Governor Quinn Takes Bill Action **Monday, August 11, 2014** PDF Print E-mail
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Written by Dave Blanchette   
Tuesday, 12 August 2014 15:56

CHICAGO – Governor Pat Quinn today took action on the following bills:

 

Bill No.: HB 4561

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides that adult driver education course provider applicants undergo a fingerprint-based background check in order to qualify for certification.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: HB 5504

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Streamlines the memorial highway designation process.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 927

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Provides for the use of emergency lights by Illinois State Toll Highway Authority vehicles responding to an emergency or engaged in maintenance and construction, and qualifies these vehicles for protections under Scott’s Law.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 930

An Act Concerning: Transportation

Increases the maximum speed limit for trucks on interstates outside of urban areas from 55 to 60 miles per hour in certain counties.

Action: Vetoed

Effective: Immediately

 

A copy of the veto message is attached.

 

Bill No.: SB 1103

An Act Concerning: Employment

Creates the Occupational Safety and Health Act.

Action: Signed

Effective: Jan. 1, 2015

 

Bill No.: SB 2972

An Act Concerning: Education

Provides that a superintendent endorsement may be attached to the Professional Educator License of a holder that has the requisite experience and satisfies all other requirements.

Action: Signed

Effective: Immediately

 

Bill No.: SB 3313

An Act Concerning: Local Government

Requires that any private business telecommunications system must be configured so dialing 9-1-1 is a direct connection to emergency services.

Action: Signed

Effective: July 1, 2015

 

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