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 Bill Status of HB4704  94th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John D'Amico - Sidney H. Mathias

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  2/7/2006HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-605.3 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Establishes speed limits for park zones where children are present. Provides that units of local government may set maximum speeds of less than 20 miles per hour for park zones. Provides that (i) exceeding the posted speed limit while passing a park zone or in an area where children are going to or coming from a park zone or (ii) failure to come to a complete stop at a stop sign or signal, including a signal at which a right turn on red is permitted, in an area where a park zone speed limit applies, is a violation of the new provision. Provides that a violation of the new provision is a petty offense with a minimum fine of $250 for a first offense and $500 for a second or subsequent offense. Provides that the violator shall be charged an additional $50, to be paid to the park district for safety purposes. Provides that, within 6 months of the effective date of the new provision, the Department of Transportation shall design a set of standardized traffic signs for park zones and park zone streets, the design of which shall be made available to all units of local government or manufacturers at no charge except for reproduction and postage.

DateChamber Action
  1/12/2006HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John D'Amico
  1/12/2006HouseFirst Reading
  1/12/2006HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/25/2006HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Sidney H. Mathias
  1/31/2006HouseAssigned to Transportation and Motor Vehicles Committee
  2/7/2006HouseMotion Filed Rep. John D'Amico; Table House Bill 4704 Pursuant to Rule 60(b)
  2/7/2006HouseMotion Prevailed
  2/7/2006HouseTabled By Sponsor Rep. John D'Amico

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