Full Text of HB2131 103rd General Assembly
HB2131ham001 103RD GENERAL ASSEMBLY
Rep. Hoan Huynh
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AMENDMENT TO HOUSE BILL 2131
AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 2131 by replacing
everything after the enacting clause with the following:
The Department of Transportation Law of the
Civil Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by adding
Section 2705-211 as follows:
(20 ILCS 2705/2705-211 new)
Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force.
(a) On or before July 1, 2024, the Secretary of
Transportation shall establish and convene the Zero Traffic
Fatalities Task Force to develop a structured, coordinated
process for early engagement of all parties to develop
policies to reduce traffic fatalities to zero.
(b) The Task Force shall include, but is not limited to,
representatives from the Illinois State Police,
State-supported institutions of higher learning, the
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Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Health,
local governments, bicycle safety organizations, statewide
motorist service membership organizations, transportation
advocacy organizations, and labor organizations.
(c) The Secretary of Transportation shall prepare and
submit a report of findings based on the Zero Traffic
Fatalities Task Force's efforts to the General Assembly on or
before January 1, 2025.
The report shall include, but is not
limited to, a detailed analysis of the following issues:
(1) The existing process for establishing speed
limits, including a detailed discussion on where speed
limits are allowed to deviate from the 85th percentile.
(2) Existing policies on how to reduce speeds on local
streets and roads.
(3) A recommendation as to whether an alternative to
the use of the 85th percentile as a method for determining
speed limits should be considered, and if so, what
alternatives should be looked at.
(4) Engineering recommendations on how to increase
vehicular, pedestrian, and bicycle safety.
(5) Additional steps that can be taken to eliminate
vehicular, pedestrian, and bicycle fatalities on the road.
(6) Existing reports and analyses on calculating the
85th percentile at the local, State, national, and
(7) Usage of the 85th percentile in urban and rural
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(8) How local bicycle and pedestrian plans affect the
(d) This Section is repealed on January 1, 2026.
This Act takes effect upon