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 Bill Status of SB1376  100th General Assembly


Short Description:  IDOT-RAIL ASSISTANCE-POWERS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Karen McConnaughay

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

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/25/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0430

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
20 ILCS 2705/2705-400was 20 ILCS 2705/49.25a
20 ILCS 2705/2705-430was 20 ILCS 2705/49.25g


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois (Department of Transportation Law). Provides that the Department of Transportation is authorized to exercise those powers necessary for the State to qualify for rail assistance funds pursuant to relevant federal or State legislation (rather than pursuant to provisions of the federal Regional Rail Reorganization Act of 1973, the Railroad Revitalization and Regulatory Reform Act of 1976, or other relevant federal or State legislation). Provides that the Department is authorized to review all impending rail abandonments and provide its recommendations on those abandonments to the federal Surface Transportation Board (rather than to the Interstate Commerce Commission). Removes a requirement for the Department to report results of a review of the effects of all rail freight service assistance to the General Assembly. Effective immediately.

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
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass Transportation; 016-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 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; 054-000-000
  5/5/2017HouseArrived in House
  5/10/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  5/11/2017HouseFirst Reading
  5/11/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/15/2017HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/19/2017HouseCommittee Deadline Extended-Rule 9(b) May 26, 2017
  5/23/2017HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 011-000-000
  5/23/2017HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/24/2017HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/26/2017HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) May 31, 2017
  5/29/2017HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Margo McDermed
  5/30/2017HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 116-000-000
  5/30/2017SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/28/2017SenateSent to the Governor
  8/25/2017SenateGovernor Approved
  8/25/2017SenateEffective Date August 25, 2017
  8/25/2017SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 100-0430

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