IL SB1496 | 2019-2020 | 101st General Assembly


Completed Legislative Action
Spectrum: Moderate Partisan Bill (Democrat 8-1)
Status: Passed on July 30 2019 - 100% progression
Action: 2019-07-30 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0172
Text: Latest bill text (Chaptered) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Increases the penalty for violating the Section regarding use of due caution in approaching or entering a highway construction or maintenance area or zone from a maximum fine of $10,000 to a maximum fine of $25,000. Provides that the driver of a vehicle shall avoid encroaching upon any designated highway construction or maintenance zone, and violators shall be fined no less than $100 and no more than $1,000.

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Roll Calls

2019-05-22 - House - Third Reading in House (Y: 115 N: 1 NV: 2 Abs: 0) [PASS]
2019-04-10 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 53 N: 0 NV: 6 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2019-07-30SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 101-0172
2019-07-30SenateEffective Date January 1, 2020
2019-07-30SenateGovernor Approved
2019-06-20SenateSent to the Governor
2019-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
2019-05-22HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael Halpin
2019-05-22SenatePassed Both Houses
2019-05-22HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-001-001
2019-05-16HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-16HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-08HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
2019-05-08HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 010-000-000
2019-04-30HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
2019-04-30HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2019-04-30HouseFirst Reading
2019-04-17HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David McSweeney
2019-04-16HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Jonathan Carroll
2019-04-12SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Laura M. Murphy
2019-04-11SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
2019-04-10HouseArrived in House
2019-04-10SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
2019-04-09SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
2019-04-09SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
2019-03-26SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 27, 2019
2019-03-26SenateSecond Reading
2019-03-20SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
2019-03-20SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 018-000-000
2019-03-19SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2019-03-19SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
2019-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2019-03-15SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton
2019-03-12SenatePostponed - Transportation
2019-03-05SenatePostponed - Transportation
2019-02-27SenateAssigned to Transportation
2019-02-13SenateReferred to Assignments
2019-02-13SenateFirst Reading
2019-02-13SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Thomas Cullerton

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