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HB 4654 - Limiting Free Mass Transit for Seniors - Illinois Key Vote

Ronald Wait voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Referred to Committee (Senate) -
Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (83-27) - (Key vote)
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Title: Limiting Free Mass Transit for Seniors

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Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that changes the current free ride system to include free rides for senior citizens aged 65 and older making less than $27,610 for individuals, or $36,635 for couples, per year, and half priced rides for any other senior citizens.

-Amends the following acts to include the fee wavier eligibility for senior citizens aged 65 and older (Secs. 5 -- 20):
    -The Downstate Public Transportation Act; and -The Metropolitan Transit Authority Act; and -The Local Mass Transit District Act; and -The Regional Transportation Authority Act.
-Specifies that the transportation providers have up to 180 days after passage to put these fairs into effect (Secs. 5 -- 20). -Specifies that the Department of Aging shall furnish all information necessary to determine eligibility of such fee waivers (Secs. 5 -- Sec. 20).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Limiting Free Mass Transit for Seniors


  • Suzanne H. 'Suzie' Bassi (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Christine Radogno (IL - R) (Out Of Office)


  • William D. 'Will' Burns (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Linda Chapa LaVia (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Franco Coladipietro (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elizabeth A. Coulson (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Kenneth 'Ken' Dunkin (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Mike Fortner (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Julie Hamos (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Sidney Mathias (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Donald L. 'Don' Moffitt (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Richard P. 'Rich' Myers (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Elaine Nekritz (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • JoAnn D. Osmond (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Jim G. Sacia (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Timothy L. Schmitz (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • John M. Sullivan (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
  • Michael W. Tryon (IL - R) (Out Of Office)
  • Eddie Washington (IL - D) (Out Of Office)
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