IL SB0051 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly


Spectrum: Bipartisan Bill
Status: Engrossed on April 5 2017 - 50% progression
Action: 2018-12-04 - Chief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
Pending: House Rules Committee
Text: Latest bill text (Engrossed) [HTML]


Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that the maximum length of a truck tractor in combination with a semitrailer may not exceed 65 feet (rather than 55 feet) overall dimension on all non-State highways. Removes the requirement that truck tractor-semitrailer combinations must have no more than a maximum 55 feet overall wheel base on Class III roadways and other non-designated State highways. Provides that the distance between the kingpin and the axle of a semitrailer longer than 48 feet, in combination with a truck tractor, may not exceed 42 feet 6 inches, unless the trailer or semitrailer is used for the transport of livestock.

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Roll Calls

2017-04-05 - Senate - Third Reading in Senate (Y: 51 N: 0 NV: 8 Abs: 0) [PASS]


2018-12-04SenateChief Sponsor Changed to Sen. William E. Brady
2017-04-25SenateAdded as Chief Co-Sponsor Sen. Linda Holmes
2017-04-05HouseReferred to Rules Committee
2017-04-05HouseFirst Reading
2017-04-05HouseChief House Sponsor Rep. Daniel V. Beiser
2017-04-05HouseArrived in House
2017-04-05SenateThird Reading - Passed; 051-000-000
2017-03-14SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 3rd Reading March 15, 2017
2017-03-14SenateSecond Reading
2017-03-01SenatePlaced on Calendar Order of 2nd Reading March 2, 2017
2017-03-01SenateDo Pass as Amended Transportation; 016-000-000
2017-02-28SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Adopted
2017-02-28SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Assignments Refers to Transportation
2017-02-27SenateAdded as Co-Sponsor Sen. Karen McConnaughay
2017-02-23SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Referred to Assignments
2017-02-23SenateSenate Committee Amendment No. 1 Filed with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins
2017-01-24SenateAssigned to Transportation
2017-01-11SenateReferred to Assignments
2017-01-11SenateFirst Reading
2016-12-05SenatePrefiled with Secretary by Sen. Tim Bivins

Code Citations

ChapterArticleSectionCitation TypeStatute Text
625515-107Amended CodeCitation Text

Illinois State Sources

Bill Comments