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 Bill Status of HB4311  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jay Hoffman - Nicholas K. Smith

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 740/2-3from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 663
30 ILCS 740/2-4from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 664
30 ILCS 740/2-5from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 665
30 ILCS 740/2-5.1
30 ILCS 740/2-7from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 667
30 ILCS 740/2-9from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 669
30 ILCS 740/2-10from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 670
30 ILCS 740/2-11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 671
30 ILCS 740/2-12from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 672
30 ILCS 740/2-13from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 673
30 ILCS 740/2-14from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 674
30 ILCS 740/2-15.2
30 ILCS 740/2-15.3
30 ILCS 740/2-17from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 678

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Downstate Public Transportation Act. Provides that commencing with State fiscal year 2021 programs, and for each fiscal year thereafter, all appropriations made under the provisions of the Act are direct appropriations and shall not constitute a grant program. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall approve programs of proposed expenditures and services submitted by participants under specified provisions. Provides for the adoption of rules to govern participants. Provides requirements for participant applications for funding concerning a program of proposed expenditures and services. Provides additional requirements for specified units of local government when applying for the approval of the program of proposed expenditures and services. Provides that any program of proposed expenditures and services submitted by a participant that is not expressly approved or disapproved by the Department within 45 days after receipt shall be deemed approved, and the Department shall obligate the appropriation for the funding thereof with and to the Comptroller no later than the commencement of the applicable State fiscal year. Provides free of charge fixed route public transportation to senior citizens aged 65 and older who meet specified income eligibility limitations. Requires the Department on Aging to furnish all information reasonably necessary to determine eligibility for free of charge fixed route public transportation to senior citizens. Makes conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/28/2020HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jay Hoffman
  1/28/2020HouseFirst Reading
  1/28/2020HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/29/2020HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  2/18/2020HouseAssigned to Appropriations-Public Safety Committee
  6/23/2020HouseRule 19(b) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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