(605 ILCS 120/10)
For purposes of this Act:
"Group" means members or employees of civic or not-for-profit
organizations, and commercial or private enterprises, who have requested to
participate, or are participating in, an Adopt-A-Highway program.
"Litter" means any unsightly or offensive matter that may include, but is
not limited to, disposable packaging, containers, cans, bottles, paper,
ashes, and cigar and cigarette butts. Litter does not include hazardous,
heavy, large items, or carcasses.
"Group coordinator" means the individual selected by a group to serve as
its liaison with a sponsoring jurisdiction.
"Group president" means the individual who is the recognized leader,
president, or chairman for a group.
"Adopted section" means a length of municipal, township, county, or
right-of-way identified by the sponsoring jurisdiction as a safe, adoptable
section of right-of-way for adoption by a group.
Sections of rights-of-way may be determined inappropriate for adoption for
safety reasons. No interstate highway shall be an adopted section.
"Director" means the designee or designees for
any municipality, township, or county who has responsibility for the
administration of a jurisdiction's Adopt-A-Highway programs.
"Sponsoring jurisdiction" means the Illinois Department of Transportation
or any municipality, township, or county that
establishes Adopt-A-Highway programs within its jurisdictional area.
(Source: P.A. 89-229, eff. 1-1-96.)