MOTOR FUEL FUND-RR WALKWAYS
Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that in addition to
other uses, money in the Motor Fuel Tax Fund may be used for the
construction or maintenance of a pedestrian walkway over or under a
railroad right-of-way. Effective immediately.
SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.
Adds reference to:
625 ILCS 5/18c-7401 from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7401
Amends the Motor Fuel Tax Law. Provides that the Illinois
Commerce Commission shall not order more than $2,000,000 per year from
the Grade Crossing Protection Fund (into which money from the Motor
Fuel Tax Fund has been deposited) to be used for pedestrian walkways.
Amends the Illinois Vehicle Code. Provides that no public pedestrian
walkway may be constructed across any railroad track without the prior
permission of the Illinois Commerce Commission. Provides that the
Commission has the power to order reconstruction, minor alteration,
minor relocation, or improvement of any railroad crossing across any
pedestrian bridge or pedestrian subway (as well as any railroad
crossing over any highway or public road).
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 91-0725
Last action date: 00-06-02
Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE - 0 SENATE - 1
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