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Public Act 099-0400





Public Act 099-0400
SB1803 EnrolledLRB099 03832 RJF 23846 b

    AN ACT concerning transportation.
    Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
represented in the General Assembly:
    Section 1. Short title. This Act may be cited as the
LaSalle County Transportation Study Act.
    Section 5. LaSalle County Transportation Study.
    (a) The Department of Transportation shall conduct a
transportation study on the effects of agricultural,
manufacturing, mining, and other industrial operations in
LaSalle County and its bordering counties, and produce a report
on its findings. The report shall include the following:
        (1) impacts of road usage and traffic pattern
    disruptions by trucking companies;
        (2) potential road improvement plans to alleviate the
    additional highway traffic caused by increased
    agricultural, manufacturing, and mining operations;
        (3) potential for adding new railway terminals and
    pipelines to alleviate the highway traffic caused by
    increased industrial operations;
        (4) estimates of current and future tourism trends for
    the State parks and tourism areas in LaSalle County and the
    effects of industrial operations on visitors to those parks
    and tourism areas; and
        (5) recommendations to the General Assembly as to
    whether further legislation or rulemaking is needed to
    regulate industrial transportation in this State.
    (b) The Department may consult with any agency it deems
necessary to carry out the study.
    (c) The Department shall submit its report and
recommendations to the General Assembly on or before January 1,
    Section 10. Expiration. This Act is repealed on January 1,
    Section 99. Effective date. This Act takes effect upon
becoming law.

Effective Date: 8/18/2015