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 Bill Status of HB2846  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  RTA-IDOT-FAST ACT

House Sponsors
Rep. Margo McDermed - Marcus C. Evans, Jr. and LaToya Greenwood

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
5 ILCS 140/7.5
20 ILCS 2705/2705-300was 20 ILCS 2705/49.18
20 ILCS 2705/2705-615 new
45 ILCS 111/100 new
70 ILCS 3605/9bfrom Ch. 111 2/3, par. 309b
70 ILCS 3615/2.11from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 702.11

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Illinois Department of Transportation (currently, the Regional Transportation Authority) shall develop, adopt, and implement system safety program standards and procedures meeting the requirements of the federal Fixing America's Surface Transportation Act. Limits liability. Amends the Freedom of Information Act to make certain records of the Illinois Department of Transportation exempt from inspection and copying. Amends the Bi-State Transit Safety Act. Provides a repeal date of December 31, 2017 for that Act. Amends the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority shall comply with all safety requirements under specified federal law as required by the Department of Transportation. Provides that the Department of Transportation has rail transit safety oversight authority for MetroLink. Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act making conforming changes. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  2/9/2017HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Margo McDermed
  2/9/2017HouseFirst Reading
  2/9/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/22/2017HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/24/2017HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Marcus C. Evans, Jr.
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Margo McDermed
  3/9/2017HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  3/16/2017HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. LaToya Greenwood
  3/31/2017HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/8/2019HouseSession Sine Die

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