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 Bill Status of HB6073  96th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. John A. Fritchey

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

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/12-813.1
625 ILCS 5/12-816

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a school bus must contain either an operating cellular radio telecommunication device (cell phone) or two-way radio (rather than just a two-way radio) while the school bus driver is in possession of a school bus and provides that the cell phone or two-way radio must be turned on and adjusted in a manner that would alert the school bus driver of an incoming communication request. Provides that a school bus driver may use a cell phone to communicate with school authorities or their designees about any other issue relating to the operation of the school bus or the welfare and safety of any passenger. Deletes a provision concerning the use of cell phone that has a digital two-way radio. Makes corresponding changes in a provision concerning post-trip inspections of school busses. Effective immediately.

 Fiscal Note (Secretary of State)
 No fiscal effect on the Office of Secretary of State.

 State Mandates Fiscal Note (Dept. of Commerce & Economic Opportunity)
 This bill does not create a State mandate.

DateChamber Action
  2/11/2010HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. John A. Fritchey
  2/11/2010HouseFirst Reading
  2/11/2010HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/23/2010HouseAssigned to Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/10/2010HouseDo Pass / Short Debate Vehicles & Safety Committee; 006-000-000
  3/10/2010HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/16/2010HouseFiscal Note Requested by Rep. David Reis
  3/16/2010HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Requested by Rep. David Reis
  3/17/2010HouseFiscal Note Filed
  3/23/2010HouseState Mandates Fiscal Note Filed
  3/25/2010HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/25/2010HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Short Debate
  3/26/2010HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2011HouseSession Sine Die

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