91st General Assembly
Status of HB4717
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   610 ILCS 5/17             from Ch. 114, par. 18                             
   625 ILCS 5/18c-7501       from Ch. 95 1/2, par. 18c-7501                    

        Amends the Railroad Incorporation Act and  the  Illinois  Vehicle      
   Code. Provides that a railroad corporation may acquire through eminent      
   domain  proceedings title to real estate necessary for the location of      
   depots, station buildings, repair shops,  or  mainline  right  of  way      
   (rather  than for those purposes and for location of any right of way,      
   for purposes of the railroad's incorporation or the transaction of its      
   business, or for any  lawful  purpose  connected  with  the  building,      
   operating,   or   running  of  the  railroad).  Provides  that  before      
   commencing an action to acquire the necessary real  estate,  the  rail      
   carrier  must  obtain  a  certificate of public interest and necessity      
   after a hearing before  the  Illinois  Commerce  Commission.   Deletes      
   language  providing  for acquisition by quick take proceedings of land      
   for the construction of an industrial harbor railroad port adjacent to      
   the Illinois River.  Effective immediately.                                 
   00-05-04  H  FILED WITH CLERK                                               
   00-05-04  H  ADDED AS A JOINT SPONSOR                 WIRSING               
   00-11-09  H  FIRST READING                                                  
   00-11-09  H  REFERRED TO HOUSE RULES COMMITTEE        RULES                 
   01-01-09  H  SESSION SINE DIE                                               


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