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 Bill Status of SB3501  9th General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH CD-SPEED LIMITS-70 MPH

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Darin M. LaHood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-601from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-601
625 ILCS 5/11-602from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-602
625 ILCS 5/11-603from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-603

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that outside the counties of Cook, DuPage, Kane, Lake, McHenry, and Will, the maximum speed limit outside an urban district for any vehicle is (1) 70 miles per hour on any interstate highway; (2) 65 miles per hour for all or part of highways that are designated by the Department of Transportation, 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. Permits the Department of Transportation and Toll Highway Authority to alter speed limits up to the new maximum speed limit (rather than up to 65 miles per hour).

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Darin M. LaHood
  2/8/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/24/2012SenateAssigned to Transportation
  3/9/2012SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/8/2013SenateSession Sine Die

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