Bill Status of SB2454  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  STATE RAILWAY SAFETY OVERSIGHT

Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ram Villivalam

House Sponsors
(Rep. Martin J. Moylan - Carol Ammons and Elizabeth Hernandez)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 2705/2705-300was 20 ILCS 2705/49.18
20 ILCS 2705/2705-616 new
70 ILCS 3605/9bfrom Ch. 111 2/3, par. 309b
70 ILCS 3605/9c new
70 ILCS 3615/2.11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.11
45 ILCS 111/Act rep.


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Designates the Department of Transportation (instead of the Regional Transportation Authority) as the State agency responsible for overseeing the safety and security of rail fixed guideway public transportation systems in compliance with federal statutes concerning the public transportation safety program. Adds provisions governing immunity for the Department in administering the program. Makes corresponding changes in the Freedom of information Act, the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act, and the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Repeals the Bi-State Transit Safety Act. Effectively immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  2/26/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ram Villivalam
  2/26/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/26/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/7/2021SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/14/2021SenateDo Pass Transportation; 014-000-000
  4/14/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 15, 2021
  4/20/2021SenateSecond Reading
  4/20/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** April 21, 2021
  4/23/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 058-000-000
  4/26/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/26/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Martin J. Moylan
  4/27/2021HouseFirst Reading
  4/27/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/4/2021HouseAssigned to Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee
  5/11/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Transportation: Regulation, Roads & Bridges Committee; 013-000-000
  5/12/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/13/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/18/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Hernandez
  5/19/2021HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  5/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 112-000-000
  5/26/2021SenatePassed Both Houses