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90_SB0639 605 ILCS 10/3 from Ch. 121, par. 100-3 Amends the Toll Highway Act to provide that none of the 9 directors of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority appointed by the Governor shall be a State or local elected official. Effective immediately. LRB9002423NTsb LRB9002423NTsb 1 AN ACT to amend the Toll Highway Act by changing Section 2 3. 3 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois, 4 represented in the General Assembly: 5 Section 5. The Toll Highway Act is amended by changing 6 Section 3 as follows: 7 (605 ILCS 10/3) (from Ch. 121, par. 100-3) 8 Sec. 3. There is hereby created an Authority to be known 9 as The Illinois State Toll Highway Authority, which is hereby 10 constituted an instrumentality and an administrative agency 11 of the State of Illinois. The said Authority shall consist of 12 11 directors; the Governor and the Secretary of the 13 Department of Transportation, ex officio, and 9 directors 14 appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the 15 Senate, from the State at large, which said directors and 16 their successors are hereby authorized to carry out the 17 provisions of this Act, and to exercise the powers herein 18 conferred. Of the 9 directors appointed by the Governor, no 19 more than 5 shall be members of the same political party and 20 none shall be a State or local elected official. Vacancies 21 shall be filled for the unexpired term in the same manner as 22 original appointments. All appointments shall be in writing 23 and filed with the Secretary of State as a public record. It 24 is the intention of this section that the Governor's 25 appointments shall be made with due consideration to the 26 location of proposed toll highway routes so that maximum 27 geographic representation from the areas served by said toll 28 highway routes may be accomplished insofar as practicable. 29 The said Authority shall have the power to contract and be 30 contracted with, to acquire, hold and convey personal and 31 real property or any interest therein including rights of -2- LRB9002423NTsb 1 way, franchises and easements; to have and use a common seal, 2 and to alter the same at will; to make and establish 3 resolutions, by-laws, rules, rates and regulations, and to 4 alter or repeal the same as the Authority shall deem 5 necessary and expedient for the construction, operation, 6 relocation, regulation and maintenance of a system of toll 7 highways within and through the State of Illinois. 8 Appointment of the additional directors provided for by 9 this amendatory Act of 1980 shall be made within 30 days 10 after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1980. 11 (Source: P.A. 86-1164.) 12 Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon 13 becoming law.
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