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 Bill Status of SB3487  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. M. Maggie Crotty and Carole Pankau

House Sponsors
(Rep. Sidney H. Mathias - John D'Amico - David Harris)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/3/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0896

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/29-6.3
625 ILCS 5/11-1414.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1414.1

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a multi-function school activity bus (MFSAB) may be used to transport students for any curriculum-related activity except for transportation on regular bus routes from home to school or from school to home. Provides that a MFSAB authorized to transport students under the new provisions must be operated by a holder of a school bus driver permit and is subject to certain provisions concerning contractual student transfer arrangements, contracts requiring school bus driver permits, liability insurance, and safety testing. Effective immediately.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Allows a student in any of grades 9 through 12 (instead of a student in any grade) to be transported in a multi-function school activity bus. Makes technical corrections.

DateChamber Action
  2/7/2012SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  2/7/2012SenateFirst Reading
  2/7/2012SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/17/2012SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/24/2012SenatePostponed - Transportation
  2/24/2012SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/29/2012SenatePostponed - Transportation
  3/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. M. Maggie Crotty
  3/1/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  3/6/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  3/6/2012SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/7/2012SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 011-000-000
  3/7/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 8, 2012
  3/8/2012SenateSecond Reading
  3/8/2012SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 21, 2012
  3/22/2012SenateThird Reading - Passed; 052-000-000
  3/22/2012HouseArrived in House
  3/26/2012HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  3/26/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/26/2012HouseFirst Reading
  3/26/2012HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2012HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  4/18/2012HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 008-000-000
  4/18/2012HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2012HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2012HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  4/24/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  5/11/2012HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 105-000-000
  5/11/2012SenatePassed Both Houses
  5/11/2012HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. David Harris
  6/8/2012SenateSent to the Governor
  8/3/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  8/3/2012SenateEffective Date August 3, 2012
  8/3/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0896

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