Bill Status of SB1642  101st General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Robert Peters - Jacqueline Y. Collins, Donald P. DeWitte and Emil Jones, III

House Sponsors
(Rep. Delia C. Ramirez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/27-24.2from Ch. 122, par. 27-24.2
625 ILCS 5/2-112from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 2-112

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code. Provides that, beginning with the 2020-2021 school year, the curriculum of a driver education course must include instruction on bicycle and pedestrian safety, which must include, but is not limited to, instruction on how to safely pass a cyclist on the road, special considerations while driving in urban areas and near bicycle lanes, how to navigate an intersection with pedestrians and cyclists, exiting a vehicle without endangering pedestrians and cyclists, and the requirement that drivers exercise due care to avoid collision with a bicyclist or pedestrian on the road. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, for the purpose of educating prospective licensees on the potential dangers caused by motor vehicles to pedestrians, bicyclists, in-line skaters, scooter riders, skateboarders, and other non-motorized vehicles, the Secretary of State shall include, in the Illinois Rules of the Road publication, information on bicycle and pedestrian safety.

DateChamber Action
  2/15/2019SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Robert Peters
  2/15/2019SenateFirst Reading
  2/15/2019SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/27/2019SenateAssigned to Education
  3/20/2019SenateDo Pass Education; 016-000-000
  3/20/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 21, 2019
  3/20/2019SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Jacqueline Y. Collins
  3/25/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Donald P. DeWitte
  3/28/2019SenateSecond Reading
  3/28/2019SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 3, 2019
  4/10/2019SenateThird Reading - Passed; 053-002-001
  4/10/2019SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Emil Jones, III
  4/11/2019HouseArrived in House
  4/11/2019HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Delia C. Ramirez
  4/11/2019HouseFirst Reading
  4/11/2019HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/30/2019HouseAssigned to Elementary & Secondary Education: School Curriculum & Policies Committee
  5/10/2019HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/13/2021SenateSession Sine Die