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 Bill Status of SB2759  94th General Assembly


Senate Sponsors
Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-208from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 11-208

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, that enforces against any person an ordinance that (i) applies only to motorcycles and restricts their access to certain highways, (ii) requires motorcycle riders to wear protective headgear, or (iii) regulates motorcycles in a manner inconsistent with the Code, in addition to being liable to that person for the actual damages sustained, is liable to that person for punitive damages in an amount not less than $10,000 and not greater than $25,000 and for reasonable attorney's fees. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  1/20/2006SenateFiled with Secretary by Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  1/20/2006SenateFirst Reading
  1/20/2006SenateReferred to Rules
  2/1/2006SenateAssigned to Transportation
  2/8/2006SenatePostponed - Transportation
  2/9/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Debbie DeFrancesco Halvorson
  2/9/2006SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules
  2/17/2006SenateRule 3-9(a) / Re-referred to Rules
  1/9/2007SenateSession Sine Die

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