(50 ILCS 445/2) (from Ch. 85, par. 872)
    Sec. 2. Definitions. In this Act, unless a different meaning clearly appears from the context:
    (a) "Authority" means any county, county public building commission in a county bordered by the Mississippi River and having a population greater than 260,000, municipality, or airport authority or port district in this State. "Authority" also means a river conservancy district wholly contained within 2 counties, in which district there are at least 3 municipalities each having a population of 5,000 or more within the district.
    (b) "Industrial project" means any (1) capital project, comprising of one or more buildings and other structures, improvements, machinery and equipment, whether or not on the same site or sites now existing or hereafter acquired, suitable for use by any manufacturing, industrial, research, transportation or commercial enterprise, including but not limited to, use as a factory, mill, processing plant, assembly plant, packaging plant, fabricating plant, office building, industrial distribution center, warehouse, repair, overhaul or service facility, freight terminal, research facility, test facility, railroad facility, commercial facility, and including also the sites thereof and other rights in land therefor whether improved or unimproved, site preparation and landscaping, and all appurtenances and facilities incidental thereto such as utilities, access roads, railroad sidings, truck docking and similar facilities, parking facilities, dockage, wharfage, railroad roadbed, track, trestle, depot, terminal, switching and signaling equipment or related equipment, and other improvements necessary or convenient thereto; (2) any land, buildings, machinery or equipment comprising an addition to or renovation, rehabilitation or improvement of any existing capital project; (3) construction, remodeling or conversion of a structure to be leased to the Illinois Department of Corrections for the purposes of its serving as a correctional institution or facility pursuant to paragraph (c) of Section 3-2-2 of the Unified Code of Corrections; or (4) construction, remodeling or conversion of a structure to be leased to the Department of Central Management Services for the purpose of serving as a State facility pursuant to Section 405-320 of the Department of Central Management Services Law (20 ILCS 405/405-320).
(Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)