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 Bill Status of HB2824  93rd General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH CD-RAILROAD GATES

House Sponsors
Rep. James H. Meyer - Sidney H. Mathias - Sandra M. Pihos - Frank Aguilar

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-206from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-206
625 ILCS 5/11-1201from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1201
625 ILCS 5/16-105from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 16-105

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person who drives around lowered railroad crossing gates shall be fined $500 and shall have his or her driving privileges suspended for 3 months. Provides that a second violation shall result in a $1,000 fine and a 6 month suspension. Provides that a third or subsequent violation shall result in a $1,000 fine and a one year suspension. Provides that 75% of the moneys collected from fines imposed for these violations shall be deposited in the Grade Crossing Protection Fund and used for signs at grade crossings informing motorists of the penalties for these violations. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/21/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. James H. Meyer
  2/21/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/21/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandra M. Pihos
  2/21/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frank Aguilar
  2/21/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/21/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/26/2003HouseAssigned to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  3/5/2003HouseDo Pass / Standard Debate Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee; 011-007-001
  3/5/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/4/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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