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 Bill Status of SB1694  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Millner

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-503.5 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Creates the offense of distracted driving, which a person commits by operating a motor vehicle in violation of a law or ordinance governing the movement of vehicles while also engaging in certain activities. Provides that a law enforcement officer may charge a person with distracted driving if the officer (i) has stopped the person for any violation of a law or ordinance governing the movement of vehicles and (ii) determines that the person was driving while distracted. Specifies that distracted driving may not be recorded on a person's driving record, but requires a person who has committed distracted driving to pay an additional fine equivalent to the amount of the fine for the underlying offense that he or she committed.

DateChamber Action
  2/19/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Millner
  2/19/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/5/2009SenateTo Transportation Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/13/2009SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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