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Full Text of HB0509  94th General Assembly


Sen. Frank C. Watson

Filed: 5/10/2005





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2     AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend House Bill 509 on page 5, by
3 inserting, between lines 4 and 5, the following:
4     "Section 10. The Public Water District Act is amended by
5 changing Section 9 as follows:
6     (70 ILCS 3705/9)  (from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 196)
7     Sec. 9. Every public water district organized under this
8 Act and every non-profit private water company is authorized to
9 construct, maintain, alter and extend its water mains as a
10 proper use of highways along, upon, under and across any
11 highway, street, alley or public ground in the State, but so as
12 not to inconvenience the public use thereof, and the right and
13 authority are hereby granted to any such district or non-profit
14 private water company to construct, maintain and operate any
15 conduit or conduits, water pipe or pipes, wholly or partially
16 buried or otherwise in, upon and along any of the lands owned
17 by said State under any of the public waters therein; provided
18 that the right, permission and authority hereby granted shall
19 be subject to all public rights of commerce and navigation and
20 the authority of the United States in behalf of such public
21 rights, and also to the laws of the State of Illinois to
22 regulate and control the same.
23 (Source: Laws 1945, p. 1187.)".