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 Bill Status of HB0399  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  HIGH SPEED RAILWAY COMMISSION

House Sponsors
Rep. Martin J. Moylan - Carol Ammons - Debbie Meyers-Martin and Dan Ugaste

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Steve Stadelman and Scott M. Bennett)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act


Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the High-Speed Railway Commission Act. Prescribes the membership of the Commission. Provides that the Commission shall create a statewide plan for a high-speed rail line and feeder network connecting St. Louis, Missouri and Chicago, Illinois that includes current existing Amtrak and Metra services, connects the cities of Rockford, Moline, Peoria, and Decatur, and uses inter-city bus service to coordinate with the rail line. Provides that the Commission shall conduct a ridership study and shall make findings and recommendations concerning a governance structure, the frequency of service, and implementation of the plan. Provides that the Commission shall report to the General Assembly and the Governor no later than December 31 of each year. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall provide administrative support to the Commission. Repeals the Act on January 1, 2027. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds language including representatives from the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning (rather than the Municipal Planning Organization), the Region 1 Planning Council, the McLean County Regional Planning Commission, and the East-West Gateway Council of Governments as members of the High-Speed Railway Commission.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/29/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  2/8/2021HouseFirst Reading
  2/8/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/1/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/8/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Debbie Meyers-Martin
  3/8/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 013-000-000
  3/9/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  3/26/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
  4/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 101-007-000
  4/19/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Steve Stadelman
  4/19/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Transportation
  5/10/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve Stadelman
  5/10/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  5/11/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  5/11/2021SenateAdded as Alternate Co-Sponsor Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  5/11/2021SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  5/12/2021SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 019-000-000
  5/12/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021

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