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Mike Fortner's Voting Records on Issue: Transportation

Office: State House (IL) - District 49, Republican
On The Ballot: Running, Republican for State House - District 49

Illinois Key Votes

Date Bill No. Bill Title Outcome Vote
April 10, 2014 HB 4075 Establishes Guidelines for Ride Sharing Companies Bill Passed - House
(80 - 26)
Nay
May 28, 2013 HB 1247 Prohibits Using a Hand-Held Cell Phone While Driving Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(69 - 48)
Nay
May 22, 2013 SB 2356 Increases Speed Limit on Non-Urban Highways Bill Passed - House
(85 - 30)
Yea
March 1, 2013 HB 1247 Prohibits Using a Hand-Held Cell Phone While Driving Bill Passed - House
(64 - 46)
Nay
Feb. 15, 2013 SB 2356 Increases Speed Limit on Non-Urban Highways Senate Co-sponsor
Jan. 8, 2013 SB 957 Authorizes Temporary Driver's Licenses for Undocumented Immigrants Bill Passed - House
(65 - 46)
Yea
May 31, 2012 SB 1566 Increases License Plate Fees Bill Passed - House
(61 - 56)
Nay
Nov. 9, 2011 SB 965 Authorizing Speed Cameras in Certain Cities Bill Passed - House
(64 - 50)
Nay
May 28, 2011 HB 1091 Public-Private Transportation Partnership Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(65 - 40)
Yea
Feb. 24, 2010 HB 4654 Limiting Free Mass Transit for Seniors Bill Passed - House
(83 - 27)
Yea
April 1, 2009 HB 71 Prohibiting Text Messaging While Driving Bill Passed - House
(89 - 27)
Yea
April 1, 2009 HB 72 Cell Phone Ban in School Speed Zones and Construction Zones Bill Passed - House
(90 - 24)
Nay
March 18, 2009 HB 442 Expanding Red-Light Traffic Camera Enforcement Bill Passed - House
(68 - 47)
Nay
Jan. 17, 2008 HB 656 Providing Free Public Transportation for Senior Citizens Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(61 - 47)
Did Not Vote
Jan. 10, 2008 HB 656 Transportation Act Concurrence Vote Passed - House
(62 - 51)
Did Not Vote
Nov. 28, 2007 SB 307 Regional Transportation Authority Funding Bill Failed - House
(57 - 53)
Nay
Oct. 10, 2007 SB 540 Truck Speed Limit Increase Veto Override Failed - House
(57 - 53)
Yea
March 29, 2007 HB 1769 Smoking Ban in Vehicles Bill Failed - House
(18 - 91)
Nay
March 28, 2007 HB 1100 Driver's Certificates for Non-Citizens Bill Passed - House
(60 - 56)
Nay
Feb. 28, 2007 HB 408 Mandating New Driver Signs For Minors Bill Passed - House
(74 - 39)
Yea

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