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 Bill Status of HB3359  9th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Al Riley

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  3/10/2011HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Al Riley

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/1-107.1 new
625 ILCS 5/11-709.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-709.1
625 ILCS 5/11-709.2 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "bus rapid transit vehicle" as a bus specifically authorized by the Department of Transportation to be operated upon highways and shoulders for bus rapid transit. Adds bus rapid transit vehicles to the list of vehicles exempted from prohibitions against driving on the shoulder. Creates the Bus Rapid Transit Pilot Program. Provides that commencing on the effective date of this Act, the Department, in cooperation with the Regional Transportation Authority and the Illinois State Police, shall establish a 5-year pilot program within the boundaries of the Regional Transportation Authority for bus rapid transit on highways and shoulders. Provides that the Department shall adopt rules as necessary to implement the bus rapid transit pilot program, and that the Department shall present to the General Assembly a report on the effectiveness of bus rapid transit at the conclusion of the 5-year pilot program. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/24/2011HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Al Riley
  2/24/2011HouseFirst Reading
  2/24/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/28/2011HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  3/8/2011HouseMotion Filed - Table Bill/Resolution Pursuant to Rule 60(b), Rep. Al Riley
  3/10/2011HouseMotion Prevailed
  3/10/2011HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. Al Riley

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