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91st General Assembly

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 1        AN ACT to amend the Department of Transportation  Law  of
 2    the Civil Administrative Code of Illinois by changing Section
 3    2705-555.

 4        Be  it  enacted  by  the People of the State of Illinois,
 5    represented in the General Assembly:

 6        Section 5.  The Department of Transportation Law  of  the
 7    Civil  Administrative Code of Illinois is amended by changing
 8    Section 2705-555 as follows:

 9        (20 ILCS 2705/2705-555) (was 20 ILCS 2705/49.13)
10        Sec. 2705-555. Lease of land or property.
11        (a)  The Department has the power from time  to  time  to
12    lease any land or property, with or without appurtenances, of
13    which  the  Department  has  jurisdiction  and  that  is  not
14    immediately  to  be  used or developed by the State; provided
15    that no such lease be for a longer period of time  than  that
16    in  which  it  can  reasonably be expected the State will not
17    have use for the property, and further provided that no  such
18    lease  be for a longer period of time than 5 years, except as
19    provided in subsection (b).
20        (b)  In counties with  a  population  of  not  less  than
21    500,000  and  not  more  than  800,000,  a lease to any other
22    department of State government, any authority, commission, or
23    agency of the State, or a municipality, county,  or  township
24    of  the  State, including in any land lease the corresponding
25    vertical rights, subterranean and air  rights,  and  sublease
26    rights, may be for a period of time no longer than 25 years.
27    (Source: P.A. 91-239, eff. 1-1-00.)

28        Section  99.  Effective date.  This Act takes effect upon
29    becoming law.

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