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 Bill Status of HB3956  96th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-TRUCK SPEED LIMIT

House Sponsors
Rep. David Reis - William B. Black - John D. Cavaletto - Jil Tracy - Robert F. Flider, Jim Sacia, Mike Boland, Patrick J. Verschoore, Michael K. Smith, Dan Reitz, Brandon W. Phelps and Thomas Holbrook

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John M. Sullivan - Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0524

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-601
625 ILCS 5/11-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-602


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in the counties outside of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for a second division vehicle designed or used for the carrying of a gross weight of 8,001 pounds or more is 65 miles per hour on any interstate highway (rather than 55). Provides that busses may travel at 55 miles per hour (rather than 60) on all highways, roads, or streets not under the jurisdiction of the Department of Transportation or the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority. Provides that a house car, camper, private living coach, vehicles licensed as recreational vehicles, and any vehicle towing any other vehicle may travel at a speed of 65 miles per hour (rather than 55) in certain circumstances. Effective January 1, 2010.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. David Reis
  2/26/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  2/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Transportation, Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/10/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/10/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation, Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 011-005-001
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2009HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/24/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jim Sacia
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D. Cavaletto
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/25/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jil Tracy
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert F. Flider
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Boland
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Michael K. Smith
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Reitz
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  3/26/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  3/26/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 077-035-000
  3/30/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/30/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/30/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/30/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/30/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. Don Harmon
  3/31/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/31/2009SenateSponsor Removed Sen. John M. Sullivan
  3/31/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. John M. Sullivan
  4/21/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Transportation; 006-000-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  5/13/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2009
  5/18/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 040-008-000
  5/18/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/16/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/14/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/14/2009HouseEffective Date January 1, 2010
  8/14/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0524

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