91st General Assembly
Summary of SB1153
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Short description: 
VEH CD-OBSTRUCT RR CROSSING                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.  Defines a  "minor  alteration"      
   for  purposes  of the authority of the Illinois Commerce Commission to      
   order minor alterations of any  railroad  crossing  on  a  highway  or      
   public  road  to  preserve or promote the safety or convenience of the      
   public.  Provides for, after an investigation and determination by the      
   Illinois Commerce Commission, the offense of chronic obstruction of  a      
   grade  crossing  by  a railroad within the Chicago switching district.      
   Provides for a Class C misdemeanor for a first offense and a  Class  B      
   misdemeanor  for  a  second  or  subsequent offense, with a fine 3          
   times the amount of the fine  for  the  previous  offense.   Effective      
          FISCAL NOTE (Illinois Commerce Commission)                           
          No specific estimate of these additional revenues can be made        
          at this time.                                                        
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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