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 Bill Status of HB0813  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  GRADE CROSSING PROTECTION

House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel, Deb Conroy, Michelle Mussman, Deanne M. Mazzochi and Carol Ammons

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Laura M. Murphy - Thomas Cullerton)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
35 ILCS 505/8from Ch. 120, par. 424
625 ILCS 5/18c-7401from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7401


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the funds transferred each month to the Grade Crossing Protection Fund may go to the maintenance of safety treatments to deter trespassing. Deletes language providing that the Illinois Commerce Commission shall not order more than $2,000,000 per year in Grade Crossing Protection Fund moneys for pedestrian walkways. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Allows the Illinois Commerce Commission, after a hearing or by stipulated agreement, to authorize and order the terms of installation, operation, maintenance, and use of safety treatments requested by a public authority or rail carrier to deter trespassing on railroad property at a place other than a public crossing. Provides that the trespassing location shall be within 1,000 feet of a public crossing or at a hotspot location as identified by the Federal Railroad Administration and confirmed by the unit of local government, railroad, and Illinois Commerce Commission via diagnostic review.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of introduced bill amending the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Makes changes to provisions of the introduced bill amending the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Illinois Commerce Commission has the power to enter into stipulated agreements with rail carriers or public authorities to fund, provide, install, and maintain safety treatments to deter trespassing on railroad property.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/10/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/10/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deb Conroy
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/8/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  3/8/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/15/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/15/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 013-000-000
  3/15/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michelle Mussman
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/19/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Deanne M. Mazzochi
  4/6/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/22/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
  4/22/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/22/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/23/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Thomas Cullerton

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