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 Bill Status of HB3107  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Ron Stephens - Kurt M. Granberg - Donald L. Moffitt

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Frank C. Watson)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 45/5-14from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 315-9

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Boat Registration and Safety Act. Provides that a person may not operate a motorboat that has in tow or is otherwise assisting a person on water skis, an aquaplane, or a similar contrivance in or upon any waterway, unless there is in the motorboat a person, in addition to the operator, in a position to observe the progress of the person being towed, unless the motorboat is equipped with a ski mirror approved by the Department of Natural Resources. Provides that the Director of Natural Resources must adopt rules for implementing this requirement.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Provides that the mirror must be mounted in a location inside the motorboat allowing the operator to observe the progress of the person being towed while also safely and legally operating the motorboat. Provides that the mirror must reflect 180 degrees of vision and must be no less than 3 inches in width and 8 inches in length.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2003HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Ron Stephens
  2/26/2003HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kurt M. Granberg
  2/26/2003HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/27/2003HouseAssigned to Agriculture and Conservation Committee
  3/11/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Donald L. Moffitt
  3/12/2003HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Agriculture and Conservation Committee; 010-006-000
  3/12/2003HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Ron Stephens
  3/25/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/31/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/31/2003HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/31/2003HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/31/2003HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2003HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 112-004-001
  4/2/2003SenateArrive in Senate
  4/2/2003SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 3, 2003
  4/21/2003SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Frank C. Watson
  4/29/2003SenateFirst Reading
  4/29/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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