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 Bill Status of SB0029  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Dan Rutherford and Chris Lauzen

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-610.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Prohibits the operation of a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone or other mobile electronic device to send, read, or write a text-based communication. Sets forth exceptions. Provides that a violation is a petty offense punishable by a fine of $75 and that, if a violation occurs at the time of a traffic accident, the violator shall pay an additional fine of $200. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Dan Rutherford
  1/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  1/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2009SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/19/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  3/5/2009SenateTo Transportation Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/13/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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