97TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2011 and 2012
Introduced 2/9/2011, by Sen. Martin A. Sandoval
SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
30 ILCS 105/5.786 new
30 ILCS 105/6z-87 new
Amends the State Finance Act. Creates the Grade Crossing Separation
Fund as a special fund in the State treasury. Provides that $5,000,000
shall be transferred to the Fund from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund each month.
Provides that moneys in the Fund shall be used by the Department of
Transportation to separate railroad crossings used by passenger rail
operators. Provides that the Department may adopt rules to administer the
Fund. Effective immediately.
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AN ACT concerning finance.
Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
The State Finance Act is amended by adding
Sections 5.786 and 6z-87 as follows:
(30 ILCS 105/5.786 new)
The Grade Crossing Separation Fund.
(30 ILCS 105/6z-87 new)
The Grade Crossing Separation Fund; creation.
The Grade Crossing Separation Fund is created as a special fund
in the State treasury. On or before the last day of each month,
the Comptroller shall order transferred and the Treasurer shall
transfer $5,000,000 from the Motor Fuel Tax Fund to the Grade
Crossing Separation Fund. Subject to appropriation, moneys in
the Grade Crossing Separation Fund shall be used by the
Department of Transportation exclusively for the purpose of
separating railroad crossings used by passenger rail
operators, with priority given to crossings with the highest
amounts of road traffic. The Department of Transportation may
adopt rules to implement this Section.
This Act takes effect upon