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 Bill Status of SB2808  94th General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH REMOVAL & RELOCATION

Senate Sponsors
Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr. - Christine Radogno - Antonio Munoz - George P. Shadid, Dale A. Righter and Pamela J. Althoff

House Sponsors
(Rep. Joseph M. Lyons - Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/4-203from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 4-203
625 ILCS 5/4-207from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 4-207
625 ILCS 5/18a-300from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18a-300
625 ILCS 5/18a-501from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18a-501
815 ILCS 306/70
815 ILCS 306/71 new
815 ILCS 308/60
815 ILCS 308/61 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code, the Automotive Repair Act, and the Automotive Collision Repair Act. Provides that, when a vehicle is towed or hauled away, the relocator or possessor of the vehicle must, within 10 days of relocation, notify the registered owner and any lienholders of the vehicle that the vehicle has been relocated. Provides that if the Secretary of State does not provide to the relocator or possessor the name and address of the registered owner and any lienholders of the vehicle within 10 days after the relocator or possessor took possession of the vehicle, the required notice must be sent no later than 3 business days after the required information has been furnished. Provides that, if the required notification is not given within the required period, storage charges may not exceed those either for 10 days or for the period ending 3 business days after the Secretary of State provided ownership or lienholder information. Provides that, if notification is provided within the required period, the relocator or possessor is entitled to recover charges for the number of days in storage. Provides that the relocator or possessor is entitled to charge the lienholder for the reasonable costs of a title search necessary to identify the lienholder. Provides that no vehicle shall be released until all authorized charges have been paid. Provides that a lienholder is entitled to one free inspection of the vehicle. Provides in the Automotive Repair Act and the Automotive Collision Repair Act, that if a consumer fails to remove a vehicle within 15 days of being notified the repairs are complete, the automotive repair facility must request vehicle owner or lienholder information from the Secretary of State. Provides that notification and a statement of charges must be sent within 3 business days after owner or lienholder information is received from the Secretary of State. Provides that documentation of the charges must be provided without charge if requested. Provides that if the required notice is not sent, the repairer may claim storage or holding charges only for the first 15 days after notification that repairs were complete. Makes other changes. Effective September 1, 2006.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/4-213from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 4-213
625 ILCS 5/11-402from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-402
625 ILCS 5/11-404from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-404

Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, if a damaged vehicle is obstructing traffic lanes, the driver of the vehicle must make every reasonable effort to move the vehicle or have it moved so as not to block the traffic lanes. Provides that, if any peace officer or highway authority official finds a vehicle standing upon a highway in violation of a parking restriction or a disabled vehicle blocking a roadway, he or she may move the vehicle, require its operator to move the vehicle, or provide for its removal by a third party. Provides that the vehicle may be moved to the shoulder of the road, to a position where parking is permitted, or to public parking or storage premises. Provides that a towing service is not liable for any property damage that occurs as a result of the removal or towing of the vehicle.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  2/1/2006SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/1/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Dale A. Righter
  2/1/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Christine Radogno
  2/2/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Antonio Munoz
  2/8/2006SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. George P. Shadid
  2/15/2006SenateDo Pass Transportation; 010-000-000
  2/15/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading February 16, 2006
  2/16/2006SenateSecond Reading
  2/16/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading February 22, 2006
  2/23/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  2/23/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/27/2006SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. James F. Clayborne, Jr.
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Rules
  2/28/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Rules Refers to Transportation
  3/1/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 009-000-000
  3/2/2006SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  3/2/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Clayborne
  3/2/2006SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  3/2/2006SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  3/2/2006SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Tabled Pursuant to Rule 5-4(a)
  3/2/2006HouseArrived in House
  3/2/2006HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/2/2006HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Joseph M. Lyons
  3/2/2006HouseFirst Reading
  3/2/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. William B. Black
  3/3/2006HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Mark H. Beaubien, Jr.
  3/31/2006HouseAlternate Chief Co-Sponsor Removed Rep. William B. Black
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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