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   70 ILCS 3615/2.03         from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.03                     

        Amends  the  Regional  Transportation  Authority  Act.   Makes  a      
   technical change in the Section concerning operations.                      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          70 ILCS 3615/2.03                                                    
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          625 ILCS 5/18c-7401             from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7401       
          625 ILCS 5/18c-7402             from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7402       
        Deletes everything. Amends the Illinois Vehicle  Code.   Provides      
   that,  for  purposes of the Section concerning safety requirements for      
   track, facilities, and equipment, a minor alteration shall include the      
   installation of any type of remote control track switch, technical  or      
   operational  improvement,  or  any  other actions the Commission deems      
   necessary to reduce the occupancy of crossings by trains and  increase      
   public  safety.  Provides that, within the Chicago switching district,      
   the Commission may, after investigation, make a determination  that  a      
   railroad  has  engaged  in the chronic obstruction of grade crossings.      
   Defines when a  railroad  engages  in  chronic  obstruction  of  grade      
   crossings.    Provides   that,   once  a  railroad  is  designated  as      
   chronically obstructing a grade crossing, the penalty for  obstructing      
   that grade crossing is a Class C misdemeanor for the first offense and      
   a Class B misdemeanor for the second or subsequent offense at the same      
   location.  Provides  that  the fine for a second or subsequent offense      
   shall be triple the fine for the first offense. Effective immediately.      
   97-02-05  S  FIRST READING                                                  
   97-02-05  S  REFERRED TO SENATE RULES COMMITTEE       RULES                 
   97-02-05  S       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               TRANSPORTN            
   97-02-27  S                                 POSTPONED                       
   97-02-28  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          FAWELL                
   97-02-28  S  CHIEF SPONSOR CHANGED TO                 O'MALLEY              
   97-03-05  S                             AMENDMENT NO. 01-TRANSPORTN    S    
   97-03-05  S                                   ADOPTED                       
   97-03-05  S       DO PASS AS AMENDED                  010-000-000   STRN    
   97-03-05  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 2ND READING  97-03-06              
   97-03-06  S  ADDED AS A CO-SPONSOR                    SHAW                  
   97-03-11  S  SECOND READING                                                 
   97-03-11  S  PLACED ON CALENDAR ORDER OF 3RD READING  97-03-12              
   97-03-12  S  SPONSOR REMOVED                          TROTTER               
   97-03-12  S  ADDED AS A CHIEF CO-SPONSOR              SHAW                  
   97-03-12  S  THIRD READING - PASSED                   057-000-000           
   97-03-12  H  ARRIVE IN HOUSE                                                
   97-03-12  H  PLACED CALENDAR ORDER OF FIRST READING                         
   97-03-13  H  HOUSE SPONSOR                            HARTKE                
   97-03-13  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   97-03-13  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   97-03-18  H       ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE               TRANSPORAT'N          
   97-03-21  H  ALTERNATE PRIMARY SPONSOR CHANGED TO     DART                  
   97-04-17  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 MCKEON                
   97-05-06  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 BROSNAHAN             
   97-05-07  H  MOTION DO PASS-LOST                      004-015-000   HTRN    
   97-05-07  H       REMAINS IN COMMITTEE                TRANSPORAT'N          
   97-05-08  H  RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A)     RULES         HRUL    
   99-01-12  S  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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