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Full Text of SB1803  99th General Assembly


Sen. Sue Rezin

Filed: 4/14/2015





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2    AMENDMENT NO. ______. Amend Senate Bill 1803 by replacing
3everything after the enacting clause with the following:
4    "Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
5LaSalle County Transportation Study Act.
6    Section 5. LaSalle County Transportation Study.
7    (a) The Department of Transportation shall conduct a
8transportation study on the effects of agricultural,
9manufacturing, mining, and other industrial operations in
10LaSalle County and its bordering counties, and produce a report
11on its findings. The report shall include the following:
12        (1) impacts of road usage and traffic pattern
13    disruptions by trucking companies;
14        (2) potential road improvement plans to alleviate the
15    additional highway traffic caused by increased
16    agricultural, manufacturing, and mining operations;



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1        (3) potential for adding new railway terminals and
2    pipelines to alleviate the highway traffic caused by
3    increased industrial operations;
4        (4) estimates of current and future tourism trends for
5    the State parks and tourism areas in LaSalle county and the
6    effects of industrial operations on visitors to those parks
7    and tourism areas; and
8        (5) recommendations to the General Assembly as to
9    whether further legislation or rulemaking is needed to
10    regulate industrial transportation in this State.
11    (b) The Department may consult with any agency it deems
12necessary to carry out the study.
13    (c) The Department shall submit its report and
14recommendations to the General Assembly on or before January 1,
16    Section 10. Expiration. This Act is repealed on January 1,
18    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
19becoming law.".