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Public Act 097-0977




Public Act 097-0977
HB4078 EnrolledLRB097 15538 HEP 60668 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 5. The Toll Highway Act is amended by adding
Section 32.1 as follows:
    (605 ILCS 10/32.1 new)
    Sec. 32.1. Power to construct railroad tracks. Upon written
approval by the Governor, the Authority may exercise any powers
that exist under this Act on the effective date of this
amendatory Act of the 97th General Assembly to design and
construct new railroad tracks. The Authority may charge an
access fee to any passenger or freight rail operator who wishes
to use tracks which the Authority has constructed using the
powers granted by this Section. Moneys in the Road Fund may not
be used to implement this Section. Authorization must be
granted to the Authority for each individual and distinct
railroad track project.
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/17/2012