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 Bill Status of HB2402  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-NOISE LEVEL-MOTORCYCLE

House Sponsors
Rep. Christian L. Mitchell

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-1421from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1421
625 ILCS 5/12-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-602


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person shall drive or operate a motorcycle with a noise level intensity at a distance of 50 feet from the centerline of the lane of travel that exceeds: (1) 80 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; (2) 82 decibels when driving or operating a motorcycle on a grade exceeding 3% on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; or (3) 86 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour. Establishes penalties. Reinforces that the audible signal intensity of a siren on an ambulance or a rescue vehicle shall not exceed 100 decibels at a distance of 50 feet from the siren. Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the audible signal intensity of a siren on an ambulance or a rescue vehicle shall not exceed 100 decibels at a distance of 50 feet from the siren or at an audible signal that is otherwise consistent with the National Fire Protection Association's standards on audible siren signal intensity. Provides that no person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle of the first division that is not a motorcycle or a motor vehicle of the second division weighing no more than 10,000 pounds with a noise level intensity at a distance of 50 feet from the centerline of the lane of travel that exceeds: (1) 76 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; (2) 78 decibels when driving or operating the motor vehicle on a grade exceeding 3% on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; or (3) 82 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour. Provides that no person shall drive or operate a motorcycle with a noise level intensity at a distance of 50 feet from the centerline of the lane of travel that exceeds: (1) 82 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; (2) 84 decibels when driving or operating the motorcycle on a grade exceeding 3% on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; or (3) 86 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour. Provides that, except as otherwise provided in the provision, no person shall drive or operate a motor vehicle with a noise level intensity at a distance of 50 feet from the centerline of the lane of travel that exceeds: (1) 86 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; (2) 88 decibels when driving or operating the motorcycle on a grade exceeding 3% on a highway with a speed limit of 35 miles per hour or less; or (3) 90 decibels on a highway with a speed limit of more than 35 miles per hour. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/3/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  2/6/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/6/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2017HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  3/24/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/29/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/29/2017HouseMotion Do Pass as Amended - Lost Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 004-004-000
  3/29/2017HouseRemains in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/30/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 005-004-000
  3/30/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/26/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/26/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/26/2017HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/27/2017HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee

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