DILLARD AND SMITH.
NIU TRUSTEE-EMINENT DOMAIN
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Northern Illinois University Law. Makes a change of
grammar in the provisions relating to the powers and duties of the
University's Board of Trustees.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Authorizes the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois University
to acquire, by purchase, lease, sublease, or exercise of the power of
eminent domain, interests in land, buildings, or facilities located in
a described area on or adjacent to the DeKalb campus of Northern
Illinois University. Also authorizes the Board, with regard to that
described area, to sell property without complying with the State
Property Control Act and to retain the sale proceeds in a separate
development account in the University's treasury. Provides that any
buildings or facilities developed on land in the described area shall
be in whole or in part for, or shall advance the interests of, the
University. Authorizes the University's use of moneys from the
development account for specified construction, planning, and
development services and activities in the described area, provides
that if moneys from that account are to be used for any other purpose
the moneys must be deposited into and appropriated from the General
Revenue Fund, provides that buildings or facilities in the described
area that are leased to non-university entities are not subject to
limitations that by law are applicable to state-supported colleges or
universities, and provides that all land development and building or
facility usage in the described area are subject to the control and
approval of the University's Board of Trustees.
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0284
Last action date: 97-07-31
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
END OF INQUIRY
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