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Full Text of HB3576  99th General Assembly




State of Illinois
2015 and 2016


Introduced , by Rep. Robert Rita


70 ILCS 1810/5  from Ch. 19, par. 156

    Amends the Illinois International Port District Act. Allows the Port District to enter into an agreement with community colleges to provide for internships, training programs, or job placement opportunities for community college students or graduates.

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1    AN ACT concerning local government.
2    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4    Section 5. The Illinois International Port District Act is
5amended by changing Section 5 as follows:
6    (70 ILCS 1810/5)  (from Ch. 19, par. 156)
7    Sec. 5. The Port District shall have the following rights
8and powers:
9    (a) To issue permits: for the construction of all wharves,
10piers, dolphins, booms, weirs, breakwaters, bulkheads,
11jetties, bridges or other structures of any kind, over, under,
12in, or within 40 feet of any navigable waters within the Port
13District; for the deposit of rock, earth, sand or other
14material, or any matter of any kind or description in said
16    (b) To prevent or remove obstructions, including the
17removal of wrecks;
18    (c) To locate and establish dock lines and shore or harbor
20    (d) Beyond the limits or jurisdiction of any municipality
21to regulate the anchorage, moorage and speed of vessels and to
22establish and enforce regulations for the operation of bridges
23and to regulate the anchorage, moorage, and speed of water



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1borne vessels in the entrance channel, anchorage basin and
2slips in the Senator Dan Dougherty Harbor at Lake Calumet;
3    (e) To acquire, own, construct, sell, lease, operate, and
4maintain port and harbor, water, and land terminal facilities,
5and, subject to the provisions of Section 5.01 to operate or
6contract for the operation of such facilities, and to fix and
7collect just, reasonable and non-discriminatory charges,
8rentals or fees for the use of such facilities. The charges,
9rentals or fees so collected shall be made available to defray
10the reasonable expenses of the Port District and to pay the
11principal of and interest on any revenue bonds issued by the
13    (f) To enter into contracts dealing in any manner with the
14objects and purposes of this Act;
15    (g) To police its property and exercise police powers in
16respect thereto or in respect to the enforcement of any rule or
17regulation provided by the ordinances of the District and
18employ and commission police officers and other qualified
19persons to enforce the same. The use of any property of the
20District or property under the regulation of the District for
21activities including, but not limited to, vehicular traffic or
22commercial maritime traffic shall be subject to the reasonable
23regulation and control of the District and upon such reasonable
24terms and conditions as shall be established by its Board. A
25regulatory ordinance of the District adopted under any
26provision of this Section or Section 21 may provide for a



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1suspension or revocation of any rights or privileges within the
2control of the District for a violation of any such regulatory
4    (h) To enter into an agreement with community colleges, as
5defined in Section 1-2 of the Public Community College Act, to
6provide for internships, on-the-job training opportunities, or
7job placement opportunities for current community college
8students or graduates.
9(Source: P.A. 93-250, eff. 7-22-03.)