91st General Assembly
Summary of HB4724
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Short description: 
DRIVING AROUND RAILROAD GATES                                              

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Illinois Vehicle  Code  and  the  State  Finance  Act.      
   Provides  that  a  person  who drives around lowered railroad crossing      
   gates shall be fined $500 and shall have his or her driving privileges      
   suspended for 3 months.  Provides that a second violation shall result      
   in a $1,000 fine and a 6 month suspension.  Provides that a  third  or      
   subsequent  violation  shall  result  in  a $1,000 fine and a one year      
   suspension.  Provides that 75% of  the  moneys  collected  from  fines      
   imposed  for these violations shall be deposited in the Grade Crossing      
   Protection Fund and  used  for  signs  at  grade  crossings  informing      
   motorists   of   the   penalties   for  these  violations.   Effective      
Last action on Bill: SESSION SINE DIE

   Last action date: 01-01-09

           Location: House

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   0


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