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 Bill Status of SB0080  95th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Edward D. Maloney - Todd Sieben - Chris Lauzen - Michael Bond - Randall M. Hultgren, Carole Pankau, Larry K. Bomke, Pamela J. Althoff and Linda Holmes

House Sponsors
(Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Lou Lang - John D'Amico - Dave Winters - Sidney H. Mathias, John A. Fritchey, Mike Fortner, Kathleen A. Ryg, Rich Brauer, Elizabeth Coulson, Sara Feigenholtz, Harry R. Ramey, Jr., Sandy Cole and Ed Sullivan, Jr.)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/16/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0231

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-703from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-703
625 ILCS 5/11-806from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-806
625 ILCS 5/11-1505from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-1505

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the driver of a vehicle overtaking a bicycle or individual proceeding in the same direction on a highway must maintain a distance of at least 3 feet between the vehicle and the bicycle or individual. Provides that a bicycle rider may signal a right turn by extending his or her right hand horizontally and to the right side of the bicycle. Provides that the rider of a bicycle or a motorized pedal cycle shall ride as close to the right-hand curb or edge as practicable and safe (rather than as close as practicable), except in specified circumstances. Provides that, in addition to the existing exceptions, the rider is not required to ride as close to the right-hand curb or edge as practicable and safe when the rider is approaching a place where a right turn is authorized.

DateChamber Action
  1/31/2007SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Edward D. Maloney
  1/31/2007SenateFirst Reading
  1/31/2007SenateReferred to Rules
  2/1/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Todd Sieben
  2/2/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Chris Lauzen
  2/7/2007SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Carole Pankau
  2/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Michael Bond
  2/22/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Larry K. Bomke
  2/23/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Pamela J. Althoff
  3/1/2007SenateDo Pass Transportation; 009-000-001
  3/1/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2007
  3/2/2007SenateSecond Reading
  3/2/2007SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 6, 2007
  3/2/2007SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  3/8/2007SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Randall M. Hultgren
  3/8/2007SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  3/8/2007HouseArrived in House
  3/8/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading
  3/8/2007HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  3/8/2007HouseFirst Reading
  3/8/2007HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  4/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico
  4/17/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Mike Fortner
  4/30/2007HouseAssigned to Drivers Education & Safety Committee
  5/2/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  5/8/2007HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Drivers Education & Safety Committee; 011-000-000
  5/9/2007HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  5/10/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Rich Brauer
  5/21/2007HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2007HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  5/21/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  5/21/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sara Feigenholtz
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Dave Winters
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Harry R. Ramey, Jr.
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Sandy Cole
  5/22/2007HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Ed Sullivan, Jr.
  5/22/2007HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 107-008-000
  5/22/2007SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/20/2007SenateSent to the Governor
  8/16/2007SenateGovernor Approved
  8/16/2007SenateEffective Date January 1, 2008
  8/16/2007SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 95-0231

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