625 ILCS 5/12-816 new
30 ILCS 105/5.545 new
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code and the State Finance Act.
Provides that any school bus operating in the State must display a
toll free number that may be contacted to report improper operation of
a school bus. Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Secretary
of State shall adopt rules establishing the toll free number,
procedures for responding to the reports, and procedures for
forwarding the reports to school and law enforcement officials.
Provides that, subject to appropriation, the Secretary of State shall
establish a division exclusively dedicated to receiving,
investigating, and pursuing school bus complaints and conducting
administrative hearings relative to these complaints. Establishes the
School Bus Toll Free Hotline Fund as a special fund in the State
treasury and provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used to
implement the new provisions.
FISCAL NOTE (Office of the Secretary of State)
Due to the fact that the number of complaints that would be
filed under this proposed law is unknown, a fiscal impact
cannot be determined.
DEC-08-2000 H PREFILED WITH CLERK
JAN-10-2001 H FIRST READING
JAN-10-2001 H REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE RULES
JAN-30-2001 H FISCAL NOTE FILED
JAN-30-2001 H COMMITTEE RULES
JAN-30-2001 H ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR KENNER
JAN-30-2001 H ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR HOWARD
JAN-31-2001 H ASSIGNED TO COMMITTEE TRANSPORAT'N
MAR-16-2001 H RE-REFERRED TO RULES COMM/RULE 19(A) RULES HRUL
JAN-07-2003 H SESSION SINE DIE
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