VEH CD-TRESPASS ON RAILRD PROP
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no driver shall
enter a highway rail grade crossing unless there is sufficient space
on the other side of the highway rail grade crossing to accommodate
the vehicle without obstructing the passage of a train or other
railroad equipment using the rails. Provides a fine for violation.
Provides that it is a Class 4 felony to change or deface any part of a
locomotive or freight car. Prohibits taking freight from any freight
car with the intent to permanently deprive its owner of the property
or knowingly accepting such freight from another person. Provides
penalties for violation. Prohibits a person from entering railroad
property, riding on the outside of a train without the railroad
carrier's consent, leading animals onto a railroad's right of way, or
throwing certain waste on a railroad right of way. Provides penalties
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Provides that provisions prohibiting trespassing on railroad
property shall not apply to railroad employees while performing
required duties in accordance with reasonable rail carrier company
FISCAL NOTE (Ill. Commerce Commission)
No fiscal impact on state revenues from SB 741.
HOUSE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Further amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes changes
concerning the penalties for certain violations.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0532
Last action date: 99-08-13
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 1 SENATE - 1
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