State of Illinois
2021 and 2022


Introduced 2/26/2021, by Sen. Ram Villivalam


605 ILCS 10/2  from Ch. 121, par. 100-2

    Amends the Toll Highway Act. Makes a technical change in a definitions Section.

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1    AN ACT concerning transportation.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Toll Highway Act is amended by changing
5Section 2 as follows:
6    (605 ILCS 10/2)  (from Ch. 121, par. 100-2)
7    Sec. 2. The The following words and terms as used in this
8Act shall have the following meanings:
9    (a) The word "Authority" shall mean The Illinois State
10Toll Highway Authority.
11    (b) The word "person," shall mean any individual, firm,
12association, partnership, corporation, trustee or legal
14    (c) The word "owner," shall include all individuals,
15copartnerships, firms, associations, corporations, trustees or
16legal representatives, and others having any title or interest
17in any property, rights or easements authorized to be acquired
18by this Act.
19    (d) The words "toll highway" or "toll highways," shall
20mean such highways as are so designed and constructed, in the
21best professional judgment of the engineering staff
22responsible, as to accomplish the purposes of this Act.
23    (e) The word "toll" or "tolls" shall mean the compensation



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1to be paid to The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority for the
2privilege of using any toll highway, or portions or parts
3thereof, by vehicular or other traffic.
4    (f) The word "cost" as applied to a toll highway shall
5embrace the cost of construction, including bridges over or
6under existing highways and railroads, the cost of acquisition
7of all land, rights of way, property, rights, easements and
8interests acquired by the Authority for such construction, the
9cost of demolishing or removing any buildings or structures on
10land so acquired, including the cost of acquiring any lands to
11which such buildings or structures may be moved, the cost of
12diverting highways, interchange of highways, access to roads
13to private property, including the cost of lands or easements
14therefor, the cost of all machinery and equipment, financing
15charges, interest prior to and during construction, and for
16one or more years after completion of construction, cost of
17traffic estimates and of engineering and legal expenses,
18plans, specifications, surveys, estimates of cost and
19revenues, other expenses necessary or incident to determining
20the feasibility or practicability of constructing any such
21toll highway, administrative expenses and such other expense
22as may be necessary or incident to the construction of the toll
23highway, the financing of such construction and the placing of
24the highway in operation.
25(Source: Laws 1967, p. 2748.)