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 Bill Status of HB4078  97th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Dave Winters - Mike Fortner - Joe Sosnowski

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Martin A. Sandoval)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/17/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0977

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 10/32.1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Toll Highway Act. Provides that upon written approval by the Governor, the Toll Highway Authority may exercise any powers it has under the Toll Highway Act on the effective date of the amendatory Act to design and construct new railroad tracks. Provides that the Authority may charge an access fee to any passenger or freight rail operator who wishes to use tracks which the Authority has constructed using powers granted under the amendatory Act. Provides that moneys in the Road Fund may not be used to implement the new provisions. Provides that authorization must be granted to the Authority for each individual and distinct railroad track project. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/24/2012HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Dave Winters
  1/25/2012HouseFirst Reading
  1/25/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/17/2012HouseAssigned to Tollway Oversight Committee
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  2/22/2012HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Joe Sosnowski
  2/23/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Tollway Oversight Committee; 009-001-000
  2/23/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  2/28/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/6/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 114-002-000
  3/7/2012SenateArrive in Senate
  3/7/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/7/2012SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  3/7/2012SenateFirst Reading
  3/7/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/11/2012SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/18/2012SenateDo Pass Transportation; 008-000-000
  4/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 19, 2012
  5/18/2012SenateSecond Reading
  5/18/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 21, 2012
  5/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-004-001
  5/22/2012HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2012HouseSent to the Governor
  8/17/2012HouseGovernor Approved
  8/17/2012HouseEffective Date August 17, 2012
  8/17/2012HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0977

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