(70 ILCS 1830/2)
(from Ch. 19, par. 502)
When used in this Act:
"Port District" or "District" means the Kaskaskia Regional Port
District created by this Act.
"Terminal" means a public place, station or depot for receiving and
delivering baggage, mail, freight, express matter or raw materials and
for any combination of such purposes, in connection with transportation
by water of persons and property.
"Terminal facilities" means all lands, buildings, structures,
improvements, equipment, appliances, conveyances, and other methods of
transportation useful in the operation of public warehouse, storage and
transportation facilities for water commerce.
"Port facilities" means all public structures, except terminal
facilities as defined herein, that are in, over, under or adjacent to
navigable waters and are necessary for or incident to the furtherance of
water commerce; and includes the widening and deepening of slips,
anchorage, harbors and navigable waters.
"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, corporation, both
domestic and foreign company, association or joint stock association;
and includes any trustee, receiver, assignee or personal representative
"Board" means Kaskaskia Regional Port District Board.
"Governor" means the Governor of the State of Illinois.
(Source: Laws 1967, p. 1184.)