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 Bill Status of HB4651  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  CRIM CD-DTH INJURY EMERG VEH

House Sponsors
Rep. Kevin Joyce - James D. Brosnahan - Michael P. McAuliffe - Lou Lang - Daniel V. Beiser, Elizabeth Hernandez, Patrick J Verschoore and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/2-3.7 new
720 ILCS 5/2-6.7 new
720 ILCS 5/9-3.4 new
720 ILCS 5/12-5.05 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961. Establishes the Billy Grant Law. Creates the offense of negligent vehicular homicide of an emergency worker. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle commits the offense of negligent vehicular homicide of an emergency worker when he or she: (1) fails to yield the right-of-way upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle or upon approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle; and (2) negligently causes the death of one or more emergency workers as a result of the driver's failure to yield the right-of-way to the authorized emergency vehicle. Establishes penalties. Creates the offense of vehicular injury to an emergency worker. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle commits the offense of vehicular injury to an emergency worker when he or she: (1) fails to yield the right-of-way upon the immediate approach of an authorized emergency vehicle or upon approaching a stationary authorized emergency vehicle; and (2) negligently causes injury to one or more emergency workers as a result of the driver's failure to yield the right-of-way to the authorized emergency vehicle. Establishes penalties. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
In the definition of "emergency worker", includes a worker whose presence at a scene is solicited by a peace officer, firefighter, paramedic, emergency medical technician, or emergency management worker.

House Committee Amendment No. 2
Changes the definition of "authorized emergency vehicle" to include tow trucks solicited by emergency workers and vehicles of the Illinois Department of Transportation.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/29/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Kevin Joyce
  1/30/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  2/22/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. James D. Brosnahan
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael P. McAuliffe
  2/27/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  2/28/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J Verschoore
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/6/2008HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Adopted in Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/6/2008HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Judiciary II - Criminal Law Committee; 013-000-000
  3/6/2008HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2008HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/18/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 9, 2008
  5/9/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 23, 2008
  5/23/2008HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2008
  5/29/2008HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/29/2008HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  5/31/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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