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 Bill Status of SB0056  102nd General Assembly

Short Description:  TOW TRUCKS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Terry Link - William E. Peterson - Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Jack D. Franks - Harry R. Ramey, Jr. - Kathleen A. Ryg)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/24/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0407

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/4-213from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 4-213
625 ILCS 5/11-402from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-402
625 ILCS 5/11-404from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-404

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, if a damaged vehicle is obstructing traffic lanes, the driver of the vehicle must make every reasonable effort to move the vehicle or have it moved so as not to block the traffic lanes. Provides that, if any peace officer or highway authority official finds a vehicle standing upon a highway in violation of a parking restriction or a disabled vehicle blocking a roadway, he or she may move the vehicle, require its operator to move the vehicle, or provide for its removal by a third party. Provides that the vehicle may be moved to the shoulder of the road, to a position where parking is permitted, or to public parking or storage premises. Provides that a towing service is not liable for any loss or damages to real or personal property that occurs as a result of the removal or towing of the vehicle.

 Fiscal Note (Dept. of Transportation)
 The Illinois Department of Transportation anticipates no fiscal impact from passage of this legislation.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/18a-105from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18a-105

Amends the Illinois Commercial Relocation of Trespassing Vehicles Law in the Illinois Vehicle Code. Deletes language providing that the Law does not apply to the relocation of vehicles with a gross weight in excess of 10,000 pounds.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Terry Link
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/7/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. William E. Peterson
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/1/2007SenateDo Pass Transportation; 010-000-000
  3/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/22/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 056-000-000
  3/22/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/22/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  3/22/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/22/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Local Government Committee
  5/10/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Local Government Committee; 011-000-000
  5/10/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/15/2007HouseFiscal Note Filed
  5/21/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/21/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/22/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 003-001-000
  5/22/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/22/2007HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  5/22/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/24/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/24/2007SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01
  5/24/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 01 - May 25, 2007
  5/25/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  5/25/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Terry Link
  5/25/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules
  5/29/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Rules Referred to Transportation
  5/30/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Transportation; 008-000-000
  5/30/2007SenateHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 057-000-000
  5/30/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/24/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  8/24/2007SenateEffective Date January 1, 2008
  8/24/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0407

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