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HB1108VEH CD-STREET NOISE MONITORING (REP. MARGARET CROKE) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the City of Chicago shall (instead of "may") enact an ordinance providing for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of the roadway known as Jean-Baptiste Pointe DuSable Lake Shore Drive. Requires that the installation of the noise monitoring system shall be completed within 6 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act. Requires that, 12 months after the effective date of the amendatory Act, and any time after the first report as the City deems necessary, the City of Chicago shall prepare a noise monitoring report with the data collected from the system and, upon request, shall make the report available to the public. Limits home rule powers.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/7/2023 - House Transportation: Regulations, Roads & Bridges2/23/2023 - Assigned to House Transportation: Regulations, Roads & Bridges
 Comments:   Creates a noise monitoring program on Lake Shore Drive. Could Possibly lead to motorcycles being targeted by automated and unreliable enforcement.
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   HB1108
 
HB1634VEH CD–CALI EMISSION STANDARDS (REP. EDGAR GONZALEZ JR.) Amends the Vehicle Emissions Inspection Law of 2005 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, by December 1, 2023, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall adopt rules to implement the motor vehicle emission standards of the State of California, including, but not limited to the (1) zero-emission vehicle program, (2) low-emission vehicle program, (3) advanced clean trucks program, and (4) heavy-duty low NOx omnibus program, and shall amend the rules within 6 months of any changes to maintain consistency with the California motor vehicle emission standards and federal clean air laws. Provides that the rules may incorporate by reference the California motor vehicle standards established in final regulations issued by the California Air Resources Board and promulgated under the California Health and Safety Code. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/16/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Bob Morgan
 Recent Status:   2/7/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Janet Yang Rohr
2/6/2024 - House Energy & Environment
 Comments:   
Sister bill to SB2050 - brings CA emissions to Illinois which is hostile to racing, off-road, and motorcycle community.
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   HB1634
 
HB2053AUTONOMOUS VEH REQUIREMENTS (REP. STEPHANIE KIFOWIT) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "autonomous vehicle" as a motor vehicle that possesses the capability (enabled or not) for automated functions to control movement of the vehicle along 2 axes of direction simultaneously. Provides that, before selling or continuing to operate a new or used autonomous vehicle in this State and before updating the software or hardware of any automated driving system on such a vehicle, a manufacturer shall submit to the Department of Transportation documentation regarding the level of driving automation, along with a filing fee in an amount to be determined by the Department. Provides that the Department shall assemble an Automated Driving Systems Review Committee to evaluate submitted documentation and make determinations concerning the level of automated driving capabilities and the suitability of the vehicle for operation on public roads. Provides that an autonomous vehicle classified as having Level 2 Driving Automation may be sold to consumers and registered for use. Provides that the owner of the automated vehicle shall file an annual report with the Department of Transportation stating the number of miles driven per year, the estimated number of miles driven using equipped automated driving systems, and any collisions that occurred involving the vehicle. Prohibits the sale or operation of autonomous vehicles classified as having Level 3, 4, or 5 Driving Automation. Provides that a resident may file a request for the Automated Driving Systems Review Committee to review an existing vehicle sold or registered in this State, and that the Secretary of State shall receive and investigate complaints of a dealer selling a vehicle prohibited for sale under the new provisions. Provides that a person who operates a prohibited vehicle is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and that such a vehicle is subject to impoundment. Provides penalties for the unauthorized sale or modification of an autonomous vehicle.
 Current Status:   2/21/2024 - House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
 Recent Status:   1/31/2024 - Assigned to House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
4/26/2023 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Camille Y. Lilly
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB2053
 
HB2131VEH CD-25MPH LIMIT NEAR BIKES (REP. HOAN HUYNH; SEN. MIKE SIMMONS) House Committee Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Requires the Secretary of Transportation to establish and convene the Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force to develop a structured, coordinated process for early engagement of all parties to develop policies to reduce traffic fatalities to zero. Provides that the Task Force shall include, but is not limited to, representatives from the Illinois State Police, State-supported institutions of higher learning, the Department of Transportation, the Department of Public Health, local governments, bicycle safety organizations, statewide motorist service membership organizations, transportation advocacy organizations, and labor organizations. Requires the Secretary of Transportation to prepare and submit a report of findings based on the Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force's efforts to the General Assembly on or before January 1, 2025. Sets forth issues that shall be included in the report. Provides for repeal of the provisions on January 1, 2026. Effective immediately.

House Floor Amendment No. 2 - Provides that representatives from the Secretary of State and motorcycle safety organizations shall be included in the Zero Traffic Fatalities Task Force.

Senate Committee Amendment No. 1 - Changes the members of the Task Force to the following: (i) the Secretary of Transportation, or the Secretary's designee, who shall serve as Chair of the Task Force; (ii) the Director of State Police, or the Director's designee; (iii) the Secretary of State, or the Secretary's designee; (iv) the Director of Public Health, or the Director's designee; (v) a member from 3 different public universities in this State, appointed by the Governor; (vi) a representative of a statewide motorcycle safety organization, appointed by the Governor; (vii) ) a representative of a statewide motorist service membership organization, appointed by the Governor; (viii) a representative of a statewide transportation advocacy organization, appointed by the Governor; (ix) a representative of a bicycle safety organization, appointed by the Governor; (x) a representative of a statewide organization representing municipalities, appointed by the Governor; and (xi) a representative of a statewide labor organization, appointed by the Governor.
 Current Status:   7/28/2023 - Effective Date July 28, 2023
 Recent Status:   7/28/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0295
7/28/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 Comments:   Amended bill creates a Zero Traffic Fatality Task Force. 2nd Amendment to the bill puts a motorcycle organization on the task force.
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB2131
 
HB2431VEH CD-VIDEO CONFERENCING (REP. MICHAEL KELLY; SEN. JAVIER CERVANTES) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person may not operate a motor vehicle on a roadway while using an electronic communication device, including using an electronic communication device to participate in any video conferencing application or to access any social media site. Excludes the exemptions that permit a driver to use an electronic communication device in hands-free or voice-operated mode or by pressing a single button to activate or terminate a voice communication when a person is using the electronic communication device to watch or stream video, participate in any video conferencing application, or access any social media site.
 Current Status:   7/28/2023 - Effective Date January 1, 2024
 Recent Status:   7/28/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0310
7/28/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 Comments:   ABATE of Illinois supports all efforts to reduce distracted driving.
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB2431
 
HB2582VEH CD-TEST EXEMPTION UNDER 18 (REP. BRADLEY FRITTS; SEN. DORIS TURNER) Amends Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes the testing requirement for motorcycle operators who are under the age of 18.
 Current Status:   6/30/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0162
 Recent Status:   6/30/2023 - Effective Date January 1, 2024
6/30/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 Comments:   This bill eliminates the duplicate motorcycle testing requirement for 16-17 yrs olds. This bill still requires 16-17 yr olds to attend and successfully complete a MSF Basic Rider Course which includes the standard SOS riding test as part of its curriculum and is a higher standard than what is placed on potential riders 18+ in age. It eliminates the requirement to test a 2nd time at a SOS facility.
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB2582
 
HB2913SAFE AUTONOMOUS VEHICLE ACT (REP. CURTIS TARVER, II) Creates the Safe Autonomous Vehicle Act. Provides definitions. Provides that upon notification to the Secretary of State, a Motor Vehicle Manufacturer may commence a safe autonomous vehicle project with a vehicle installed with an Automated Driving System after providing notification to the Secretary of State and after self-certification under certain conditions. Provides that the Manufacturer shall determine the geographical boundaries of the project and shall maintain incident records and provide periodic summaries to the Secretary of State and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration. Provides that the Participating Fleet in the program shall be insured by the Manufacturer who shall assume liability for incidents where the automated driving system technology is at fault for that incident. Provides that any person operates a vehicle with automated driving system technology without first satisfying the eligibility requirements in the Act shall be fined $10,000 for a first violation and a second or subsequent violation is a Class A misdemeanor. Preempts home rule powers. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   3/10/2023 - Rule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
 Recent Status:   3/8/2023 - House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety3/1/2023 - House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
 Comments:   Bill allows for self certification instead of independent verification, has no oversight or reporting requirements, and has no requirement to show that the system is safe for use on public roads before using them for field testing. Our lives are not a field test!
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   HB2913
 
HB3548VEH CD-NON-HIGHWAY VEHICLES (REP. BRADLEY FRITTS) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the operation of a non-highway vehicle is authorized if it is operated only on streets where the posted speed limit is 55 (rather than 35) miles per hour or less and the use of the non-highway vehicle is permitted by the unit of local government. Provides that a non-highway vehicle may cross a road or street at an intersection where the road or street has a posted speed limit of more than 55 (rather than 35) miles per hour. Provides that a county board located in a county that permits the use of a non-highway vehicle on its roadways shall not be deemed liable for crashes involving the use of a non-highway vehicle on its roadways.
 Current Status:   2/21/2024 - House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
 Recent Status:   2/16/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Rules Committee
2/16/2024 - House Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Clerk by Rep. Bradley Fritts
 Comments:   Representative Fritts is working to get all stakeholders concerns addressed on this bill to allow off road vehicles to use county and township roads.
 Report Position:   Neutral
 State Bill Page:   HB3548
 
HB3674SALE OF E-15 GASOLINE (REP. WAYNE ROSENTHAL) Amends the Motor Fuel Sales Act. Authorizes motor fuel blends containing 10.5% to 15% ethanol, by volume, to be sold in the State at any time during the year if permitted under federal law. Provides that, if a federal authorization must be obtained to provide for the year-round sale of those motor fuel blends, then the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall take all actions necessary to obtain the federal authorization on behalf of the State.
 Current Status:   3/30/2023 - House Revenue & Finance
 Recent Status:   3/29/2023 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. William E Hauter
3/23/2023 - House Revenue & Finance
 Comments:   The unchecked expansion of 15% ethanol fuel can lead to damage to motorcycle fuel systems and cause motorcyclists to violate the clean air act as their engines are not certified to run any fuel beyond 10% ethanol.
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   HB3674
 
HB4431VEH CD-NO ROAD TEST OVER 75 (REP. JEFF KEICHER) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Removes language providing that the examination of an applicant for a driver's license or permit who is 75 years of age or older or, if the Secretary of State adopts rules to raise the age requirement for actual demonstrations, the examination of an applicant who has attained that increased age or is older shall include an actual demonstration of the applicant's ability to exercise ordinary and reasonable control of the operation of a motor vehicle. Effective January 1, 2025.
 Current Status:   2/21/2024 - House Transportation: Vehicles & Safety
 Recent Status:   2/20/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dan Ugaste
2/8/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Suzanne M. Ness
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB4431
 
HB4483VEH CD-RECKLESS DRIVING (REP. DAN CAULKINS) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a person commits reckless driving when the person drives or operates any vehicle without physically being present in the vehicle.
 Current Status:   2/14/2024 - Assigned to House Judiciary - Criminal
 Recent Status:   1/17/2024 - Referred to House Rules
1/17/2024 - FIRST READING
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB4483
 
HB4756PERSONAL PROP LEFT IN VEHICLES (REP. STEPHANIE KIFOWIT) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that any personal property belonging to the vehicle owner in a vehicle subject to a lien under the provisions shall not be subject to that lien. Provides that a commercial relocator that removes a vehicle subject to a lien shall allow the owner access to the vehicle to retrieve any personal property left inside of the vehicle without charge. Removes provisions concerning the types of personal property that could be removed from a vehicle subject to a lien after it has been towed.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/5/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Stephanie A. Kifowit
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB4756
 
HB4848VEH CD-LOAD COVERS (REP. JEFF KEICHER) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no person shall operate a second division vehicle having a gross vehicle weight rating of 8,000 pounds or more loaded with dirt, aggregate, garbage, refuse, or other similar material on any highway, unless a cover or tarpaulin of sufficient size is attached so as to prevent any load, residue, or other material from escaping. Allows a vehicle owner to be found in violation of the provisions. Provides that any violation of the provisions shall be a petty offense and the owner or operator of the vehicle in violation shall be subject to mandatory minimum fine of $150 (rather than a fine not to exceed $250). Amends the Criminal and Traffic Assessment Act. In provisions concerning conditional assessments, provides for distribution of a conditional assessment for a violation of the provisions requiring covers or tarpaulins for certain loads.
 Current Status:   2/20/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Dagmara Avelar
 Recent Status:   2/14/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Will Guzzardi
2/9/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Lance Yednock
 Comments:   Uncovered loads on larger trucks leads to loose debris endangering motorcyclists. This bill attempts to fix that issue.
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB4848
 
HB4860VEHICLE SALE/USE & EMISSIONS (REP. DAVE SEVERIN) Creates the Unlawful Restrictions on the Use and Sale of Motor Vehicles Act. Provides that no State agency or unit of local government shall restrict the use or sale of a motor vehicle based on the energy source used to power the motor vehicle, including an energy source used for propulsion or used for powering other functions of the motor vehicle. Limits the concurrent exercise of home rule powers. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the Environmental Protection Agency shall not propose and the Illinois Pollution Control Board shall not adopt motor vehicle emissions standards that are established by California as a result of California having received a waiver pursuant to the federal Clean Air Act.
 Current Status:   2/16/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Travis Weaver
 Recent Status:   2/7/2024 - Referred to House Rules
2/7/2024 - FIRST READING
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB4860
 
HB5435VEH CD-NOISE MONITORING (REP. JENNIFER SANALITRO) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that a unit of local government, including a home rule unit, may not enact an ordinance providing for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of its roadways (removing language allowing the City of Chicago to enact an ordinance providing for a noise monitoring system upon any portion of the roadway known as Lake Shore Drive). Makes changes to the definition of "noise monitoring system".
 Current Status:   2/22/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Martin McLaughlin
 Recent Status:   2/22/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Brad Stephens
2/22/2024 - Added Co-Sponsor Rep. Norine K. Hammond
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   HB5435
 
HB5620VEH CD-MOTORCYCLE HELMETS (REP. DANIEL DIDECH) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Requires the operator of a motorcycle, motor driven cycle, or moped and all passengers to wear a motorcycle helmet. Defines "motorcycle helmet".
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to House Rules
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/9/2024 - Filed with the Clerk by Rep. Daniel Didech
 Comments:   ABATE of Illinois supports the freedom of individuals to choose their safety gear and opposes government mandates on equipment worn. Additionally this bill clashes with established IL Supreme Court Precedent
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   HB5620
 
SB896TRANSPORTATION-TECH (SEN. DORIS TURNER; REP. MATT HANSON) Senate Floor Amendment No. 1 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that auxiliary lighting on a motorcycle may not emit blue (rather than red or blue) lights. Provides that a motorcycle may be equipped with 2 forward facing electric turn signals mounted on or near the handlebar grip assembly, or on the front fork assembly, or front fender shroud. Requires that lamps shall be mounted on the same level and as widely spaced laterally as practicable, and when signaling, shall emit a white or amber light. Provides that a motorcycle may be equipped with 2 forward facing electric driving lights which display a steady-on white or amber light. Provides that the lights may be in addition to but not in lieu of the required lamps on motorcycles required under the Code. Provides that the driving lights may by the same lamp housing shall only be actuated to a flashing signal to comply with the requirements of other provisions under the Code.

House Floor Amendment No. 2 - Provides that auxiliary accent lights that are authorized by the Code may emit red light only while the stop lamp on a motorcycle is illuminated and the motorcycle is in the course of braking. Corrects cross-references.
 Current Status:   7/28/2023 - Effective Date January 1, 2024
 Recent Status:   7/28/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0374
7/28/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 State Bill Page:   SB896
 
SB1248TRANSPORTATION-TECH (SEN. DORIS TURNER) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning the short title.
 Current Status:   3/30/2023 - Sponsor Removed Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
 Recent Status:   3/24/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
3/23/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Andrew S. Chesney
 Comments:   This bill will become the LED lighting update legislation that ABATE is working on.
 State Bill Page:   SB1248
 
SB1471AUTONOMOUS VEH REQUIREMENTS (SEN. SALLY TURNER) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Defines "autonomous vehicle" as a motor vehicle that possesses the capability (enabled or not) for automated functions to control movement of the vehicle along 2 axes of direction simultaneously. Provides that, before selling or continuing to operate a new or used autonomous vehicle in this State and before updating the software or hardware of any automated driving system on such a vehicle, a manufacturer shall submit to the Department of Transportation documentation regarding the level of driving automation, along with a filing fee in an amount to be determined by the Department. Provides that the Department shall assemble an Automated Driving Systems Review Committee to evaluate submitted documentation and make determinations concerning the level of automated driving capabilities and the suitability of the vehicle for operation on public roads. Provides that an autonomous vehicle classified as having Level 2 Driving Automation may be sold to consumers and registered for use. Provides that the owner of the automated vehicle shall file an annual report with the Department of Transportation stating the number of miles driven per year, the estimated number of miles driven using equipped automated driving systems, and any collisions that occurred involving the vehicle. Prohibits the sale or operation of autonomous vehicles classified as having Level 3, 4, or 5 Driving Automation. Provides that a resident may file a request for the Automated Driving Systems Review Committee to review an existing vehicle sold or registered in this State, and that the Secretary of State shall receive and investigate complaints of a dealer selling a vehicle prohibited for sale under the new provisions. Provides that a person who operates a prohibited vehicle is guilty of a Class A misdemeanor and that such a vehicle is subject to impoundment. Provides penalties for the unauthorized sale or modification of an autonomous vehicle.
 Current Status:   3/24/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Javier L. Cervantes
 Recent Status:   3/22/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karina Villa
2/7/2023 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Comments:   ABATE bill to regulate Autonomous Vehicles and protect the safety of Illinois motorcyclists.
 State Bill Page:   SB1471
 
SB1963USE/OCC TX-CROSS REFERENCE (SEN. CELINA VILLANUEVA; REP. CURTIS TARVER, II) House Floor Amendment No. 2 - Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Use Tax Act, the Service Use Tax Act, and the Service Occupation Tax Act to update a cross reference. Makes changes concerning incentives for mid-range ethanol blends, gasohol, and majority blended ethanol fuel. Makes changes concerning an exemption for materials, parts, equipment, components, and furnishings incorporated into or upon an aircraft. Provides that the exemption for farm machinery and equipment also includes certain electrical power generation equipment. Makes changes concerning aviation fuel. Provides that amounts paid as taxes under those Acts shall be deemed assessed upon the date of receipt of payment. Amends the Hotel Operators' Occupation Tax Act. Provides that the tax shall not apply to gross rental receipts received from an entity that is organized and operated exclusively by an organization chartered by the United States Congress for the purpose of providing disaster relief. Amends the New Markets Development Program Act. Increases the annual cap on investments, and extends the sunset of the Act. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes changes concerning municipal tax review of public utilities. Amends the River Edge Redevelopment Zone Act. Provides that the Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity may certify 2 additional pilot River Edge Redevelopment Zones in the City of Joliet and the City of Kankakee. Amends the Historic Preservation Tax Credit Act. Extends the sunset of the Act and provides for the authorization of additional credits. Amends the Parking Excise Tax Act. Makes changes concerning booking intermediaries. Amends the Illinois Income Tax Act. Makes changes concerning withholding for investment partnerships. Makes changes to the definition of "investment partnership". Creates a credit for individuals who serve as volunteer emergency workers. Makes changes concerning distributions to retired partners or shareholders under a retirement or disability plan. Amends the Cigarette Tax Act. Makes changes concerning the distribution of moneys collected pursuant to (i) the Cigarette Tax Act, (ii) the Cigarette Use Tax Act, and (iii) the tax imposed on little cigars under the Tobacco Products Tax Act of 1995. Amends the Illinois Municipal Code. Makes changes concerning the Non-Home Rule Municipal Use Tax Act and the Non-Home Rule Municipal Service Occupation Tax Act. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   6/7/2023 - Effective Date June 7, 2023; ; Some Provisions Effective July 1, 2023; and Some Provisions Effective January 1, 2024
 Recent Status:   6/7/2023 - Public Act . . . . . . . . . 103-0009
6/7/2023 - GOVERNOR APPROVED
 State Bill Page:   SB1963
 
SB2050VEH CD–CALI EMISSION STANDARDS (SEN. RAM VILLIVALAM) Amends the Vehicle Emissions Inspection Law of 2005 of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that, by December 1, 2023, the Illinois Environmental Protection Agency shall adopt rules to implement the motor vehicle emission standards of the State of California, including, but not limited to the (1) zero-emission vehicle program, (2) low-emission vehicle program, (3) advanced clean trucks program, and (4) heavy-duty low NOx omnibus program, and shall amend the rules within 6 months of any changes to maintain consistency with the California motor vehicle emission standards and federal clean air laws. Provides that the rules may incorporate by reference the California motor vehicle standards established in final regulations issued by the California Air Resources Board and promulgated under the California Health and Safety Code. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   4/25/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Mattie Hunter
 Recent Status:   4/21/2023 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Sara Feigenholtz
4/19/2023 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Rachel Ventura
 Comments:   Bill would bring California Air Resources Board Restrictions to Illinois. This would put Illinois regs in the hands of unelected bureaucrats in CA. These regs have been hostile to on and off road riders in CA.
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   SB2050
 
SB2839VEH CD-EMISSION TEST STANDARDS (SEN. MIKE SIMMONS) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Sets forth the General Assembly's intentions. Requires the Environmental Protection Agency to adopt rules to implement the motor vehicle emission standards of the State of California and the advanced clean cars II program. Permits the rules to incorporate by reference the California motor vehicle standards established in the final regulations issued by the California Air Resources Board pursuant to Title 13 of the California Code of Regulations and adopted under the authority of Division 26 of the California Health and Safety Code. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/7/2024 - Added as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. David Koehler
 Recent Status:   2/1/2024 - Added as Co-Sponsor Sen. Julie A. Morrison
1/19/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Report Position:   Oppose
 State Bill Page:   SB2839
 
SB3177VEH CD-DISMISSAL OF VIOLATION (SEN. DAN MCCONCHIE) Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that it shall be grounds for dismissal of a standing, parking, compliance, automated speed enforcement system, or automated traffic law violation if the State registration number or vehicle make specified is incorrect. Effective immediately.
 Current Status:   2/6/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/6/2024 - FIRST READING
2/6/2024 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Dan McConchie
 Comments:   Many automated enforcement cameras fail to catch motorcycle plates clearly which leads to guesses on proper enforcement. This law would force accuracy in these kinds of traps for motorcyclists.
 State Bill Page:   SB3177
 
SB3621TOLL HWY ACT-CASH OPTION (SEN. STEVE MCCLURE) Amends the Toll Highway Act. Requires the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to establish an option to pay with tangible legal United States currency at every toll plaza and toll location point.
 Current Status:   2/9/2024 - Referred to Senate Assignments
 Recent Status:   2/9/2024 - FIRST READING
2/9/2024 - Filed with Secretary by Sen. Steve McClure
 Comments:   Tollway transponders and stickers aren't always accurate when used with motorcycles. This gives bikes a cash option.
 Report Position:   Support
 State Bill Page:   SB3621
 
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