Stratton Office Building Section F, Office L
Springfield, IL 62706
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Restricts unnecessary and foreseeable diesel locomotive idling and delays. Establishes fine for violation.
Amends the Illinois Commercial Transportation Law of the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no rail carrier shall cause, suffer, allow, or permit the unnecessary foreseeable idling of a diesel locomotive within 1,000 feet of a residence, business, school, or hospital for a continuous period of time longer than 30 minutes in a manner such as to cause or contribute to a condition of air pollution. Provides that no rail carrier shall cause, suffer, allow, or permit an unnecessarily foreseeable delay, up to 10 minutes from its established schedule, in a manner such as to cause or contribute to unexpected delays on the road. Imposes a statutory fine for violating the provisions.
02/07/2023 First reading in Senate. Referred to Senate Committee on Assignments.
03/31/2023 Missed crossover deadline.