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 Bill Status of SB1467  96th General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH CD-SPEED LIMIT 65 MPH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. John M. Sullivan, Rickey R. Hendon and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. David Reis)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession 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, 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. Deletes 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. Effective January 1, 2010.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in the counties outside of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for a second division vehicle designed or used for the carrying of a gross weight of 8,001 pounds or more is 65 miles per hour on any interstate highway (rather than 55). Provides that busses may travel at 55 miles per hour (rather than 60) on all highways, roads, or streets not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation or the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. Provides that a house car, camper, private living coach, vehicles licensed as recreational vehicles, and any vehicle towing any other vehicle may travel at a speed of 65 miles per hour (rather than 55) in certain circumstances. Effective January 1, 2010.

DateChamber Action
  2/18/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John M. Sullivan
  2/18/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/18/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/25/2009SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/11/2009SenateDo Pass Transportation; 011-000-000
  3/11/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 12, 2009
  3/24/2009SenateSecond Reading
  3/24/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 25, 2009
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Rickey R. Hendon
  3/26/2009SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/26/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-014-002
  3/26/2009HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2009HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. David Reis
  3/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/14/2009HouseAssigned to Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/22/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/22/2009HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/22/2009HouseDo Pass as Amended / Standard Debate Vehicles & Safety Committee; 004-003-000
  4/22/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Standard Debate
  4/23/2009HouseSecond Reading - Standard Debate
  4/23/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Standard Debate
  5/22/2009HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 29, 2009
  5/29/2009HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2009
  5/31/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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