(70 ILCS 1707/5)
    Sec. 5. Purpose. The General Assembly declares and determines that a streamlined, consolidated regional planning agency is necessary in order to plan for the most effective public and private investments in the northeastern Illinois region and to better integrate plans for land use and transportation. The purpose of this Act is to define and describe the powers and responsibilities of the Chicago Metropolitan Agency for Planning, a unit of government whose purpose it is to effectively address the development and transportation challenges in the northeastern Illinois region.
(Source: P.A. 94-510, eff. 8-9-05; 95-677, eff. 10-11-07.)