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 Bill Status of SB0051  100th General Assembly

Short Description:  VEH CD-LENGTH AND SIZE REQ

Senate Sponsors
Sen. William E. Brady - Linda Holmes and Karen McConnaughay

House Sponsors
(Rep. Daniel V. Beiser)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/15-107from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 15-107

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the maximum length of a truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer may not exceed 65 feet (rather than 55 feet) overall dimension on all non-State highways. Removes the requirement that truck tractor-semitrailer combinations must have no more than a maximum 55 feet overall wheel base on Class III roadways and other non-designated State highways. Provides that the distance between the kingpin and the axle of a semitrailer longer than 48 feet, in combination with a truck tractor, may not exceed 42 feet 6 inches, unless the trailer or semitrailer is used for the transport of livestock.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1
Adds reference to:
605 ILCS 5/9-113.02

Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Reinserts the provisions of the introduced bill with the following changes. Amends the Illinois Highway Code. Provides that any agency or instrumentality of the State of Illinois or unit of local government may seek recovery for the cost of the repair of damaged or destroyed highways, highway structures, or traffic-control devices that result from operating, driving, or moving a truck tractor-semitrailer combination exceeding 55 feet in overall dimension. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that an agency or instrumentality of the State of Illinois or any unit of local government shall not be required to widen or otherwise alter a non-State highway, Class III highway, or other non-designated State highway constructed before the effective date of the bill to accommodate the increase in dimension of a truck tractor-semitrailer combination.

DateChamber Action
  12/5/2016SenatePrefiled with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
  1/11/2017SenateFirst Reading
  1/11/2017SenateReferred to Assignments
  1/24/2017SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/23/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
  2/23/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
  2/27/2017SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
  2/28/2017SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
  3/1/2017SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 016-000-000
  3/1/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
  3/14/2017SenateSecond Reading
  3/14/2017SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
  4/5/2017SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
  4/5/2017HouseArrived in House
  4/5/2017HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
  4/5/2017HouseFirst Reading
  4/5/2017HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  4/25/2017SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
  12/4/2018SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
  1/9/2019SenateSession Sine Die

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