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 Bill Status of HB4561  95th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Jil Tracy - John E. Bradley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-601
625 ILCS 5/11-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-602

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, outside the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will, unless some other speed restriction has been established under the Code, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is 65 miles per hour. Provides that language providing that the Department of Transportation may not alter the speed limits on an access-controlled highway to exceed 55 miles per hour for vehicles of the second division weighing 8,001 pounds or more applies only in the listed counties. Effective January 1, 2009.

DateChamber Action
  1/18/2008HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jil Tracy
  1/18/2008HouseFirst Reading
  1/18/2008HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/20/2008HouseAssigned to Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  2/21/2008HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John E. Bradley
  2/27/2008HouseMotion Do Pass - Lost Drivers Education & Safety Committee; 005-006-000
  2/27/2008HouseRemains in Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  3/14/2008HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2009HouseSession Sine Die

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