Bill Status of HB4663 94th General Assembly
Short Description: IDOT-TRANS PERFORMANCE REPORTS
Rep. Larry McKeon - Marlow H. Colvin - John A. Fritchey - Cynthia Soto - Mary E. Flowers, Careen M Gordon, Esther Golar, Eddie Washington and Robert S. Molaro
| 1/9/2007||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
|20 ILCS 2705/2705-322 new|
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that in addition to the regular reporting requirements of the Act, all public transit agencies that receive State funding shall submit: (i) to biannual State financial and performance audits, (ii) to the Illinois General Assembly an annual Service Plan to increase and enhance service to low-income communities, (iii) certain details of any proposed or ongoing capital improvements receiving State funding where work has been approved or authorized by the public transit agencies. Requires the Regional Transportation Authority (RTA), the Chicago Transit Authority (CTA), the Commuter Rail Board (Metra), and the Suburban Bus Board (Pace) to submit "Service Performance Reports" by route or line compiled in a single report covering FY2000 through FY2005, and thereafter annually. Specifies the information to be contained in these Service Performance Reports. Provides that each public transit agency outside of the RTA region shall submit an annual assessment of the public transit needs of its county or transit district, the availability of public transit in its county or transit district, and its capital needs to provide adequate, timely, and efficient service. Requires all public transit agencies that receive State funding for operating or capital costs, or both, to develop and implement a citizen participation process. Requires the Department of Transportation to compile the Service Performance Reports on an annual basis and submit them to the Illinois General Assembly and the Governor. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective immediately.