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 Bill Status of SB1231  102nd General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Scott M. Bennett

House Sponsors
(Rep. Tom Demmer, Norine K. Hammond and Tony McCombie)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0312

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
610 ILCS 5/2from Ch. 114, par. 2

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Railroad Incorporation Act. Makes a technical change in a provision concerning articles of incorporation.

Senate Floor Amendment No. 1
Deletes reference to:
610 ILCS 5/2
Adds reference to:
20 ILCS 862/10
20 ILCS 862/36.7 new
625 ILCS 5/1-168.8

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Recreational Trails of Illinois Act. Changes the definition of "off-highway vehicle" to exclude large non-highway vehicles. Provides that a large non-highway vehicle may not be granted an off-highway vehicle trails public access sticker or be operated on lands or waters that require the display of such a sticker. Defines "large non-highway vehicle" as any motorized off-highway device designed to travel primarily off-highway, greater than 64 inches and not more than 75 inches in width, having a manufacturer's dry weight of 3,500 pounds or less, traveling on 4 or more non-highway tires, designed with a non-straddle seat and a steering wheel for steering control, except equipment such as lawnmowers. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Changes the definition of "recreational off-highway vehicle" to include electric-powered vehicles having a manufacturer's dry weight of 3,000 or less.

DateChamber Action
  2/25/2021SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Don Harmon
  2/25/2021SenateFirst Reading
  2/25/2021SenateReferred to Assignments
  3/17/2021SenateAssigned to Executive
  3/24/2021SenateDo Pass Executive; 016-000-000
  3/24/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 25, 2021
  3/25/2021SenateSecond Reading
  3/25/2021SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading April 13, 2021
  4/19/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/19/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  4/22/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  4/23/2021SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As April 30, 2021
  4/27/2021SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. Scott M. Bennett
  4/28/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Recommend Do Adopt Transportation; 016-000-000
  4/29/2021SenateRecalled to Second Reading
  4/29/2021SenateSenate Floor Amendment No. 1 Adopted; Bennett
  4/29/2021SenateThird Reading - Passed; 054-000-000
  4/30/2021HouseArrived in House
  4/30/2021HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Emanuel Chris Welch
  5/4/2021HouseFirst Reading
  5/4/2021HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  5/5/2021HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  5/6/2021HouseAlternate Chief Sponsor Changed to Rep. Tom Demmer
  5/12/2021HouseDo Pass / Consent Calendar Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 010-000-000
  5/13/2021HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/24/2021HouseSecond Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/24/2021HouseHeld on Calendar Order of Second Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/25/2021HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Consent Calendar
  5/26/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
  5/26/2021HouseAdded Alternate Co-Sponsor Rep. Tony McCombie
  5/26/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - First Day
  5/27/2021HouseThird Reading - Consent Calendar - Passed 116-000-000
  5/27/2021SenatePassed Both Houses
  6/25/2021SenateSent to the Governor
  8/6/2021SenateGovernor Approved
  8/6/2021SenateEffective Date January 1, 2022
  8/6/2021SenatePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 102-0312

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