91st General Assembly
Summary of SB0741
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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      
   for violations.                                                             
        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

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   1     SENATE -   1


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