VEH CD-WEIGHT LIMIT-EXCEPTIONS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code to provide that weight
limitations do not apply to vehicles operated by a public utility,
railroad, or private contractor when transporting equipment or
vehicles required for emergency repair at train derailment sites,
public utility facilities or properties, or water wells (now weight
limitations do not apply to vehicles operated by a public utility
transporting equipment required for emergency repair of public utility
facilities or properties or water wells). Effective immediately.
FISCAL NOTE (Dept. of Transportation)
Estimated annual loss is $16,000.
STATE MANDATES FISCAL NOTE
In the opinion of DCCA, HB745 fails to create a State mandate.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/15-111
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/6-208 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-208
625 ILCS 5/11-401 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-401
Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Increases
the period that must elapse before certain persons whose driving
privileges have been revoked may apply for a new driver's license.
Provides that a driver involved in a motor vehicle accident that
results in death or personal injury must report the accident to the
police as soon as possible but no later than one hour after the
accident instead of within 3 hours after the accident. If the driver
is hospitalized and incapacitated the accident must be reported as
soon as possible but in no case later than one hour after the driver's
discharge from the hospital (instead of 48 hours after discharge).
Increases the penalty for failure to report a hit-and-run accident in
which any person is killed, from a Class 4 to a Class 2 felony for
which the driver shall be sentenced to a term of imprisonment of at
least 3 years and not more than 14 years. Also makes technical
changes. Effective immediately.
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE
Last action date: 99-01-12
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 0
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