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 Bill Status of HB0198  99th General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Robyn Gabel - Kelly M. Cassidy - Ann M. Williams

Senate Sponsors
(Sen. Donne E. Trotter)

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  7/29/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0172

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
625 ILCS 5/11-1308 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Prohibits the parking of non-electric vehicles in charging station spaces designated for electric vehicles. Allows any person or local authority owning or operating a parking facility to remove or cause to be removed any non-electric vehicle parked within a charging station space designated for use by an electric vehicle. Imposes a minimum fine of $75 on a person parking a non-electric vehicle in a space designated for electric vehicles. Requires municipalities to display signs indicating the fine imposed for a violation. Defines "electric vehicle", "electric vehicle charging station", and "electric vehicle registration plates".

House Committee Amendment No. 1
Amends bill by removing language that makes reference to vehicles displaying electric vehicle registration plates as being eligible to park in electric vehicle charging station spaces. In a subsection concerning potential fines for violation of the Section, removes requirement that applicable fine amounts be displayed on signs indicating the fine imposed. Also removes requirement that municipalities shall change the amount indicated on the sign if the fine is subsequently changed. Removes language defining the term, "electric vehicle registration plates".

DateChamber Action
  1/15/2015HouseFiled with the Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  1/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kelly M. Cassidy
  1/15/2015HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Ann M. Williams
  1/15/2015HouseFirst Reading
  1/15/2015HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  2/3/2015HouseAssigned to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/18/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Robyn Gabel
  2/18/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
  2/24/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Rules Refers to Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee
  2/26/2015HouseHouse Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted in Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; by Voice Vote
  2/26/2015HouseDo Pass as Amended / Short Debate Transportation: Vehicles & Safety Committee; 005-002-000
  2/26/2015HousePlaced on Calendar 2nd Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2015HouseSecond Reading - Short Debate
  3/10/2015HousePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading - Short Debate
  3/11/2015HouseThird Reading - Short Debate - Passed 061-050-003
  3/12/2015SenateArrive in Senate
  3/12/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of First Reading March 17, 2015
  3/24/2015SenateChief Senate Sponsor Sen. Donne E. Trotter
  3/24/2015SenateFirst Reading
  3/24/2015SenateReferred to Assignments
  4/8/2015SenateAssigned to Transportation
  4/29/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  5/6/2015SenatePostponed - Transportation
  5/13/2015SenateDo Pass Transportation; 015-001-000
  5/13/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading May 14, 2015
  5/19/2015SenateSecond Reading
  5/19/2015SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading May 20, 2015
  5/22/2015SenateRule 2-10 Third Reading Deadline Established As May 31, 2015
  5/26/2015SenateThird Reading - Passed; 055-001-000
  5/26/2015HousePassed Both Houses
  6/24/2015HouseSent to the Governor
  7/29/2015HouseGovernor Approved
  7/29/2015HouseEffective Date January 1, 2016
  7/29/2015HousePublic Act . . . . . . . . . 99-0172

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