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 Bill Status of HB2623  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  BOAT REGISTRATION-FEES & USE

House Sponsors
Rep. Laura Fine

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 45/3-1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-1
625 ILCS 45/3-2from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-2
625 ILCS 45/3-5from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-5
625 ILCS 45/3-9from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-9
625 ILCS 45/3-11from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313-11
625 ILCS 45/3A-1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 313A-1
625 ILCS 45/4-1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 314-1
625 ILCS 45/3-1.5 rep.
625 ILCS 45/3-7.5 rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Boat Registration and Safety Act. Provides that no person may operate, use, or store (currently, operate) or give permission for the operation, usage, or storage (currently, operation) of any such watercraft on such waters unless it has on board while in operation a valid certificate of number issued under the Act, federal law, or another federally-approved numbering system of another state unless the pocket-sized certificate of number is in full force and effect or the operator is in possession of a valid 60 day temporary permit under the Act; and the identifying number set forth in the certificate of number is displayed on each side of the bow of such watercraft. Provides that watercraft requiring numbering applications shall be accompanied by a fee of up to $28 for a Class 1 watercraft and up to $60 for a Class 2 watercraft (rather than $18 for Class 1 watercraft and $50 for Class 2 watercraft). Provides that transfers of identification numbers with the Department of Natural Resources will bear a September 30 (rather than June 30) expiration date in the calendar year of expiration. Provides that new certificates of number issued will bear September 30 (rather than June 30) expiration dates in the calendar year 3 years after the issuing date. Provides that all certificates of number issued shall be renewed for 3 years from the nearest September 30 (rather than June 30). Provides that all certificates of number will be invalid after October 15 (rather than July 15) of the year of expiration. Limits the requirement for a certificate of title for watercraft required to be numbered to watercraft over 21 feet in length (rather than any watercraft). Repeals the Sections concerning water usage stamps and their required use on non-powered watercraft. Makes changes regarding the use of personal flotation devices. Makes other changes.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/8/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Laura Fine
  2/8/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/8/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  3/8/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/15/2017HouseThird Reading - Consideration Postponed
  3/15/2017HousePlaced on Calendar - Consideration Postponed
  4/28/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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