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 Bill Status of HB1590  101st General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and Jay Hoffman

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/1-140.11 new
625 ILCS 5/1-146from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-146
625 ILCS 5/1-217from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-217
625 ILCS 5/11-1518 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "low-speed electric scooter". Provides that a person may not operate a low-speed electric scooter without a driver's license, instruction permit, or State identification card and unless he or she is 16 years of age or older. Provides that a person may operate a low-speed electric scooter where the operation of bicycles is permitted, including, but not limited to, bicycle lanes and bicycle paths, and shall have all of the rights and shall be subject to all of the duties applicable to the rider of a bicycle. Provides requirements for lamps and reflectors for use at nighttime. Provides requirement for brakes. Prohibits the equipping or use of sirens, with the exception of scooters that are police vehicles or fire department vehicles. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/30/2019HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  1/31/2019HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jay Hoffman
  2/1/2019HouseFirst Reading
  2/1/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2019HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/29/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021HouseSession Sine Die

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