90th General Assembly
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TOLL HWY-MEETING-PROPERTY-RATE                                             

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Toll Highway Act and the Plat Act.  Requires the board      
   of directors of the Illinois State Toll Highway Authority to set aside      
   a portion of each meeting open to the public during which  the  public      
   may  comment  on  any  subject.    When  the  Authority  establishes a      
   protected corridor by  making  and  recording  a  plat,  requires  the      
   Authority  to  begin  construction  within  10  years.  Makes numerous      
   changes relating to the acquisition of property by the Authority,  the      
   rights  of  property  owners,  and payment of compensation to property      
   owners. Provides for a public  hearing  before  the  adoption  of  any      
   increase  in  toll  rates.   Requires  the Authority to create a local      
   advisory committee of members from each county in which a  portion  of      
   an additional toll highway is proposed to be constructed.  Makes other      
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
          Deletes reference to:                                                
          765 ILCS 205/9                                                       
          Adds reference to:                                                   
          605 ILCS 10/9.30 new                                                 
          605 ILCS 10/9.35 new                                                 
          605 ILCS 10/9.40 new                                                 
          605 ILCS 10/9.45 new                                                 
          605 ILCS 10/9.50 new                                                 
          605 ILCS 10/9.60 new                                                 
        Deletes everything and reinserts the provisions of  the  bill  as      
   introduced  (except  eliminates changes to the Plat Act) with numerous      
   additions, changes, and deletions concerning: acquisition of land  and      
   buildings  by  purchase  or  by condemnation; appraisals; retention of      
   dwellings; requirements that the  Authority  establish  presently  the      
   approximate locations and widths of rights of way for future additions      
   to  the  toll  highway system; payments for moving expenses and direct      
   losses  of  personal  property  caused  by  displacement;   relocation      
   payments;  additional payments and reimbursements; rules; construction      
   of certain provisions; hearings; and other matters.                         
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 3.                                                
        Replaces  amendatory  provisions  requiring  the   Toll   Highway      
   Authority  to  reimburse  the  owner of an owner-occupied dwelling for      
   attorney's fees incurred as a result of the Authority's acquisition of      
   the  property.   Provides  that  when  the   Authority   acquires   an      
   owner-occupied  dwelling  the  Authority  shall reimburse the property      
   owner up to $500 for reasonable attorney's fees actually  incurred  by      
   the  property  owner  related to closing costs in conjunction with the      
   property owner's purchase of a replacement  dwelling.  Adds  immediate      
   effective date.                                                             
          STATE MANDATES ACT FISCAL NOTE                                       
          Fails to create a State mandate.                                     
          FISCAL NOTE (Ill. State Toll Highway Authority)                      
          The Tollway Authority would be required to pay additional            
          property acquisition costs, which would vary with the specific       
          property acquired from year to year.                                 
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0681

   Last action date: 98-07-31

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   2


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