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 Bill Status of SB3103  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  RTA ACT-ADVERTISING SIGNS

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Martin A. Sandoval

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
70 ILCS 3615/3B.09c new


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that restrictions pertaining to the number, placement, and maintenance of advertising structures or off-premises advertising signs on commuter rail properties are not applicable to a transportation agency or the Commuter Rail Division as long as each commercial advertising structure or sign: (1) is placed on or adjacent to railroad property platforms intended for commuter passenger viewing; (2) is limited to a maximum size of 70 square feet for each advertising surface created by the advertising structure; (3) complies with any applicable local electrical code, if electrified; (4) is approved by a resolution of the Commuter Rail Board; and (5) complies with any applicable State or federal railroad safety requirements. Further provides that if a written request is received by a unit of local government to restrict the number of advertising structures or signs, the number of structures or signs shall be limited to 3 per each side of the railroad right of way adjacent to platforms. Limits home rule powers.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/19/2016SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  2/19/2016SenateFirst Reading
  2/19/2016SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2016SenateRule 2-10 Committee/3rd Reading Deadline Established As May 13, 2016
  1/10/2017SenateSession Sine Die

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