98TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2013 and 2014
Introduced 2/15/2013, by Sen. Chapin Rose
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
Amends the State Parks Act. Provides that the Department of Natural
Resources shall reach an agreement with Dawson Township in McLean County
regarding the sale of a portion of Moraine View State Park to the township.
Provides that the Dawson Township shall pay the full market value for the
property. Provides that the sale and conveyance of the acreage shall not
transpire until the Department is able to acquire an adequate replacement
property that satisfies federal requirements, and the Department shall have
5 years from the date of the agreement with Dawson Township to acquire the
replacement property. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning State government.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Parks Act is amended by adding Section
3b as follows:
(20 ILCS 835/3b new)
Sale of State park property.
Within one year of
the effective date of this amendatory Act of the 98th General
Assembly, an agreement shall be reached between the Department
and the Dawson Township located in McLean County as to the
exact acreage, but no more than 5 acres, and the location of
the acres within Moraine View State Park to be sold to the
township. The Dawson Township shall pay the full market value
for the property as determined by the average of 3 different
appraisals. The sale and conveyance of the acreage shall not
transpire until the Department is able to acquire an adequate
replacement property that satisfies the federal requirements
for the transfer of the parcel at Moraine View State Park. The
Department shall have 5 years from the date of the agreement
with Dawson Township to acquire the replacement property.
This Act takes effect upon