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 Bill Status of SB2901  9th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Jim Oberweis

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-601

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, unless some other speed restriction is established under the Illinois Vehicle Code, the speed limit for any vehicle is (1) 70 miles per hour on any interstate highway as defined by Section 1-133.1 of this Code; (2) 65 miles per hour for all or part of highways that are designated by the Department, have at least 4 lanes of traffic, and have a separation between the roadways moving in opposite directions; and (3) 55 miles per hour for all other highways, roads, and streets regardless of whether or not the highway is within an urban district. Provides that the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, Madison, McHenry, St. Clair, and Will may adopt ordinances setting a maximum speed limit on highways, roads, and streets that is lower than these limits. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/4/2014SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Jim Oberweis
  2/4/2014SenateFirst Reading
  2/4/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/11/2014SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/27/2014SenateTo Subcommittee on Special Issues (EX)
  3/21/2014SenatePostponed - Executive; Subcommittee on Special Issues
  3/28/2014SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/13/2015SenateSession Sine Die

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