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 Bill Status of HB0027  93rd General Assembly


House Sponsors
Rep. Lou Lang - Elaine Nekritz - Kathleen A. Ryg - John A. Fritchey and Linda Chapa LaVia

Last Action
DateChamber Action
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
605 ILCS 10/8.1 new
605 ILCS 10/17from Ch. 121, par. 100-17
605 ILCS 10/21.1 new

Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Toll Highway Act. Requires the Toll Highway Authority to appoint an Inspector General to investigate waste, fraud, or financial mismanagement in Authority operations involving Authority employees or contractors. Provides for the Inspector General's powers and duties. Makes failure to cooperate in specified ways with the investigation a Class A misdemeanor. Requires the Authority to use all surplus revenues to fund construction or repairs before issuing bonds to finance those activities. Requires the Authority to structure financing of new tollways and refinancing of debt to facilitate conversion of tollways into free State highways. Requires the Authority to report a schedule of that conversion to the Governor and General Assembly every 2 years. Effective immediately.

DateChamber Action
  12/17/2002HousePrefiled with Clerk by Rep. Lou Lang
  1/8/2003HouseFirst Reading
  1/8/2003HouseReferred to Rules Committee
  1/23/2003HouseAssigned to Executive Committee
  2/4/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Elaine Nekritz
  2/4/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. Kathleen A. Ryg
  2/4/2003HouseAdded Chief Co-Sponsor Rep. John A. Fritchey
  2/5/2003HouseAdded Co-Sponsor Rep. Linda Chapa LaVia
  3/13/2003HouseRule 19(a) / Re-referred to Rules Committee
  1/11/2005HouseSession Sine Die

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