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 Bill Status of HB1011  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DNR: WATERCRAFT, OFFENSES

House Sponsors
Rep. Christian L. Mitchell

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Melinda Bush)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 45/5-4from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 315-4
625 ILCS 45/5-22
625 ILCS 45/11A-2from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 321A-2
625 ILCS 45/11A-3from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 321A-3
625 ILCS 45/11A-4from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 321A-4


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Boat Registration and Safety Act. Provides that water skiers, tubers, parasailers, or other persons towed by the motorboat shall be considered part of the total number of passengers and cargo allowed by a watercraft's capacity plate for the purpose of determining a motorboat's carrying capacity. Changes the definition of "authorized emergency watercraft" to include watercraft of specified agencies equipped with alternating flashing blue lights. Provides that a person who violates the Section concerning the falsification of registration stamps, licenses, or documentation is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor. Provides that a violation of specified Sections concerning boat rental services is a Class B misdemeanor. Provides that a person who is convicted or found guilty (instead of "convicted") of a violation of specified Sections of the Act shall have his or her privilege of operating a watercraft on State waterways suspended by the Department of Natural Resources for a period of not less than one year. To the list of offenses subject to the one-year suspension, adds violations of the Sections concerning resistance to officers, falsifying documents, and felony titling. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
625 ILCS 45/11A-4

Removes changes from the Section concerning the suspension of watercraft operating privileges. Deletes changes providing that a violation of one of specified Sections concerning boat rental services is a Class B misdemeanor. Provides instead that a violation of the Section requiring a boat rental service provider to ensure that each watercraft has specified equipment is a Class B misdemeanor.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/30/2013HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  1/30/2013HouseFirst Reading
  1/30/2013HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/13/2013HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/20/2013HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 006-003-000
  2/20/2013HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Michael J. Zalewski
  3/5/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/7/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/13/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  3/22/2013HouseChief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Christian L. Mitchell
  4/15/2013HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/15/2013HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  4/15/2013HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/16/2013HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 117-000-000
  4/17/2013SenateArrive in Senate
  4/17/2013SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  4/17/2013SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Melinda Bush
  4/17/2013SenateFirst Reading
  4/17/2013SenateReferred to Assignments
  12/3/2014HouseSession Sine Die

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