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 Bill Status of SB0888  93rd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Carol Ronen - James A. DeLeo

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-610.1 new
30 ILCS 805/8.27 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes it a petty offense to drive a motor vehicle while using a wireless telephone, unless that telephone is designed and configured to allow hands-free operation, and is used in that manner while driving. Provides that the offense is punishable by a fine of not more than $20 for a first offense and not more than $50 for each subsequent offense. Provides that this prohibition does not apply to a person who is using the wireless telephone to contact a law enforcement agency or public safety entity for emergency purposes, as specified. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2003SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Carol Ronen
  2/19/2003SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2003SenateReferred to Rules
  2/26/2003SenateAssigned to Judiciary
  3/5/2003SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/13/2003SenatePostponed - Judiciary
  3/14/2003SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  8/8/2003SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. James A. DeLeo
  1/11/2005SenateSession Sine Die

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