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420 ILCS 35/1
(420 ILCS 35/1)
(from Ch. 111 1/2, par. 230.1)
The Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency is authorized to acquire by
private purchase, acceptance, or by condemnation in the manner provided
for the exercise of the power of eminent domain under the Eminent Domain Act, any and all lands, buildings and grounds where radioactive
by-products and wastes produced by industrial, medical, agricultural,
scientific or other organizations can be concentrated, stored or
otherwise disposed in a manner consistent with the public health and
Whenever, in the judgment of the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency, it is
necessary to relocate existing facilities for the construction, operation,
closure or long-term care of a facility for the safe and secure disposal of
low-level radioactive waste, the cost of relocating such existing
facilities may be deemed a part of the disposal facility land acquisition
and the Illinois Emergency Management Agency may, on behalf of the State, pay such
costs. Existing facilities include public utilities, commercial or
industrial facilities, residential buildings, and such other public or
privately owned buildings as the Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency deems necessary
for relocation. The Illinois Emergency Management Agency is authorized to operate
a relocation program, and to pay such costs of relocation as are provided
in the federal "Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition
Policies Act", Public Law 91-646. The Director of the Illinois Emergency Management Agency is
authorized to exceed the maximum payments provided pursuant to the federal
"Uniform Relocation Assistance and Real Property Acquisition Policies Act"
if necessary to assure the provision of decent, safe, and sanitary housing,
or to secure a suitable alternate location. Payments issued under this
Section shall be made from the Low-level Radioactive Waste Facility
Development and Operation Fund established by the Illinois Low-Level
Radioactive Waste Management Act.
(Source: P.A. 94-1055, eff. 1-1-07; 95-777, eff. 8-4-08.)