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 Bill Status of SB2515  96th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Ira I. Silverstein

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/12/2011SenateSession 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 805/8.34 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, beginning July 1, 2011, 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 or wanton misconduct, a school bus driver may not be held personally liable for the failure of passengers to wear seat safety belts. Pre-empts the exercise of 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
  1/12/2010SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Ira I. Silverstein
  1/12/2010SenateFirst Reading
  1/12/2010SenateReferred to Assignments
  2/10/2010SenateAssigned to Executive
  2/17/2010SenatePostponed - Executive
  2/24/2010SenatePostponed - Executive
  3/8/2010SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Assignments
  1/12/2011SenateSession Sine Die

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