Session: 103rd General Assembly
Year: 2024
Bill #: HB5189
Category: Transportation and Infrastructure
Position: No position
Mandate? Yes
Revenue Loss?
Authority Preemption?

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Replaces everything after the enacting clause. Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that personally identifying information of train crew members contained in reports involving railroad fatalities and contained in communications between police officers and train crew members involved in those occurrences shall be redacted from any public reports and shall be maintained by the police departments and any persons in subsequent possession thereof listed below in a manner that ensures the confidentiality of the train crew's personally identifying information. Provides that unredacted copies of such reports and communications containing personally identifying information shall be accessible at all reasonable times to the host or employing railroad, by court order, and to law enforcement officers, State's Attorneys, Assistant State's Attorneys, and Illinois Commerce Commission Staff.

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