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 Bill Status of HB0365  102nd General Assembly


Short Description:  DUI MEMORIAL MARKERS

House Sponsors
Rep. Nicholas K. Smith - Carol Ammons and Katie Stuart

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. John Connor)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0060

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 125/20


Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Roadside Memorial Act. Provides that on and after July 1, 2021, a DUI memorial marker shall bear the message "Don't Drive Under the Influence" (rather than "Please Don't Drink and Drive"). Effective immediately.

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
605 ILCS 125/5
605 ILCS 125/23.1
625 ILCS 70/20

Replaces everything after the enacting clause with the contents of the introduced bill, and makes the following changes: Provides that a fatal accident memorial marker shall consist of a white on blue panel bearing the message "Reckless Driving Costs Lives" if the victim or victims died as a proximate result of a crash caused by a driver who committed an act of reckless homicide. Provides that all other fatal accident memorial markers shall consist of a white on blue panel bearing the message "Drive With Care". Makes changes to the purpose of the Act and intentions of the fatal accident memorial marker program. Amends the DUI Prevention and Education Commission Act. Provides that, starting in 2021 and continuing every year after, the cash balance in the Roadside Memorial Fund on June 30 shall be transferred to the DUI Prevention and Education Fund as soon as practical. Effective immediately.

Actions 
DateChamber Action
  1/28/2021HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  1/29/2021HouseFirst Reading
  1/29/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  3/2/2021HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/9/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Nicholas K. Smith
  3/9/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/11/2021HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Carol Ammons
  3/11/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  3/17/2021HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  3/17/2021HouseDo Pass as Amended / Consent Calendar Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 010-000-000
  3/18/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/14/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  4/16/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  4/20/2021HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Katie Stuart
  4/21/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 117-000-000
  4/21/2021SenateArrive in Senate
  4/21/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading April 22, 2021
  4/27/2021SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. John Connor
  4/27/2021SenateFirst Reading
  4/27/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  5/4/2021SenateAssigned to Transportation
  5/12/2021SenateDo Pass Transportation; 019-000-000
  5/12/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 13, 2021
  5/13/2021SenateSecond Reading
  5/13/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 14, 2021
  5/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading ** May 25, 2021
  5/27/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 057-000-000
  5/27/2021HousePassed Both Houses
  6/23/2021HouseSent to the Governor
  7/9/2021HouseGovernor Approved
  7/9/2021HouseEffective Date July 9, 2021
  7/9/2021HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0060

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