Bill Text: IL SB0512 | 2017-2018 | 100th General Assembly | Introduced


Bill Title: Amends the Railroad Bridge Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning connection of railroads.

Spectrum: Partisan Bill (Democrat 1-0)

Status: (Introduced) 2017-04-26 - Senate Floor Amendment No. 2 Postponed - Transportation [SB0512 Detail]

Download: Illinois-2017-SB0512-Introduced.html


100TH GENERAL ASSEMBLY
State of Illinois
2017 and 2018
SB0512

Introduced 1/24/2017, by Sen. John J. Cullerton

SYNOPSIS AS INTRODUCED:
610 ILCS 40/1 from Ch. 114, par. 45

Amends the Railroad Bridge Act. Makes a technical change in a Section concerning connection of railroads.
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A BILL FOR

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1 AN ACT concerning transportation.
2 Be it enacted by the People of the State of Illinois,
3represented in the General Assembly:
4 Section 5. The Railroad Bridge Act is amended by changing
5Section 1 as follows:
6 (610 ILCS 40/1) (from Ch. 114, par. 45)
7 Sec. 1. Railroads terminating, or to terminate at any point
8on any line of continuous railroad thoroughfare where there now
9is or shall be a railroad bridge for crossing of passengers and
10and freight in cars over the same as part of such thoroughfare,
11shall make convenient connections of such railroads, by rail,
12with the rail of such bridge; and such bridge shall permit and
13cause such connections of the rail of the same with the rail of
14such railroads so that by reason of said railroads and bridge,
15there shall be uninterrupted communication over such railroads
16and bridge as public thoroughfares. But by such connections no
17corporate rights shall be impaired.
18(Source: Laws 1867, p. 174.)
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