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 Bill Status of HB2860  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-MOTORCYCLES-RED LIGHTS

House Sponsors
Rep. Daniel V. Beiser - Brandon W. Phelps - Thomas Holbrook - Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr. - Patrick J. Verschoore, David R. Leitch, Kay Hatcher, Randy Ramey, Jr., Elaine Nekritz, Mike Fortner, Karen May, Chapin Rose, Rich Brauer, Mike Bost and Kenneth Dunkin

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Gary Forby - Michael Noland - Tim Bivins - Linda Holmes, William R. Haine, Suzi Schmidt, Donne E. Trotter, Shane Cultra, Wm. Sam McCann, Kyle McCarter, Toi W. Hutchinson, Larry K. Bomke, Dave Syverson and Christine J. Johnson)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  11/30/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0627

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-306from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-306


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the driver of a motorcycle, facing any steady red signal which fails to change to a green signal within a reasonable period of time because of a signal malfunction or because the signal has failed to detect the arrival of the motorcycle due to the motorcycle's size or weight, has the right to proceed subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the provisions of the amendatory Act shall apply to bicycles as well as motorcycles.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/11-208.6

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in municipalities with less than 2,000,000 inhabitants, the driver of a motorcycle, facing any steady red signal which fails to change to a green signal within a reasonable period of time because of a signal malfunction or because the signal has failed to detect the arrival of the motorcycle due to the motorcycle's size or weight, has the right to proceed, after yielding the right of way to oncoming traffic facing a green signal, subject to the rules applicable after making a stop at a stop sign. Provides that a county, or a municipality with less than 2,000,000 inhabitants, including a home rule county or municipality, may not use an automated traffic law enforcement system to issue violations in instances where a motorcyclist enters an intersection against a red signal indication when the red signal fails to change to a green signal within a reasonable period of time because of a signal malfunction or because the signal has failed to detect the arrival of the motorcycle due to the motorcycle's size or weight.

Governor Amendatory Veto Message
Recommends that the bill be amended to provide that: it shall be an affirmative defense that the red traffic signal failed to detect the arrival of a motorcycle or bicycle due to the vehicle’s size or weight and the operator (i) waited at least 120 seconds before proceeding, and (ii) yielded the right of way to oncoming traffic facing a green signal; and to provide that no vehicle may proceed past a red traffic signal where turning on red is prohibited.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/22/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  2/22/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/22/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Brandon W. Phelps
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Thomas Holbrook
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Eddie Lee Jackson, Sr.
  2/24/2011HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Patrick J. Verschoore
  3/1/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  3/1/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. David R. Leitch
  3/2/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kay Hatcher
  3/7/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/9/2011HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/9/2011HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 006-001-000
  3/9/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Randy Ramey, Jr.
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  3/30/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/30/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/1/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Karen May
  4/1/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 104-000-000
  4/6/2011SenateArrive in Senate
  4/6/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/6/2011SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Gary Forby
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Noland
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  4/7/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Suzi Schmidt
  4/7/2011SenateFirst Reading
  4/7/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/8/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Tim Bivins
  4/12/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Shane Cultra
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Wm. Sam McCann
  4/13/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Kyle McCarter
  5/4/2011SenateAssigned to Transportation
  5/10/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Toi W. Hutchinson
  5/10/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  5/10/2011SenateDo Pass Transportation; 008-000-000
  5/10/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 11, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2011
  5/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Gary Forby
  5/12/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/17/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  5/19/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Held in Executive
  5/20/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  5/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 013-001-000
  5/25/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  5/25/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Forby
  5/25/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  5/25/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Dave Syverson
  5/25/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 043-012-001
  5/25/2011HouseArrived in House
  5/25/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  5/25/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/29/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/29/2011HouseSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 101-011-000
  5/29/2011HousePassed Both Houses
  5/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Chapin Rose
  5/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Bost
  5/29/2011HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kenneth Dunkin
  6/27/2011HouseSent to the Governor
  8/26/2011HouseGovernor Amendatory Veto
  10/24/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto October 25, 2011
  10/24/2011HouseMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  10/25/2011House3/5 Vote Required
  10/25/2011HouseOverride Amendatory Veto - House Passed 094-021-000
  10/27/2011SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine J. Johnson
  11/2/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Amendatory Veto November 8, 2011
  11/9/2011SenateMotion Filed Override Amendatory Veto Sen. Gary Forby
  11/10/2011Senate3/5 Vote Required
  11/10/2011SenateOverride Amendatory Veto - Senate Passed 045-006-000
  11/10/2011HouseAmendatory Veto Overridden Both Houses
  11/30/2011HouseEffective Date January 1, 2012
  11/30/2011HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0627

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