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Full Text of HB5381  95th General Assembly



State of Illinois
2007 and 2008


Introduced , by Rep. Michael J. Madigan - Barbara Flynn Currie - Jay C. Hoffman


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,
3 represented in the General Assembly:
4     Section 5. The Toll Highway Act is amended by changing
5 Section 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
8 Act shall have the following meanings:
9     (a) The word "Authority" shall mean The Illinois State Toll
10 Highway Authority.
11     (b) The word "person," shall mean any individual, firm,
12 association, partnership, corporation, trustee or legal
13 representative.
14     (c) The word "owner," shall include all individuals,
15 copartnerships, firms, associations, corporations, trustees or
16 legal representatives, and others having any title or interest
17 in any property, rights or easements authorized to be acquired
18 by this Act.
19     (d) The words "toll highway" or "toll highways," shall mean
20 such highways as are so designed and constructed, in the best
21 professional judgment of the engineering staff responsible, as
22 to accomplish the purposes of this Act.
23     (e) The word "toll" or "tolls" shall mean the compensation



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