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 Bill Status of HB4848  103rd General Assembly


Short Description:  VEH CD-LOAD COVERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Jeff Keicher - Jason Bunting, Ryan Spain, Kelly M. Cassidy, Joe C. Sosnowski, Lance Yednock, Will Guzzardi, Dagmara Avelar, Bradley Fritts, Norine K. Hammond, Dave Severin, Charles Meier, Maurice A. West, II, Joyce Mason, Dave Vella and Matt Hanson

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Erica Harriss)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  4/19/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/15-109.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-109.1
705 ILCS 135/15-70


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person shall operate a second division vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more loaded with dirt, aggregate, garbage, refuse, or other similar material on any highway, unless a cover or tarpaulin of sufficient size is attached so as to prevent any load, residue, or other material from escaping. Allows a vehicle owner to be found in violation of the provisions. Provides that any violation of the provisions shall be a petty offense and the owner or operator of the vehicle in violation shall be subject to mandatory minimum fine of $150 (rather than a fine not to exceed $250). Amends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. In provisions concerning conditional assessments, provides for distribution of a conditional assessment for a violation of the provisions requiring covers or tarpaulins for certain loads.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person shall operate or cause to be operated, on a highway, a commercial motor vehicle, with the exception of a highway maintenance vehicle, transporting garbage or refuse unless the tailgate on the vehicle is in good working repair, good operating condition, and closes securely, with a cover or tarpaulin of sufficient size attached so as to prevent any load, residue, or other material from escaping. Provides that a violation of the provisions shall be a petty offense punishable by a fine not to exceed $150 (rather than $250). Provides that a person, firm, or corporation convicted of 4 or more violations within a 12-month period shall be fined an additional amount of $150 for the fourth and each subsequent conviction within the 12-month period. Amends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. In provisions concerning conditional assessments, provides for distribution of a conditional assessment for a violation of the provisions.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2024HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Jeff Keicher
  2/7/2024HouseFirst Reading
  2/7/2024HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/7/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Ryan Spain
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  2/8/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe C. Sosnowski
  2/9/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
  2/14/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
  2/20/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Bradley Fritts
  3/5/2024HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
  3/27/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  3/27/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Severin
  3/27/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Charles Meier
  3/27/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Maurice A. West, II
  4/1/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Joyce Mason
  4/3/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Bunting
  4/3/2024HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; 011-000-000
  4/3/2024HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/3/2024HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Bunting
  4/4/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Vella
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Jeff Keicher
  4/15/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  4/16/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
  4/17/2024HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Jason Bunting
  4/17/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation: Vehicles & Safety; 009-000-000
  4/17/2024HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/17/2024HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2024HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/18/2024HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/18/2024HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 103-000-000
  4/18/2024HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Matt Hanson
  4/19/2024SenateArrive in Senate
  4/19/2024SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/19/2024SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Erica Harriss
  4/19/2024SenateFirst Reading
  4/19/2024SenateReferred to Assignments

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