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 Bill Status of SB3085  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg - Terry Link - Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson - Don Harmon and Susan Garrett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Karen May - Kathleen A. Ryg)

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 10/8.1 new
605 ILCS 10/10from Ch. 121, par. 100-10
605 ILCS 10/11from Ch. 121, par. 100-11
605 ILCS 10/16.2 new
605 ILCS 10/17from Ch. 121, par. 100-17
605 ILCS 10/27.1from Ch. 121, par. 100-27.1
605 ILCS 10/27.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that the Toll Highway Authority has the power to enter into an intergovernmental agreement or contract with a unit of local government or other public or private entity for the collection by electronic means of tolls, fees, or revenues. Requires the Governor to appoint, with the advice and consent of the Senate, an Inspector General for the Authority, setting forth his or her powers and duties. Places certain restrictions on directors of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority and their employees and agents concerning receiving financial benefit from their positions or employment with the Authority. Makes changes concerning enforcement of tolls. Provides that the Office of the Inspector General shall be represented in all legal matters by the Attorney General. Requires General Assembly review of expenditures of excess Authority moneys. Requires the Authority to establish an amnesty program for toll violations. Establishes procedures for, and limitations on, the amnesty. Sets procedures for administrative adjudication of violations recorded by photo surveillance. Provides that toll evasion offenses adjudicated in the Authority's administration system are not subject to the fine range for petty offenses. Provides that it is a violation of the Act to operate on a toll highway a vehicle with a license plate covered with any material that obstructs the electronic image recording of the plate. Provides that a law enforcement officer may confiscate a license plate if the plate was treated with a substance to block electronic image recording. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes language providing that testimony, documents, or other items are privileged if they concern the representation of employees and the negotiation of collective bargaining agreements by a labor organization recognized as the exclusive bargaining representatives of the employees of a State agency. Provides that the Authority must have the approval of the Attorney General to retain a law firm with expertise in collecting fines and costs through a system of administrative adjudication. Deletes language providing that a lien shall be placed on the real or personal estate of a person adjudicated liable to the Authority for fines and costs in an amount of $500 or more. Provides that it is a petty offense to cover or physically alter a license plate to obstruct the visibility or electronic recording of the plate. Provides that a fine of $750 shall be imposed if a plate cover obstructs the visibility or electronic image recording of the plate. Provides that a fine of $1,000 shall be imposed if a plate has been physically altered to obstruct visibility or electronic recording.

DateChamber Action
  2/6/2004SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  2/6/2004SenateFirst Reading
  2/6/2004SenateReferred to Rules
  2/10/2004SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/19/2004SenateDo Pass Transportation; 006-004-000
  2/19/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 20, 2004
  2/19/2004SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Susan Garrett
  2/19/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Terry Link
  2/23/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  3/4/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Jeffrey M. Schoenberg
  3/4/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  3/23/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Be Adopted Transportation; 008-000-000
  3/24/2004SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2004SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Schoenberg
  3/24/2004SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2004
  3/26/2004SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-024-000
  3/26/2004HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2004HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2004HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/26/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  3/26/2004HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  3/26/2004SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/26/2004HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2004HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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