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 Bill Status of HB1555  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-PARK ZONE SPEED LIMITS

House Sponsors
Rep. John D'Amico - Jack McGuire - Patrick J Verschoore, Marlow H. Colvin, Jack D. Franks, Linda Chapa LaVia and George Scully, Jr.

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Edward D. Maloney)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-605.3 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Establishes speed limits for park zones where children are present. Provides that (i) exceeding the posted speed limit while passing a park zone or in an area where children are going to or coming from a park zone or (ii) failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign or signal, including a signal at which a right turn on red is permitted, in an area where a park zone speed limit applies, is a violation of the new provision. Provides that a violation of the new provision is a petty offense with a minimum fine of $250 for a first offense and $500 for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that the violator shall be charged an additional $50, to be paid to the park district for safety purposes.

House Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/11-605.3 new

Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the amended bill with changes, additions, and deletions. Provides that park zone speed limits of less than 20 miles per hour already established by units of local government may remain in effect. Deletes language providing that a park zone includes land that is used for access to land used for recreational purposes. Deletes language providing that a park zone street may have a speed limit of over 20 miles per hour. Provides that the park zone speed limit applies only on park zone street where the speed limit has been posted. Deletes language providing that the provision does not prohibit use of speed detection devices within 500 feet of park zone signs.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/10/2005HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  2/14/2005HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2005HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/16/2005HouseAssigned to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  2/23/2005HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee; 026-000-000
  2/24/2005HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/1/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  3/1/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Marlow H. Colvin
  3/15/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2005HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  4/5/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/6/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  4/7/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee; 014-000-000
  4/7/2005HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2005HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted by Voice Vote
  4/7/2005HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack McGuire
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/8/2005HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. George Scully, Jr.
  4/8/2005HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 109-000-000
  4/8/2005SenateArrive in Senate
  4/8/2005SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 11, 2005
  5/5/2005SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  5/10/2005SenateFirst Reading
  5/10/2005SenateReferred to Rules
  1/9/2007HouseSession Sine Die

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