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 Bill Status of HB5692  98th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D'Amico - Robert W. Pritchard - Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr. - Tom Demmer - Elgie R. Sims, Jr., Jack D. Franks, Anna Moeller, Linda Chapa LaVia and Carol A. Sente

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Antonio Muñoz)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/25/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0787

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
New Act
625 ILCS 5/3-405from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-405
625 ILCS 5/3-415from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 3-415
625 ILCS 5/7-604from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 7-604
625 ILCS 5/3-918 rep.

Synopsis As Introduced
Creates the Uninsured Motorist Verification Advisory Committee Act. Provides that the Secretary of State shall establish and appoint an Uninsured Motorist Verification Advisory Committee consisting of representatives of the Department of Insurance and the insurance industry for the purpose of designing an electronic motor vehicle liability insurance verification program, including methods of funding, implementing, and operating the program. Provides that the program must: (1) require insurance companies to make relevant insurance information available to the Secretary; (2) provide a means of electronically verifying motor vehicle liability insurance policies; (3) require the Secretary to verify the existence of a liability insurance policy for every motor vehicle registered in Illinois once every 12 months; (4) allow the Secretary to request information from motor vehicle owners whose liability insurance cannot be verified; (5) suspend the registration of any motor vehicle owner that fails to respond or whose response shows the motor vehicle is not covered; (6) require insurance companies to assist the Secretary in verifying insurance information submitted in response to an information request; (7) authorize the Secretary to perform additional insurance verifications. Provides that this proposed legislation must not give the Secretary regulatory authority over insurance companies. Requires the Secretary to adopt rules for the electronic motor vehicle liability insurance verification system by January 1, 2016, subject to appropriation. Repeals the Act on July 1, 2016. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes the requirement that applicants for vehicle registration provide insurance information for the vehicle for which registration issuance or renewal is being sought. Removes the provision that submission of false insurance information with a vehicle registration application is a Class C misdemeanor. Repeals the Section requiring remittance agents remitting vehicle registration applications to ask customers for the vehicle's insurance information. Provides that current procedures for insurance verification is repealed on December 31, 2015. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/14/2014HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  2/14/2014HouseFirst Reading
  2/14/2014HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/18/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Robert W. Pritchard
  2/19/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lawrence M. Walsh, Jr.
  2/27/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Tom Demmer
  3/3/2014HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/20/2014HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 009-000-000
  3/20/2014HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2014HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/24/2014HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2014HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elgie R. Sims, Jr.
  4/1/2014HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 113-000-000
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Jack D. Franks
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Anna Moeller
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  4/1/2014HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol A. Sente
  4/1/2014SenateArrive in Senate
  4/1/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 2, 2014
  4/2/2014SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Antonio Muñoz
  4/2/2014SenateFirst Reading
  4/2/2014SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/30/2014SenateAssigned to Insurance
  5/8/2014SenateDo Pass Insurance; 013-000-000
  5/8/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 12, 2014
  5/12/2014SenateSecond Reading
  5/12/2014SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 13, 2014
  5/22/2014SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-001-000
  5/22/2014HousePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2014HouseSent to the Governor
  7/25/2014HouseGovernor Approved
  7/25/2014HouseEffective Date July 25, 2014
  7/25/2014HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 98-0787

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