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Public Act 100-0127


Public Act 0127 100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY



Public Act 100-0127
HB2725 EnrolledLRB100 06424 SLF 16463 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Recreational Trails of Illinois Act is
amended by adding Section 50 as follows:
    (20 ILCS 862/50 new)
    Sec. 50. Federal obligation limitation. The Department may
enter into agreements as necessary with the Federal Highway
Administration, or any successor agency, for the purpose of
authorizing federal obligation limitations for projects under
the federal Recreational Trails Program; provided however, the
Department and the Illinois Department of Transportation shall
enter into an inter-agency agreement to closely coordinate the
obligation of projects authorized by the Illinois Division
Office of the Federal Highway Administration to maximize
federal funding opportunities.
    Section 10. The Illinois Highway Code is amended by
changing Section 3-105 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 5/3-105)  (from Ch. 121, par. 3-105)
    Sec. 3-105. Except as otherwise provided in the Treasurer
as Custodian of Funds Act, all money received by the State of
Illinois from the federal government for aid in construction of
highways shall be placed in the "Road Fund" in the State
Treasury. For the purposes of this Section, money received by
the State of Illinois from the federal government under the
Recreational Trails Program for grants or contracts obligated
on or after October 1, 2017 shall not be considered for use as
aid in construction of highways, and shall be placed in the
"Park and Conservation Fund" in the State treasury.
    Whenever any county having a population of 500,000 or more
inhabitants has incurred indebtedness and issued Expressway
bonds as authorized by Division 5-34 of the Counties Code and
has used the proceeds of such bonds for the construction of
Expressways in accordance with the provisions of Section 15d of
"An Act to revise the law in relation to roads and bridges",
approved June 27, 1913, as amended (repealed) or of Section
5-403 of this Code in order to accelerate the improvement of
the National System of Interstate Highways, the federal aid
primary highway network or the federal aid highway network in
urban areas, the State shall appropriate and allot, from the
allotments of federal funds made available by Acts of Congress
under the Federal Aid Road Act and as appropriated and made
available to the State of Illinois, to such county or counties
a sum sufficient to retire the bonded indebtedness due annually
arising from the issuance of those Expressway bonds issued for
the purpose of constructing Expressways in the county or
counties. Such funds shall be deposited in the Treasury of such
county or counties for the purpose of applying such funds to
the payment of the Expressway bonds, principal and interest due
annually, issued pursuant to Division 5-34 of the Counties
(Source: P.A. 86-1475.)

Effective Date: 1/1/2018