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 Bill Status of SB3509  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-ONLINE INSURANCE

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Michael Noland

House Sponsors
(Rep. John D'Amico )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/29/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1134

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
30 ILCS 105/5.855 new
625 ILCS 5/1-154.01 new
625 ILCS 5/3-405from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-405
625 ILCS 5/3-707from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-707
625 ILCS 5/7-201.2from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-201.2
625 ILCS 5/7-314from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-314
625 ILCS 5/7-315from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-315
625 ILCS 5/7-318from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-318
625 ILCS 5/7-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-602
625 ILCS 5/7-604from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-604
625 ILCS 5/7-604.5 new
625 ILCS 5/7-605from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-605
625 ILCS 5/7-606from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-606


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Insurance Verification Fund. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Creates an online insurance verification system with the assistance of an Insurance Verification Advisory Council composed of representatives from the Department of Insurance and the insurance industry. Provides that the online insurance verification system shall key vehicle registration information to current insurance information provided by insurers selling policies within the State. Provides that the Secretary may use the online insurance verification system to verify insurance information. Provides that authorized personnel shall serve as intermediaries for the courts, insurers, law enforcement agencies, and licensing officials to access the system for the purposes of verifying insurance information on a 24-hour basis through the Internet or other electronic system as developed by the Secretary. Provides that the Secretary may contract with a third party to develop the online insurance verification system. Provides that insurers shall provide information as required by the Secretary, and shall add a $1 fee on all policies issued to motorists to be paid into the Insurance Verification Fund for the purpose of operating the online insurance verification system. Provides that insurers that wilfully fail to provide information required by the Secretary shall be guilty of a business offense with a fine of up to $5,000. Provides that insurers shall be immune from liability for complying with the requirements of the Secretary. Provides that a violation of the prohibition on driving without insurance by the owner of a vehicle shall result in the suspension of the driver's license, regardless of whether the owner subsequently acquired insurance or terminated ownership of the vehicle. Provides that a person whose driver's license has been suspended for a violation of driving without insurance must pay a reinstatement fee of $100 and maintain proof of financial responsibility for 3 years. Provides that the Department of Transportation may access the online insurance verification system when compiling an accident report.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
30 ILCS 105/5.855 new
625 ILCS 5/1-154.01 new
625 ILCS 5/3-405from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-405
625 ILCS 5/3-707from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-707
625 ILCS 5/7-201.2from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-201.2
625 ILCS 5/7-314from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-314
625 ILCS 5/7-315from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-315
625 ILCS 5/7-318from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-318
625 ILCS 5/7-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-602
625 ILCS 5/7-604from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-604
625 ILCS 5/7-604.5 new
625 ILCS 5/7-605from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-605
625 ILCS 5/7-606from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-606
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/1-100from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-100

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 5/1-100
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/6-308
625 ILCS 5/6-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-601
725 ILCS 5/110-15from Ch. 38, par. 110-15

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the Code of Criminal Procedure of 1963. Provides that the clerk of the court shall notify the Secretary of State of the court's order of failure to appear on a report prescribed by the Secretary. Provides that for petty offenses, excluding business offenses and violations of provisions of the Illinois Vehicle Code concerning fee and registration requirements for second division vehicles or weight limits, if the violation may be satisfied without a court appearance, the violator may, pursuant to Supreme Court Rule, satisfy the case with a written plea of guilty and payment of fines, penalties, and costs equal to the bail amount established by the Supreme Court for the offense. Provides that bond to secure bail for release is not required for such offenses. Effective January 1, 2015.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  2/14/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/14/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/19/2014SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/19/2014SenateAssigned to Insurance
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Antonio Muņoz
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/20/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Insurance
  3/26/2014SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/27/2014SenateDo Pass as Amended Insurance; 010-000-000
  3/27/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 1, 2014
  4/7/2014SenateSecond Reading
  4/7/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 8, 2014
  4/10/2014SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  4/10/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-014-000
  4/11/2014HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2014HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/16/2014HouseFirst Reading
  4/16/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  11/6/2014HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  11/6/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  11/6/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  11/6/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  11/19/2014HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  11/19/2014HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  11/19/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/19/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/19/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/20/2014House3/5 Vote Required
  11/20/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 111-000-000
  11/20/2014SenateSecretary's Desk - Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1
  11/20/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence House Amendment(s) 1 - December 2, 2014
  12/1/2014SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Michael Noland
  12/1/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Filed with Secretary Sen. Michael Noland
  12/1/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Assignments
  12/2/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Assignments Referred to Criminal Law
  12/3/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion To Concur Recommended Do Adopt Criminal Law; 005-002-000
  12/4/2014Senate3/5 Vote Required
  12/4/2014SenateHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Senate Concurs 049-000-000
  12/4/2014SenatePassed Both Houses
  12/15/2014SenateSent to the Governor
  12/29/2014SenateGovernor Approved
  12/29/2014SenateEffective Date January 1, 2015
  12/29/2014SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-1134

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