92nd General Assembly
Summary of SB0531
   [ Home ]   [ Back ]   [ Legislation ]
Please enter a bill number.

 Full Text  Bill Status
Senate Sponsors:

House Sponsors:

Short description: 
VEH CD-OBSTRUCT RR CROSSING                                                

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code.  Provides that  the  provisions      
   exempting rail carrier employees from arrest for certain violations do      
   not  apply  to  certain employees who have managerial duties.  Defines      
   "minor  alteration"  for  the  purpose  of   the   Illinois   Commerce      
   Commission's authority to order minor alterations.  Within the Chicago      
   switching  district,  grants  the  Commission  the authority to make a      
   determination that a railroad has engaged in chronic obstruction of  a      
   grade crossing.  Provides that chronic obstruction of a grade crossing      
   within the Chicago switching district is a Class C misdemeanor for the      
   first  offense  and  a  Class B misdemeanor for a second or subsequent      
   offense with a fine that is triple the amount of  the  first  offense.      
   Effective immediately.                                                      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: JAN-07-2003

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


 Full Text  Bill Status