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 Bill Status of HB6006  99th General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-DISABLED VEHICLES

House Sponsors
Rep. John C. D'Amico - Frances Ann Hurley, Stephanie A. Kifowit, Jack D. Franks, Carol Ammons, Linda Chapa LaVia and Luis Arroyo

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Pat McGuire )

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0681

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-701from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-701
625 ILCS 5/11-907.5 new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a driver of a vehicle approaching a disabled vehicle on a highway of at least 4 lanes, of which at least 2 are proceeding in the same direction, shall, proceeding with due caution, make a lane change into a lane not adjacent to the disabled vehicle or, if changing lanes would be impossible or unsafe, reduce the speed of the vehicle and maintain a safe speed for the road conditions. Provides that a violation of this provision shall be a business offense punishable by a $100 fine.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Provides that the Section regarding drivers approaching disabled vehicles applies to disabled vehicles with lighted hazard lights (rather than all disabled vehicles). Provides that a violation of the Section shall be a petty offense (rather than a business offense punishable by a $100 fine).

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/11/2016HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John C. D'Amico
  2/11/2016HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2016HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/23/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
  3/23/2016HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John C. D'Amico
  3/23/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/4/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/5/2016HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  4/5/2016HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 008-000-000
  4/5/2016HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/7/2016HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Frances Ann Hurley
  4/12/2016HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-000-000
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/12/2016HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  4/12/2016SenateArrive in Senate
  4/12/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 13, 2016
  4/14/2016SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Pat McGuire
  4/14/2016SenateFirst Reading
  4/14/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/27/2016SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  4/27/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 3, 2016
  5/17/2016SenateSecond Reading
  5/17/2016SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 18, 2016
  5/27/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2016
  5/29/2016SenateThird Reading - Passed; 050-000-000
  5/29/2016HousePassed Both Houses
  6/27/2016HouseSent to the Governor
  7/29/2016HouseGovernor Approved
  7/29/2016HouseEffective Date January 1, 2017
  7/29/2016HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0681

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