(30 ILCS 740/2-16)
(from Ch. 111 2/3, par. 677)
(a) Pursuant to appropriation therefor, the Department may enter
into grant agreements with and make grants to counties and any private nonprofit
corporation providing public transportation services and receiving Rural
Highway Public Transportation Demonstration Program Funds from the federal Department of
Transportation during the Fiscal Year ending June 30, 1979, for operating
deficits incurred in providing public transportation to
rural areas. Such program of grants shall be known as the Rural
Highway Public Transportation Assistance-Demonstration Project. Grants made pursuant to
this Section shall be made only in connection with grants from the
Federal government or any department or agency thereof.
(b) No grants may be made by the Department pursuant to this Section for
costs incurred for providing public
transportation services, routes or projects prior to July 1, 1979.
(c) No county board or private nonprofit corporation shall be reimbursed
for public transportation
operations which interfere with or which are in competition with
existing public transportation service.
(Source: P.A. 82-783.)