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 Bill Status of HB5099  97th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-ACCIDENTS:NO CELL PHNES

House Sponsors
Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. William R. Haine )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/20/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0828

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-610.1
625 ILCS 5/12-610.2


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person may use a wireless telephone while operating a motor vehicle within 500 feet of an emergency scene except for specified purposes. Adds digital photographs and video to the definition of "electronic message" in provisions prohibiting the use of electronic communication devices while operating a motor vehicle. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Defines "emergency scene" as a location where an authorized emergency vehicle as defined by the Code is present and has activated its oscillating, rotating, or flashing lights.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Exempts wireless telephones and electronic communication devices used in voice-operated (instead of "voice-activated") mode.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  2/7/2012HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2012HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/29/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 007-000-000
  3/1/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/6/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/8/2012HouseRecalled to Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/8/2012HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/8/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/9/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 062-038-000
  3/21/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/21/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 22, 2012
  3/26/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. William R. Haine
  3/27/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/27/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  4/18/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. William R. Haine
  4/18/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/18/2012SenateHeld in Criminal Law
  4/24/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Criminal Law
  4/26/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Postponed - Criminal Law
  4/26/2012SenatePostponed - Criminal Law
  5/2/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/2/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Criminal Law; 006-000-000
  5/2/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2012
  5/10/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/10/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2012
  5/17/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 038-017-000
  5/18/2012HouseArrived in House
  5/18/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of Concurrence Senate Amendment(s) 1
  5/24/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion Filed Concur Rep. Jerry F. Costello, II
  5/24/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Referred to Rules Committee
  5/28/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Motion to Concur Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  5/28/2012HouseSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 House Concurs 084-030-000
  5/28/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/26/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  7/20/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  7/20/2012HouseEffective Date July 20, 2012
  7/20/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0828

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