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 Bill Status of SB1373  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  RTA-IDOT-FAST ACT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karen McConnaughay

House Sponsors
(Rep. Margo McDermed - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. - LaToya Greenwood)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 2705/2705-300was 20 ILCS 2705/49.18
20 ILCS 2705/2705-615 new
45 ILCS 111/100 new
70 ILCS 3605/9bfrom Ch. 111 2/3, par. 309b
70 ILCS 3615/2.11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.11


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois Department of Transportation (currently, the Regional Transportation Authority) shall develop, adopt, and implement system safety program standards and procedures meeting the requirements of the federal Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. Limits liability. Amends the Freedom of Information Act to make certain records of the Illinois Department of Transportation exempt from inspection and copying. Amends the Bi-State Transit Safety Act. Provides a repeal date of December 31, 2017 for that Act. Amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority shall comply with all safety requirements under specified federal law as required by the Department of Transportation. Provides that the Department of Transportation has rail transit safety oversight authority for MetroLink. Makes other changes. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
45 ILCS 111/110 new
Adds reference to:
70 ILCS 3605/9c new
45 ILCS 111/Act rep.

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes: Removes references to the federal Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act and replaces with references to federal code and regulations. Changes "local mass transit districts" to "mass transit districts". Provides that the Department of Transportation, or other specified entities and employees, shall not be held liable except for willful or wanton conduct. Removes a provision stating that the Department of Transportation has rail transit safety oversight authority in this State for MetroLink under specified federal regulations. Makes other conforming and technical changes. Repeals the Bi-State Transit Safety Act.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  2/9/2017SenateFirst Reading
  2/9/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/15/2017SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/1/2017SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/8/2017SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  3/9/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  3/14/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/15/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 011-000-000
  3/15/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 16, 2017
  4/26/2017SenateSecond Reading
  4/26/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 27, 2017
  4/28/2017SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2017
  5/4/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-000-000
  5/5/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/5/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  5/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  5/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Margo McDermed
  5/16/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  5/17/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Executive Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/19/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Committee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  5/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  5/31/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee

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