Bill Status of HB1761 97th General Assembly
Short Description: IDOT-FREIGHT MOBILITY PLAN
Rep. Elaine Nekritz - Al Riley - Esther Golar - Kenneth Dunkin - Carol A. Sente
(Sen. A. J. Wilhelmi and Kirk W. Dillard)
| 6/28/2011||House||Public Act . . . . . . . . . 97-0032|
Statutes Amended In Order of Appearance
Synopsis As Introduced
Amends the Department of Transportation Law of the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois. Provides that the Department of Transportation shall publish and deliver its master plan for highway, waterway, aeronautic, mass transportation and railroad systems to the Governor and General Assembly by December 31, 2012 (instead of January 1, 1982) and every 5 (instead of 2) years thereafter. Provides that the master plan shall include a comprehensive and multimodal freight mobility plan which shall analyze commodity flows, assess the freight transportation network, and identify significant freight system trends, needs, and economic opportunities. Provides that the multimodal freight mobility plan shall recommend improvements in the operation and management of the freight system, projects that will eliminate inefficiencies in the State's freight network, methods of funding needed for freight system improvements, and policies to ensure the safe, reliable, and efficient movement of goods within and through the State and to ensure the State's economic vitality. Provides that the freight mobility plan shall incorporate and maintain compatibility with any federally required rail plan affecting this State. Effective immediately.