90th General Assembly
Summary of SB0770
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NIU TRUSTEE-EMINENT DOMAIN                                                 

Synopsis of Bill as introduced:
        Amends the Northern Illinois University Law.  Makes a  change  of      
   grammar  in  the  provisions  relating to the powers and duties of the      
   University's Board of Trustees.                                             
        SENATE AMENDMENT NO. 1.                                                
        Authorizes the Board of Trustees of Northern Illinois  University      
   to  acquire, by purchase, lease, sublease, or exercise of the power of      
   eminent domain, interests in land, buildings, or facilities located in      
   a described area on or adjacent  to  the  DeKalb  campus  of  Northern      
   Illinois  University.   Also authorizes the Board, with regard to that      
   described area, to sell property  without  complying  with  the  State      
   Property  Control  Act  and  to retain the sale proceeds in a separate      
   development account in the University's treasury.  Provides  that  any      
   buildings  or facilities developed on land in the described area shall      
   be in whole or in part for, or shall advance  the  interests  of,  the      
   University.   Authorizes  the  University's  use  of  moneys  from the      
   development  account  for  specified   construction,   planning,   and      
   development  services  and  activities in the described area, provides      
   that if moneys from that account are to be used for any other  purpose      
   the  moneys  must  be deposited into and appropriated from the General      
   Revenue Fund, provides that buildings or facilities in  the  described      
   area  that  are  leased  to non-university entities are not subject to      
   limitations that by law are applicable to state-supported colleges  or      
   universities,  and  provides that all land development and building or      
   facility usage in the described area are subject to  the  control  and      
   approval of the University's Board of Trustees.                             
Last action on Bill: PUBLIC ACT.............................. 90-0284

   Last action date: 97-07-31

           Location: Senate

 Amendments to Bill: AMENDMENTS ADOPTED: HOUSE -   0     SENATE -   1


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