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 Bill Status of SB0075  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-SEAT BELTS-SCHOOL BUS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein - Patricia Van Pelt

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/19/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-40-2afrom Ch. 24, par. 11-40-2a
625 ILCS 5/12-807from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-807
30 ILCS 805/8.41 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2017, each school bus that is purchased new shall be equipped with seat safety belts for each passenger. Provides that the State Board of Education shall adopt rules to ensure that school districts require all passengers on those buses to wear seat safety belts. Provides that, except for willful or wanton misconduct, a school bus driver may not be held personally liable for the failure of passengers to wear seat safety belts. Preempts the exercise of home rule powers. Makes a corresponding change in the Illinois Municipal Code. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/12/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/27/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Patricia Van Pelt
  3/7/2017SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/17/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 7, 2017
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  3/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/4/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/7/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 5, 2017
  5/5/2017SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As May 19, 2017
  5/19/2017SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  5/19/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments

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