Synopsis As Introduced Creates the School Bus On-The-Shoulder Pilot Program Act. Provides that the Secretary of State shall create a 5-year pilot program, in cooperation with the State Police, for the operation of school buses on the shoulder of State highways for the transportation of students to and from school-related events. The Secretary shall coordinate with the Department of Transportation in developing the rules of the program. Two years after the start of the program, the Secretary shall file a report with the General Assembly that details the program's findings. Repeals Act on December 31, 2022. Effective Immediately.
House Committee Amendment No. 1 Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Creates the School Bus On-The-Shoulder Pilot Program Act. Provides that the Department of Transportation (rather than the Secretary of State) shall create the pilot program, develop the rules of the program, and file a report with General Assembly detailing the program's findings. Effective immediately.