(70 ILCS 1810/2)
(from Ch. 19, par. 153)
When used in this Act:
"District" means the Illinois International Port
District created by this Act.
"Lake Calumet area" means that area in and about Lake Calumet, in Cook
County, Illinois, described in the deed heretofore made by the City of
Chicago to the District dated April 19, 1955, and recorded in the Office of
the Recorder of Deeds of Cook County, Illinois on the 22nd day of April
1955 as Document number 16212736.
"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 such purposes in connection with the
transportation and movement by water and land of persons and property.
"Terminal facilities" means 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
"Port facilities" means all public and other buildings, structures,
works, improvements and equipment except terminal facilities as defined
herein and that are upon, in, over, under, adjacent or near to navigable
waters, harbors, slips and basins, and are necessary or useful for or
incident to the furtherance of water and land commerce and the operation of
small boats and pleasure craft and includes the widening and deepening of
basins, slips, harbors and navigable waters. "Port facilities" also means
all lands, buildings, structures, improvements, equipment, and appliances
located on District property that are used for industrial, manufacturing,
commercial, or recreational purposes.
"Navigable waters" means any public waters which are or can be made
usable for water commerce.
"Governmental agency" means the Federal, State and any local
governmental body, and any agency or instrumentality, corporate or
"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
"Board" means Illinois International Port District Board.
"Governor" means the Governor of the State of Illinois.
"Mayor" means the Mayor of the City of Chicago.
"Senator Dan Dougherty Harbor" means the inundated land in Lake Calumet
in Cook County, Illinois.
"Federal Navigational Channel" means the 27 foot deep channel in Lake Calumet
approximately 3,000 feet long and 1,000 feet wide authorized by Section 101
of the Rivers and Harbors Act of 1962, (P.L. 87-874), and described in
House Document No. 581, 87th Cong., 2nd Session.
(Source: P.A. 88-539.)