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 Bill Status of HB5854  101st General Assembly

Short Description:  ICC-TOWING DATABASE

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/18c-1204from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-1204

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Transportation Division of the Illinois Commerce Commission shall establish a statewide database of all towed vehicles. Provides that: the database shall integrate with existing law enforcement databases; the database shall have a vehicle identification number validation feature to permit only valid vehicle identification numbers to be submitted to the database; the database shall include the name of the tow company that took possession of the vehicle; and the database shall be available to the public. Provides that, before taking possession of a vehicle, a tow company shall submit electronically to the towed vehicle database the vehicle identification number and license plate number of the vehicle. Provides that a tow company that fails to comply may not collect any fees related to the vehicle. Provides that a tow company that commits a third violation is subject to the revocation of its license.

DateChamber Action
  10/19/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  11/10/2020HouseFirst Reading
  11/10/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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