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 Bill Status of HB1784  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-BICYCLES-MISC

House Sponsors
Rep. Tim Butler, Anna Moeller, Thomas Morrison, Frances Ann Hurley and Dave Severin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Heather A. Steans - Ira I. Silverstein, Dale Fowler, Jim Oberweis and Cristina Castro)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-703from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-703
625 ILCS 5/11-707from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-707
625 ILCS 5/11-709.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-709.1
625 ILCS 5/11-1505from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1505
625 ILCS 5/11-1507from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1507


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle may, subject to certain requirements, overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of a highway designated as a no-passing zone. Provides that provisions concerning driving on the shoulder of a roadway shall not apply to any bicycle and a person operating a bicycle or motorized pedal cycle shall not be required to use the shoulder of a roadway when operating the bicycle or motorized pedal cycle. Provides that the rear of a bicycle may be equipped with a lamp emitting a steady or flashing red light (rather than solely a red light) visible from a distance of 500 feet in addition to or instead of a red reflector (rather than in addition to a red reflector).

House Committee Amendment No. 3
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a motor vehicle may overtake and pass to the left of a bicycle proceeding in the same direction on a portion of a highway designated as a no-passing zone when: (1) the bicycle is traveling at a speed of less than half of the posted speed limit of the highway; (2) the driver is able to overtake and pass the bicycle without exceeding the posted speed limit of the highway; and (3) there is sufficient distance to the left of the centerline of the highway for the motor vehicle to meet the overtaking and passing requirements in the Code. Provides that the rear of a bicycle may be equipped with a lamp emitting a steady or flashing red light (rather than only a red light) visible from a distance of 500 feet in addition to or instead of a red reflector (rather than in addition to a red reflector).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/1/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  2/1/2017HouseChief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/1/2017HouseRemove Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/1/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  2/2/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/2/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/14/2017HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  2/23/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Morrison
  3/10/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  3/10/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/15/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/15/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  3/17/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  3/17/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/21/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/22/2017HouseTo Highways & Transit Subcommittee
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Tim Butler
  3/22/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/27/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Rules Refers to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/28/2017HouseRecommends Do Pass Subcommittee/ Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 003-000-000
  3/28/2017HouseReported Back To Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee;
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 3 Adopted in Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/28/2017HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 011-000-000
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/28/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 2 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 40
  3/29/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/29/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  4/4/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/4/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/5/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 115-000-000
  4/6/2017SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/6/2017SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Heather A. Steans
  4/6/2017SenateFirst Reading
  4/6/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/10/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale Fowler
  4/25/2017SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  5/3/2017SenateDo Pass Transportation; 014-000-000
  5/3/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 4, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Jim Oberweis
  5/23/2017SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Cristina Castro
  5/23/2017SenateSecond Reading
  5/23/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 24, 2017
  5/26/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-000-000
  5/29/2017HousePassed Both Houses

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