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 Bill Status of SB1916  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. William Delgado

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
720 ILCS 5/12-5from Ch. 38, par. 12-5

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Criminal Code of 1961 concerning the offense of reckless conduct. Provides that the offense is also committed when a person who, while operating a motor vehicle, causes bodily harm to or endangers the bodily safety of a vulnerable user of the public way if he or she performs recklessly the acts that cause the harm or endanger safety, whether they otherwise are lawful or unlawful. Provides that the penalty is a Class A misdemeanor. If the person causes great bodily harm or permanent disability or disfigurement to a vulnerable user of the public way, the penalty is a Class 4 felony. Provides that the fine for the first offense in either case shall not exceed $10,000. Defines "vulnerable user of the public way" as any of the following persons who are lawfully present on the roadway or shoulder of a public way: (1) pedestrians, (2) highway workers, (3) persons engaged in equine activities, (4) persons operating a farm tractor or other implement of husbandry, or (5) persons operating or using a motorcycle, bicycle, scooter, skateboard, roller skates, or in-line skates. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/20/2009SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. William Delgado
  2/20/2009SenateFirst Reading
  2/20/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/4/2009SenateAssigned to Criminal Law
  3/12/2009SenateDo Pass Criminal Law; 007-000-001
  3/12/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2009
  8/15/2009SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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