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 Bill Status of HB0166  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Elizabeth Coulson - LaShawn K. Ford - Luis Arroyo - Sidney H. Mathias - Lou Lang

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
65 ILCS 5/11-40-2afrom Ch. 24, par. 11-40-2a
625 ILCS 5/12-807from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 12-807
30 ILCS 805/8.33 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2010, each school bus that is purchased new shall be equipped with seat safety belts for each passenger. Provides that the State Board of Education shall adopt rules to ensure that school districts require all passengers on those buses to wear seat safety belts. Provides that except for willful and wanton conduct, a school bus driver may not be held personally liable for the failure of passengers to wear seat safety belts. Denies home rule powers. Makes a corresponding change in the Illinois Municipal Code. Amends the State Mandates Act to require implementation without reimbursement by the State. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/13/2009HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Elizabeth Coulson
  1/14/2009HouseFirst Reading
  1/14/2009HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. LaShawn K. Ford
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Luis Arroyo
  2/4/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  2/4/2009HouseAssigned to Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/5/2009HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/5/2009HouseMoved to Suspend Rule 25 Rep. Barbara Flynn Currie
  2/5/2009HouseSuspend Rule 25 - Prevailed
  2/20/2009HouseRemoved Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  2/20/2009HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Lou Lang
  3/13/2009HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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