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