(70 ILCS 1807/5)
    Sec. 5. Definitions. In this Act:
    "Airport" means any locality, either land or water, that is used or designed for the landing and taking off of aircraft or for the location of runways, landing fields, airdromes, hangars, buildings, structures, airport roadways, and other facilities.
    "Board" means Heart of Illinois Regional Port District Board.
    "District" means the Heart of Illinois Regional Port District created by this Act.
    "Governmental agency" means the United States, the State of Illinois, any local governmental body, and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or otherwise, thereof.
    "Governor" means the Governor of the State of Illinois.
    "Intermodal" means a type of international freight system that permits transshipping among sea, highway, rail, and air modes of transportation through use of ANSI/International Organization for Standardization containers, line haul assets, and handling equipment.
    "Navigable waters" mean any public waters that are or can be made usable for water commerce.
    "Person" means any individual, firm, partnership, trust, corporation, both domestic and foreign, company, association, or joint stock association and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee, or personal representative thereof.
    "Port facilities" mean all public and other buildings, structures, works, improvements, and equipment, except terminal facilities as defined in this Section, that are upon, in, over, under, adjacent, or near to navigable waters, harbors, slips, and basins and that are necessary or useful for or incident to the furtherance of water and land commerce and the operation of small boats and pleasure craft. "Port facilities" includes the widening and deepening of basins, slips, harbors, and navigable waters. "Port facilities" also mean all lands, buildings, structures, improvements, equipment, and appliances located on district property that are used for industrial, manufacturing, commercial, or recreational purposes.
    "Terminal" means a public place, station, depot, or area for receiving and delivering articles, commodities, baggage, mail, freight, or express matter and for any combination of those purposes in connection with the transportation and movement by water and land of persons and property.
    "Terminal facilities" mean all lands, buildings, structures, improvements, equipment, and appliances useful in the operation of public warehouse, storage, and transportation facilities for water and land commerce and for handling, docking, storing, and servicing small boats and pleasure craft.
(Source: P.A. 93-262, eff. 7-22-03.)