Bill Status of HB3982  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D'Amico - Kevin A. McCarthy

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. James T. Meeks - Don Harmon)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/13/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0410

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
105 ILCS 5/29-6.3
625 ILCS 5/1-182from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 1-182
625 ILCS 5/11-1414.1from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1414.1
30 ILCS 805/8.33 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the School Code and the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes a provision in the School Code that allows a school district to transport not more than 15 students to and from an interscholastic athletic or other interscholastic or school-sponsored activity in a van. Provides instead that a school district transporting students in grade 12 or below for an interscholastic, interscholastic athletic, or school-sponsored, noncurriculum-related activity that (i) does not require student participation as part of the educational services of the district and (ii) is not associated with the students' regular class-for-credit schedule or required 5 clock hours of instruction shall transport the students only in a school bus, a vehicle manufactured to transport not more than 10 persons, including the driver, or a multifunction school-activity bus manufactured to transport not more than 15 persons, including the driver; allows for a depreciation allowance claim. In the Illinois Vehicle Code, makes changes with regard to the definition of "school bus" and the requirement that every student enrolled in grade 12 or below in a public or private nursery, primary, or secondary school be transported in specified types of vehicles for certain activities. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement. Effective July 1, 2010.

House Floor Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/1-148.3a-5 new
625 ILCS 5/12-802from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-802
625 ILCS 5/12-821

Changes the definition of "multifunction school-activity bus" in the Illinois Vehicle Code to mean a school bus manufactured for the purpose of transporting 11 to 15 persons, including the driver, whose purposes do not include transporting students to and from home or school bus stops. Provides that a multifunction school-activity bus (MFSAB) is prohibited from meeting certain special requirements for school buses in the Illinois Vehicle Code. Requires a MFSAB to have painted on the body the vehicle weight, vehicle maximum passenger capacity, the name of the owner or entity for which the MFSAB is operated, and an identification number. Requires a MFSAB to display a sign indicating the telephone number of the owner of the MFSAB. Requires the owner of a MFSAB to establish procedures for accepting calls and taking complaints.

DateChamber Action
  2/26/2009HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  2/26/2009HouseFirst Reading
  2/26/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/3/2009HouseAssigned to Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/11/2009HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Vehicles & Safety Committee; 007-000-000
  3/11/2009HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  3/11/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommends Be Adopted Rules Committee; 004-000-000
  3/17/2009HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/17/2009HouseHouse Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted by Voice Vote
  3/17/2009HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kevin A. McCarthy
  3/25/2009HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 096-019-000
  3/26/2009SenateArrive in Senate
  3/26/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 30, 2009
  3/27/2009SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John J. Cullerton
  3/27/2009SenateAdded as Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Don Harmon
  3/30/2009SenateFirst Reading
  3/30/2009SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/22/2009SenateAssigned to Education
  4/22/2009SenateAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. James T. Meeks
  4/29/2009SenateDo Pass Education; 007-002-000
  4/29/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading April 30, 2009
  5/14/2009SenateSecond Reading
  5/14/2009SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 15, 2009
  5/19/2009SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-003-000
  5/19/2009HousePassed Both Houses
  6/17/2009HouseSent to the Governor
  8/13/2009HouseGovernor Approved
  8/13/2009HouseEffective Date July 1, 2010
  8/13/2009HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 96-0410