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 1        AN ACT in relation to highways.

 2        Be it enacted by the People of  the  State  of  Illinois,
 3    represented in the General Assembly:

 4        Section  5.  The  Toll Highway Act is amended by changing
 5    Section 2 as follows:

 6        (605 ILCS 10/2) (from Ch. 121, par. 100-2)
 7        Sec. 2. The following words and terms as used in this Act
 8    shall have the following meanings:
 9        (a)  The word "Authority" shall mean The  Illinois  State
10    Toll Highway Authority.
11        (b)  The  word "person," shall mean any individual, firm,
12    association,  partnership,  corporation,  trustee  or   legal
13    representative.
14        (c)  The  word  "owner,"  shall  include all individuals,
15    copartnerships, firms, associations,  corporations,  trustees
16    or  legal  representatives,  and  others  having any title or
17    interest in any property, rights or easements  authorized  to
18    be acquired by this Act.
19        (d)  The  words  "toll highway" or "toll highways," shall
20    mean such highways as are so designed and constructed, in the
21    best  professional  judgment   of   the   engineering   staff
22    responsible, as to accomplish the purposes of this Act.
23        (e)  The   word   "toll"   or   "tolls"  shall  mean  the
24    compensation to be paid to The Illinois  State  Toll  Highway
25    Authority  for  the  privilege  of using any toll highway, or
26    portions or parts thereof, by vehicular or other traffic.
27        (f)  The word "cost" as applied to a toll  highway  shall
28    embrace  the  cost of construction, including bridges over or
29    under  existing  highways  and   railroads,   the   cost   of
30    acquisition  of  all  land,  rights of way, property, rights,
31    easements and interests acquired by the  Authority  for  such
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 1    construction,   the  cost  of  demolishing  or  removing  any
 2    buildings or structures on land so  acquired,  including  the
 3    cost  of  acquiring  any  lands  to  which  such buildings or
 4    structures may be moved,  the  cost  of  diverting  highways,
 5    interchange of highways, access to roads to private property,
 6    including  the  cost of lands or easements therefor, the cost
 7    of all machinery and equipment, financing  charges,  interest
 8    prior  to  and during construction, and for one or more years
 9    after completion of construction, cost of  traffic  estimates
10    and of engineering and legal expenses, plans, specifications,
11    surveys,  estimates  of  cost  and  revenues,  other expenses
12    necessary or  incident  to  determining  the  feasibility  or
13    practicability   of   constructing  any  such  toll  highway,
14    administrative expenses and such  other  expense  as  may  be
15    necessary  or  incident  to  the  construction  of  the  toll
16    highway,  the  financing of such construction and the placing
17    of the highway in operation.
18    (Source: Laws 1967, p. 2748.)

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