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 Bill Status of SB1735  98th General Assembly


Short Description:  ACCIDENTS WHILE LICENSE SUSP.

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Chapin Rose

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sue Scherer - Adam Brown - Bill Mitchell - Jack D. Franks - Keith Farnham, Silvana Tabares, Maria Antonia Berrios, Deborah Mell, Carol A. Sente and Linda Chapa LaVia)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/9/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0285

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/6-303from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-303


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Raises the penalty for a violation of the restriction on driving while a license is suspended or revoked if the violation results in an accident that causes bodily injury to a Class 4 felony if the driver has no prior violations, a Class 3 felony if the driver has previously been convicted of violating this Section, and a Class 2 felony if the driver has been convicted of violating this Section on 2 or more prior occasions.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Raises the penalty for a violation of the restriction on driving while a license is suspended or revoked if the violation results in an accident that causes bodily injury to a Class 4 felony for a second or subsequent violation of this Section. Provides that personal injury includes any Type A injury as indicated on the traffic accident report completed by a law enforcement officer that requires immediate professional attention in either a doctor's office or a medical facility. A Type A injury includes severe bleeding wounds, distorted extremities, and injuries that require the injured party to be carried from the scene.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/15/2013SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  2/15/2013SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2013SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/7/2013SenateTo Subcommittee on CLEAR Compliance
  3/20/2013SenateReported Back To Criminal Law; 003-000-000
  3/22/2013SenateRule 2-10 Committee Deadline Established As April 19, 2013
  4/11/2013SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Chapin Rose
  4/15/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/16/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/17/2013SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/17/2013SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 007-000-002
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 18, 2013
  4/18/2013SenateSecond Reading
  4/18/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 23, 2013
  4/23/2013SenateThird Reading - Passed; 048-002-001
  4/24/2013HouseArrived in House
  4/29/2013HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sue Scherer
  4/29/2013HouseFirst Reading
  4/29/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/29/2013HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  5/8/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  5/8/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/9/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Adam Brown
  5/9/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Bill Mitchell
  5/9/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Silvana Tabares
  5/15/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-002
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Maria Antonia Berrios
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Deborah Mell
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  5/15/2013HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Keith Farnham
  5/15/2013SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/13/2013SenateSent to the Governor
  8/9/2013SenateGovernor Approved
  8/9/2013SenateEffective Date January 1, 2014
  8/9/2013SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0285

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