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 Bill Status of SB0965  97th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. John J. Cullerton and Martin A. Sandoval

House Sponsors
(Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/6/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0672

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 10/4from Ch. 121, par. 100-4

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Toll Highway Act. Makes a technical change in a Section regarding directors.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
605 ILCS 10/4from Ch. 121, par. 100-4
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/1-105.1 new
625 ILCS 5/6-306.5from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 6-306.5
625 ILCS 5/11-208from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-208
625 ILCS 5/11-208.3from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-208.3
625 ILCS 5/11-208.6
625 ILCS 5/11-208.8 new
625 ILCS 5/11-612
625 ILCS 5/12-610.5

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that in cities of over 1,000,000 inhabitants, a governmental agency may establish automated speed enforcement (ASE) systems in designated safety zones. Defines terms. Provides that the municipality may impose liability on a registered owner of a vehicle that violates the applicable law, with exceptions. Provides that notwithstanding any other applicable consequences under the Illinois Vehicle Code, the penalty for and consequence of a traffic violation recorded by an ASE system is a civil fine not to exceed $100 for each violation. Contains provisions governing the expenditure of funds generated by the use of ASE systems. Provides that unless the driver of the motor vehicle received a Uniform Traffic Citation from a police officer within one-eighth of a mile and 15 minutes of a violation recorded by an ASE system, the owner of the vehicle will be liable for the civil penalty. Provides that a violation for which a civil penalty is imposed is not a violation of a traffic regulation governing the movement of vehicles and may not be recorded on the driving record of the owner of the vehicle. Contains provisions concerning notice and administrative hearing procedures related to implementation of the amendatory Act. Provides that recorded images are confidential, with specified exceptions. Provides defenses to ASE system violations. Provides equipment and signage requirements. Provides that a municipality operating an ASE system shall conduct a statistical analysis to assess the safety impact of the system and provides procedures for conducting the statistical analysis. Adds severability language. Makes corresponding changes in other Sections of the Vehicle Code. Effective July 1, 2012.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 2
Removes a reference to counties in a subsection allowing ASE systems. Provides additional testing requirements for ASE equipment and specifies that equipment shall be tested once each week (instead of once every 60 days). Modifies the definition of "safety zone". Provides that ASE systems shall be operational and violations shall be recorded only between 6 a.m. and 10 p.m. in safety zones based upon schools, and if the safety zone is based upon property owned by a park district, only between one hour before and one hour after the hours the property is open to the public. Provides that no penalty may be imposed for an ASE system violation if the recorded speed of a vehicle is 5 miles per hour or less over the legal speed limit, and that a municipality may send a speed violation warning notice where the violation involves a speed of 5 miles per hour or less above the legal speed limit.

DateChamber Action
  2/8/2011SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  2/8/2011SenateFirst Reading
  2/8/2011SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/9/2011SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/17/2011SenateDo Pass Executive; 015-000-000
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 17, 2011
  3/17/2011SenateSecond Reading
  3/17/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 29, 2011
  4/15/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 4, 2011
  7/23/2011SenatePursuant to Senate Rule 3-9(b) / Referred to Assignments
  10/12/2011SenateApproved for Consideration Assignments
  10/12/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading October 25, 2011
  10/21/2011SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Executive
  10/24/2011SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As November 10, 2011
  10/24/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 009-004-001
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Filed with Secretary by Sen. John J. Cullerton
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Referred to Assignments
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Assignments Refers to Executive
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Recommend Do Adopt Executive; 011-004-000
  10/26/2011SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Cullerton
  10/26/2011SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 2 Adopted; Cullerton
  10/26/2011SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading
  10/26/2011SenateThird Reading - Passed; 032-024-000
  10/26/2011HouseArrived in House
  10/26/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  10/26/2011HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Michael J. Madigan
  10/27/2011HouseFirst Reading
  10/27/2011HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  10/27/2011HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  10/27/2011HouseFinal Action Deadline Extended-9(b) November 10, 2011
  10/27/2011HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  11/8/2011HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Executive Committee; 008-003-000
  11/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  11/8/2011HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  11/9/2011HouseRep. Eddy Questioned the Applicability of Extraordinary Vote
  11/9/2011HouseChair Rules Majority of Members Elected was Required
  11/9/2011House60 Votes Required
  11/9/2011HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 064-050-000
  11/9/2011SenatePassed Both Houses
  12/8/2011SenateSent to the Governor
  2/6/2012SenateGovernor Approved
  2/6/2012SenateEffective Date July 1, 2012
  2/6/2012SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0672

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