Bill Status of HB2815 93rd General Assembly
Short Description: TOLL HWY-INSPECT-RATES-BENEFIT
Rep. Carole Pankau - Ruth Munson - Eileen Lyons - Bob Biggins - Elizabeth Coulson, Paul D. Froehlich, Sandra M. Pihos, Rosemary Kurtz and Patrick Verschoore
| 1/11/2005||House||Session Sine Die|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Toll Highway Act. Requires the Governor to appoint an Inspector General to investigate waste, fraud, or financial mismanagement in Authority operations involving Authority employees or contractors. Provides that a person commits a Class A misdemeanor if he or she fails to respond to a subpoena from the Inspector General, fails to answer questions, fails to produce pertinent books or records, or knowingly gives false testimony. Provides that with respect to a proposed increase in toll rates, the Authority may not hold more than one hearing on the same day, and imposes other requirements concerning such hearings. Requires the Authority to submit a 15-year comprehensive strategic financial plan to the General Assembly by December 31, 2003. Prohibits directors of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, their employees, and agents from receiving financial benefit from the letting of Authority contracts during their terms of service and for a period of one year following termination of their positions or employment with the Authority.