Bill Status of SB1942 95th General Assembly
Short Description: RTA-SENIOR FARE CARDS
Sen. Kirk W. Dillard
| 1/13/2009||Senate||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Metropolitan Transit Authority Act and the Regional Transportation Authority Act. Provides that the Regional Transportation Authority must implement a single fare card system to allow senior citizens aged 65 and older who reside within the metropolitan region to use all transit services provided by the Chicago Transit Authority, the Suburban Bus Division, and the Commuter Rail Division free of charge. Sets forth certain criteria for the fare cards. Provides that it is a Class A misdemeanor for an applicant to provide false information on an application for a senior citizen fare card. Provides that the Chicago Transit Authority, the Suburban Bus Division, and the Commuter Rail Division must provide transit services free of charge to active duty military personnel who are in uniform. Effective immediately.
|Date||Chamber|| Action|| 2/7/2008||Senate||Filed with Secretary by Sen. Kirk W. Dillard|| 2/7/2008||Senate||First Reading|| 2/7/2008||Senate||Referred to Rules|| 1/13/2009||Senate||Session Sine Die|