martin J. Moylan, Patricia R. Bellock and Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. David Koehler - Gary Forby - Wm. Sam McCann - Linda Holmes - Donne E. Trotter, Darin M. LaHood, Thomas Cullerton, Dave Syverson, John G. Mulroe, Pat McGuire, Michael Connelly, William Delgado, Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant, Melinda Bush, Jim Oberweis and Tim Bivins)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0242

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-209.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a motorcycle may be equipped with auxiliary accent lights, including standard bulb running lights and light emitting diode pods and strips. Provides that the auxiliary accent lights shall not be red or white or oscillating, rotating, or flashing lights. Defines "auxiliary accent light".

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/12-209.5
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/12-218 new

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a motorcycle registered in this State may be equipped with, and a person operating the motorcycle may use, standard bulb running lights or light-emitting diode pods and strips as auxiliary lighting to protect the driver. Provides limitations to the use of auxiliary lighting on motorcycles. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/27/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  2/27/2015HouseFirst Reading
  2/27/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/4/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  3/5/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anthony DeLuca
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jehan Gordon-Booth
  3/11/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith R. Wheeler
  3/12/2015HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/18/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katherine Cloonen
  3/18/2015HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  3/18/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/18/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tim Butler
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence Walsh, Jr.
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Smiddy
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Grant Wehrli
  4/17/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael D. Unes
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Thomas M. Bennett
  4/20/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/21/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  4/22/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/22/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/22/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John M. Cabello
  4/22/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/23/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/23/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patricia R. Bellock
  4/23/2015HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  4/23/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  4/23/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 28, 2015
  4/23/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
  4/24/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  4/27/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/28/2015SenateFirst Reading
  4/28/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/29/2015SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/29/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton
  4/30/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. John G. Mulroe
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  5/6/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/11/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Connelly
  5/12/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William Delgado
  5/12/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jennifer Bertino-Tarrant
  5/13/2015SenateDo Pass Transportation; 016-000-000
  5/13/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2015
  5/14/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  5/18/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 19, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
  5/20/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  5/20/2015SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  5/20/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  5/20/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/18/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  8/3/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  8/3/2015HouseEffective Date August 3, 2015
  8/3/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0242

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