(625 ILCS 5/18c-7201)
(from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7201)
Registration as a Rail Carrier.
(1) General Provisions.
Except as provided in subsection (2) of this Section, no
person shall operate as a rail carrier, and no person shall
begin or continue construction of any track or other
facilities, other than the repair or replacement of existing
plant, for use in operations as a rail carrier unless such
person has registered with the Commission as a rail carrier.
Each rail carrier operating within the State of Illinois on
the effective date of this Chapter shall automatically be deemed,
as of that date, to have registered as a rail carrier for
purposes of this Section. Such constructive registration
shall expire on the 180th day after the effective date of this amendatory Act of 1985.
(Source: P.A. 84-796